Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, Foundation Degree

East Riding College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Hull

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Course summary

TEF Silver

East Riding College has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

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This qualification is for students with an interest in competitive sport, exercise and coaching for recreation and health. The course allows students to develop their knowledge through a large spectrum of exercise, science, fitness and coaching-based modules aiming to demonstrate how the applied nature of sports and science can influence performance and fitness. The course is comprised of lectures, seminars, practicals, speakers and group work maximising the development of students personal skills. Learners who complete the foundation degree at East Riding College will have the option of continuing their academic development by progressing on to the BSc (Top-Up) in Sports Coaching and Health Sciences..

Course details


The course has a requirement of 240 credits equally divided between twelve 20-credit modules. Examples of modules studied on the course include: Level Four Research methods and study skills Anatomy, physiology and kinesiology for sports performance Introdction to sports coaching The aetiology, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries in sport Health and fitness assessments Exercise psychology Level Five Sports coaching pedagogy Sport and exercise massage Applied fitness and training Nutritional strategies for sports performance Advanced professional practice (work-based learning) Research project

Assessment method

Assessment for modules varies dependant on the content and may include written assignments, presentations, personal reflections, practical observations, examinations and others.

Unistats information

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How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

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Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 48 points

48 UCAS points from advanced level studies or Access to Higher Education or other relevant level three qualification and College interview Applications from mature students will be viewed on an application by application basis and will be judged on their own merit considering their previous sporting experiences, vocational history and current positions. A typical offer for this course would ask for the entry requirements to be met, however, all offers take individual applicants’ experience and qualifications into account.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Northern Ireland £6995 Year 1
Scotland £6995 Year 1
Wales £6995 Year 1
England £6995 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, Foundation Degree at East Riding College - UCAS