BMet (Birmingham Metropolitan College)

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

Sport and Exercise Science

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Course summary

This course can be studied full-time over 1 year, achieving a Higher National Certificate in Sport and Exercise Science qualification, or over 2 years, achieving a Higher National Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science qualification. This course is designed to provide a platform for anyone wishing to enter the varied and exciting field of sports and exercise science. The course aims to introduce students to the theory and practical application of sports and exercise science in various environments and is designed to assist students into a wide range of careers, but with a particular focus on sports rehabilitation and massage, fitness development and healthy lifestyle development. Studying will take place in a range of settings with modules being taught not just in the classroom, but also in our fitness gym, sports hall or massage suite. In addition to traditional studying methods, students will also be encouraged to use personal study time with online materials to help enhance understanding and learning throughout the course. Other opportunities available for those on this course could include additional qualifications, such as sport massage therapy, fitness instructor or taping and strapping, to boost employment potential. Anyone interested in doing this additional study should discuss this at application/interview and be aware of the additional demands/costs that would apply. We offer smaller class sizes enabling supportive quality teaching and allows both one to one tuition and group work. This course has a competitive fee structure with flexible entry requirements based on your experience.

Course details

Modules

Nutrition Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Psychology Anatomy and Physiology Professional Skills Training and Fitness Testing Physical Activity Lifestyle and Health Injury Prevention Sports Massage

Assessment method

Each assessment is designed in the context of realistic situations of the workplace and higher education. You may be asked to complete a variety of assessment from the following methods: Presentations Practical Demonstrations Poster Presentations Timed Assessment Written Reports Dissertation

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

This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.

Application codes

Course code:
C600
Institution code:
B30
Campus name:
Sutton Coldfield College
Campus code:
S

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

International applicants

BMet do not hold a Tier 4 sponsor licence with UK Visas and Immigration, therefore, we are unable to accept international students on our courses.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

You are required to have a minimum of 3 GCSEs at Grade C/4 or above to include English, Maths and Science. We will accept Level 2 equivalences for English and Maths in place of GCSEs. A Level 2 Maths and GCSE Science qualification are desirable but not essential. We encourage applications from students who do not meet the entry requirements outlined but can demonstrate ability through work experience, portfolio of evidence or successful interview.

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

https://www.bmet.ac.uk/course/sport-exercise-science-higher-national-certificate-diploma/

Additional entry requirements

Admission tests

Interview

You will be required to attend an interview at the College's Sutton Coldfield site prior to an offer being made to you. If you would find it difficult to attend the College for an interview we may be able to arrange for this to take place via Skype.

Institutions Own Test (IOT)

If you do not hold a Level 2 English and/or Maths qualification you maybe required to undertake an initial assessment to ascertain your current literacy and/or numeracy levels and/or a free writing assessment.


English language requirements

Students whose first language is not English must have a minimum standard of English at IELTS Level 5.5 with no element below 5.0.


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £6000 Year 1
England £6000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6000 Year 1
Scotland £6000 Year 1
Wales £6000 Year 1
Channel Islands £6000 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £6000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note that the tuition fee stated is charged per year of study and we intend to increase tuition fees in subsequent years using the Retail Price Index (RPI-X). BMet do not hold a Tier 4 sponsor licence with UK Visas and Immigration, therefore, we are unable to accept international students on our courses.
Sport and Exercise Science at BMet (Birmingham Metropolitan College) - UCAS