New College Durham

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: New College, Durham

Applied Sports and Exercise Science

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Course summary

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Get your career in sport off to the best start with this foundation degree. You will experience a challenging, high quality programme in sports and exercise science that has been designed to be relevant to the industry. This practical course will provide you with knowledge and understanding of the scientific factors that underpin performance in sport and exercise settings whilst also developing a strong understanding of the scientific methods of enquiry and problem-solving abilities. Students will get the opportunity to gain practical experience on a work placement. You will also have the opportunity to achieve the Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instruction in the first year, which allows accreditation with the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPS) and will have the opportunity to pursue the Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training in the second year.

Course details


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 codeC601
Institution code N28
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 32 points

Tariff points can be generated from •A Level / AS Level • BTEC: GNVQ/NVQ at Level 3. • Grade C GCSE or equivalent in English, and Maths or a Science. • Evidence of interest and experience within a relevant sport and / or exercise field. All potential students will be required to attend and successfully complete an interview with the programme team. Those with non-standard qualifications are welcome to apply and will be expected to provide evidence of both interest and experience within a relevant sport and/ or exercise field along with an ability to meet the academic requirements of the programme through appropriate diagnostic assessment.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9000* Year 1
England £9000* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000* Year 1
Scotland £9000* Year 1
Wales £9000* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Applied Sports and Exercise Science at New College Durham - UCAS