North Hertfordshire College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

Sport and Exercise Science

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Course summary

This course will interest anyone with an enthusiasm for sport, exercise and health, coaching, teaching, sports science and sports therapy. All modules integrate theory and practice using the experience gained from involvement in sport. The course is designed to meet the needs of employers such as local authorities, sports facilities and public and private providers in sport and leisure industry. Students study ( Some optional units can be subject to change) Level 4 HNC 120 credit Unit 1 Nutrition (15 Credits) - Core Unit 2 Fundamentals of Sport & Exercise Psychology (15 Credits) - Core Unit 3 Anatomy & Physiology (15 Credits) - Core Unit 4 Professional Skills (Pearson-set) (15 Credits) - Core Unit 6: Training, Fitness, Testing (15 Credits) - Option Unit 7: Physical Activity, Lifestyle and Health (15 Credits) - Option Unit 9 Biomechanics (15 Credits) - Option Unit 10 Technology in Sport (15 Credits) - Option In the second year, students study at Level 5 120 additional credits - Unit 14: Research Project (Pearson-set) (30 Credits) - Core Unit 18: Exercise Prescription (15 Credits) - Option Unit 31: Biochemistry of Exercise (15 Credits) - Option Unit 26: Exercise Physiology (15 Credits)- Option Unit 27: Advanced Nutrition (15 Credits) - Option Unit 33: Strength & Conditioning for Coaching (15 Credits) - Option Unit 32: Psychology for Performance (15 Credits) - Option

Course details


Anatomy and Physiology for Sport and Exercise; Sport and Exercise Psychology; Research Methods for Sport and Exercise Sciences; Biomechanics for Sport; Research Project; Training and fitness for sport and exercise; Field-based fitness testing for sport and exercise; Sport and Exercise Massage; Functional Exercise Physiology; Sports Coaching

Assessment method

Assessment is through assignment work, case studies and presentations

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • British Association of Sports and Exercise Sciences

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

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

Not applicable.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

To book an interview, please contact Liz Calver on 01462424242 ext 1323 or on email [email protected]

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £4875 Year 1
England £4875 Year 1
Northern Ireland £4875 Year 1
Scotland £4875 Year 1
Wales £4875 Year 1
Channel Islands £4875 Year 1

Additional fee information

The course fee includes membership to BASES, Trips and Visits, and Uniform.
Sport and Exercise Science at North Hertfordshire College - UCAS