Foundation Degree Health and Fitness (Validated by the University of Northampton)

Milton Keynes College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The University of Northampton
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Course summary

TEF Bronze

Milton Keynes College has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.

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Want to find out where a career in the health and fitness sector could take you? Want to find out how you can use your skills to help others discover a fit and healthy lifestyle? If you are passionate about any form of health and fitness, and think you could help Highlights of the course include: A Premium HE product with a top up year at the University of Northampton Professional work placement modules with local and national organisations Use of the MK Personal Training Studio for personal clients 50% discount on Fitness Instructing and Personal Training Qualifications International trip Free gym membership What does this course cover? Physiological Function and Response Psychology of Individuals and Groups in Sport and Exercise Introduction to Fitness Training Methods Concepts of Health Exercise Nutrition The Psychological Basis of Sport and Exercise Sport Research Methods Fitness Training Methods Work Based Learning Nutrition and Non-Communicable Disease Why choose this course? Fast food, the development of technology and a change in how we socialise can all be held responsible for the rise in obesity. The government is putting more emphasis than ever on the importance of health and fitness. In light of this, the job opportunities within the health and fitness sector are continuously growing. With career options ranging from personal training to nutritionist, the career opportunities are vast and ever evolving.

Course details

Modules

Physiological Function and Response Psychology of Individuals and Groups in Sport and Exercise Introduction to Fitness Training Methods Concepts of Health Exercise Nutrition The Psychological Basis of Sport and Exercise Sport Research Methods Fitness Training Methods Work Based Learning Nutrition and Non-Communicable Disease

Assessment method

How will I be assessed? Assessments have been designed to give you the opportunity to develop skills, experience and the critical thinking needed to excel within the Health and Fitness industry. Written reports, presentations, reflective journals, research projects, practical assessments, exams, work placementsand lab reports will be used to assess your progress as well as recording your impact whilst on a work placement. How will my progress be monitored? Your development and progress will be monitored through regular one-to-one tutorials and assessment of project work. You will also have a Personal Tutor who will support you with your studies.


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeCC60
Institution code M89
Campus nameChaffron Way
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 90 - 96 points UCAS has introduced a new tariff for courses starting from September 2017. This means the points you will be asked for are different to previous years but the grades you receive have not changed. As a guideline, a typical offer would require you to obtain a UCAS tariff score of between 90-96 points, based on your Level 3 studies.  Alternatively a Level 3 Personal Trainer qualification will be accepted accompanied by an entry exam. We require that all applicants have at least a C in GCSE English and Maths. Mature candidates will be considered on a individual basis and be required to complete an entry exam.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

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Foundation Degree Health and Fitness (Validated by the University of Northampton) at Milton Keynes College - UCAS