The HND provides a thorough grounding in the key concepts and practical skills required for a range of careers in the Sports sector. It is nationally recognised by employers and allows progression directly into the sector.
You will be studying:
•Applied Sports Coaching
•The Evolution of Sports Development
•The Sport and Leisure Industry
•Sport and Exercise Psychology
•Nutrition for Sport and Exercise
•Training and Fitness for Sport and Exercise
•Injury Prevention and Treatment in Sport and Exercise
•Sport and Exercise Massage
•Principles of Sports Coaching
•Applied Sports Coaching
•Managing Sports Development
•Anatomy and Physiology for Sport and Exercise
•Field-based Fitness Testing for Sport and Exercise
•Analysis of Sports Performance
•Sport and Exercise Rehabilitation
Methods of assessment are specifically designed to replicate industry requirements and prepare you for employment and further study. Examples include: written assignments, practical assessments, video analysis, presentations, research methods, work placement assessments and exams.
On successful completion of the HND, you can apply for a third year to achieve a full degree in Sport. The course will provide you with the right employability skills to apply for a range of jobs including – Sports Coach, Sports Development Officer, Performance Analyst, Sports Therapist and Sports Scientist.
How to apply
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Henley Campus|
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
|UCAS Tariff||120 points|
|A level||D||Minimum of Grade D from at least one A Level|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM|
|Access to HE Diploma||P: 40 credits||We may specify particular grades in certain Level 3 units.|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||5 GCSE subjects at grade 4 (C) or above including maths and English Language. An accepted alternative qualification is Functional Skills English/maths Level 2. International learners must evidence English Language abilities at IELTS Level 5.5 or above in both oral and written skills.|
|Pearson BTEC Extended Diploma (QCF)||PPP|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MP|
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£5,500||Year 1|