Halesowen College

Degree level: Undergraduate

Sport and Exercise Sciences: Coaching Science

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Course summary

This is an ideal course for those interested in a career in the sport or leisure industry. The course develops your knowledge of key sporting concepts with a strong vocational focus designed to equip you with the skills to develop your career within the sports industry. You will be introduced to a range of topics which underpin your ability to work within a range of sporting industries such as leisure, coaching, teaching and sport science. You are provided with the knowledge, expertise and additional qualifications to progress either into the job market or to continue your studies at a further or higher education level. Those wishing to continue their studies can use this qualification to progress to a full honours degree at many universities, in sport-based subject areas, once the HND has been achieved. The sport and exercise science pathway is suited to those that want to work within elite sport or the health and fitness industry. Whereas the coaching science pathway prepares you for coaching a range of sports from grassroots to the elite level. In addition to the award of a Higher National Certificate, students will now have the opportunity to complete additional qualifications specific to their chosen pathway. This allows students the opportunity to gain an industry qualification to improve job prospects while completing their HNC.

Course details

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

This profile should be supported by GCSE grades A* to C (9 - 4) in Maths and English Language. Mature learners may present a more varied profile of achievement that is likely to include extensive work experience and/or achievement of a range of professional qualifications in their work sector.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £5500* Whole course
Northern Ireland £5500* Whole course
Scotland £5500* Whole course
Wales £5500* Whole course

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

An additional registration fee is payable.
Sport and Exercise Sciences: Coaching Science at Halesowen College - UCAS