North Hertfordshire College

HND in Sport & Exercise Science North Hertfordshire College Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd


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Course summary

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HND in Sport and Exercise Science

This course is open to all those students who completed a HNC in Sport and Science related subjects. It 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.
The level of study is at Level 5 and students will need to complete 120 credit for the full diploma. The course offers opportunities to progress onto full honours.

Course details


Biochemistry of Exercise
Exercise Physiology
Exercise Prescription
Strengths and conditioning for Coaching
Sports Rehabilitation
Psychology for Performance
Research Project

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

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 code C601
Institution code N57
Campus name Hitchin
Campus code H

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

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
HNC (BTEC) P HNC in Sport, Science or any related subject. Any level 4 qualification in related subject

Additional entry requirements


For all professionals with a Level 4 qualification and at least 3 years experience in the industry

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £4,875 Year 1
EU £4,875 Year 1
England £4,875 Year 1
Northern Ireland £4,875 Year 1
Scotland £4,875 Year 1
Wales £4,875 Year 1

Additional fee information

The course fee includes membership to BASES, Trips and Visits, and Uniform.

Provider information

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North Hertfordshire College
Monkswood Way

Course contact details

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01462 424242