Teesside University, Middlesbrough

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Teesside University

Sport and Fitness

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Course summary

TEF Silver

Teesside University, Middlesbrough has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

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Note: Due to the course delivery locations and visa restrictions, this course is NOT available to international students requiring a Tier 4 visa. Location: This is an award of Teesside University delivered in partnership with Stockton Riverside College (campus code 3, call 01642 865400) at their Teesdale and Bede campuses and at Redcar & Cleveland College (campus code 6, call 01642 473132). Course overview: During this course, you develop the knowledge and skills to be able to successfully instruct sport and fitness sessions to individuals and groups in a variety of settings. You study the core principles of sport leadership and fitness instruction, applying these in various practical settings throughout the course. You may have the option to complete vocationally recognised qualifications to prepare you for employment. A cost will be associated with the additional awards and successful completion of additional exams will be required. There is also the option of progressing onto the third year of Teesside University’s BSc (Hons) Applied Sport and Exercise degree. After the course: You should be well prepared for careers in sport and fitness when you graduate. You may also wish to further your education by progressing to the BSc (Hons) Applied Sport and Exercise degree at Teesside University. Career options are varied and include self-employment or jobs in the private and public sector sport and fitness industry.

Course details


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Assessment method

The majority of modules are taught by a mixture of lectures, seminars and practical workshops. The Practical Experience in Sport and Fitness in Year 2 involves a placement (organised by the student) in either a school or exercise setting. You are assessed through a variety of formats including reports, presentations, examinations and portfolios of work.

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.

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 codeC605
Institution code T20
Campus nameStockton Riverside College
Campus code3

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

Due to the course delivery location and visa restrictions, this course is NOT available to international students requiring a Tier 4 visa.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 40 - 48 points
Access to HE Diploma Accredited Access to HE Diploma.

40-48 tariff points from at least two A levels or equivalent. GCSE English, maths and science at grade C (or 4) or above, or equivalent. The entry criteria is based on your ability to succeed and can be demonstrated in a variety of ways including appropriate training through work. An enhanced DBS check is required for this programme. Due to the course delivery location and visa restrictions, this course is NOT available to international students requiring a Tier 4 visa.

Additional entry requirements


Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £6150 Year 1
England £6150 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6150 Year 1
Scotland £6150 Year 1
Wales £6150 Year 1

Additional fee information

Find out more about fees and funding if you are from the UK/EU here: tees.ac.uk/fees. If you live in the Channel Islands or Isle of Man contact your education office: gov.uk/student-finance.
Sport and Fitness at Teesside University, Middlesbrough - UCAS