Vision West Nottinghamshire College (Vision University Centre Mansfield)

Sport Studies (Top-up) Vision West Nottinghamshire College (Vision University Centre Mansfield) Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: University of Derby


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Course summary

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This course is for you if:
You want to top-up your foundation degree with an inter-disciplinary approach to the study of sport, which develops your ability to problem solve and use solution-based approaches to issues and concerns. This course applies what you learn to your practical environment, as work/volunteering experience is an important part of the programme.

The Vision University Centre is for you if:
You want an affordable university degree at a centre that offers smaller classes, tutors who are passionate about their industry and dedicated study skills support and tutorials throughout your course to help you achieve your goals.

As a University of Derby partner student, you will have access to the university’s virtual learning environment, including UDo and on-line journals and texts, as well as their library facilities.

Course details


Applied Sport and Exercise
Professional Practice
Independent Research Project
Pedagogy and Sport (FdA progressors)
Analysis of Sport Performance (Fda Progressors)
Exercise Prescription (FdSc progressors)
Training and Performance (FdSc progressors)

*Some of the modules above will be assigned, based on whether your Level 5 qualification is a general sport background or sport science background. Module titles are subject to change.

Assessment method

Assessment will be based on coursework and will include a research project, written assignments, practical case studies and critical reflections. Some assessment will be work-related enabling you to apply your learning to a specific work-based context.

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 BSPT
Institution code W45
Campus name Vision University Centre - West Nottinghamshire College
Campus code V

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information

This course is designed for applicants who already hold a foundation degree or HND, and who wish to progress to a full degree.

Applicants should have at least 240 credits on a relevant foundation degree, with a minimum grade profile of 55%, or relevant HND with a minimum of a merit profile. We will consider applicants with other relevant Level 5 qualification (normally 240 credits) at merit grade, or equivalent.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)


We also normally require GCSE English language and maths at grade C/grade 4 or above: English and maths at Level 2 are essential requirements.

English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 5.5 If English is not your first language or you have not previously studied in English, we require an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of at least 5.5, at Level 6.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £7,000 Year 1
International £7,000 Year 1
England £7,000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7,000 Year 1
Scotland £7,000 Year 1
Wales £7,000 Year 1

Additional fee information

ADDITIONAL COSTS: Every student is different, but as a rough guide you should allow for the following costs of study, on top of basic stationery and IT costs, per year: ESSENTIAL: - Between £100-£300 on books. - Up to £100 on visits, events, etc. - £44 on DBS check.

Provider information

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Vision West Nottinghamshire College (Vision University Centre Mansfield)
Derby Road
NG18 5BH

Clearing contact details

Louise Knott

0808 100 3626

Additional information

Thursday 15th August 2019 - 8.30 - 17.00 Friday 16th August 2019 - 8.30 - 16.00

Course contact details

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Main Contact

01623 627191

Fax: 01623 623063