University Centre Grimsby

Sport (Community Sport & Physical Activity) University Centre Grimsby Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd


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Course summary

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The aim of the Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Sport (Community Sport & Physical Activity) is aimed at students who are wanting to continue their education through an applied learning bases. This programme is designed for students wishing to pursue a career in sport.

The outcome of the Higher National Certificate is to equip you with sporting skills, knowledge and understanding that is necessary to achieve a high performance in a sporting environment.

The programme also provides you with the education and training for a different range of careers in sport that can include sports coaching, sports development officer, coach and duty manager.

The programme also offers you opportunities to develop your understanding into the diversity of roles within sport, along with developing your understanding and knowledge of culturally diverse organisations, cross cultural issues, diversity and values.

The programme also allows you to develop the skills, techniques and personal attributes that are essential for successful working environments. Finally, the course enables you to progress onto further professional qualification in specific sports areas, and also to progress further in your academic studies.

Course details


Mandatory units are:
• Physical Activity, lifestyle & Health
• The Sports Landscape
• Project Management (Pearson-set unit)
Course units
• Activity Leadership
• Inclusive Sport
• Nutrition
• Experiential learning
• Working with young people.

Assessment method

The assessment methods will be through written assignments, practical demonstrations, presentation and discussions.

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 SN55
Institution code G80
Campus name Scarborough TEC
Campus code S

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
UCAS Tariff 48 points

• 90 Credit Diploma in Sport or Extended Diploma in Sport
• GCSE grades 4 or above (A* to C) in Maths and English
• An Access to Higher Education Diploma awarded by an approved further education institution
• An international equivalent of the above.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £5,900 Year 1
EU £5,900 Year 1
England £5,900 Year 1
Northern Ireland £5,900 Year 1
Scotland £5,900 Year 1
Wales £5,900 Year 1

Additional fee information

Accommodation costs are £85-105 per week. There will also be an additional coast for HE Sport wear. The cost is £50 for Nike t-shirt and hoodie.

Provider information

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University Centre Grimsby
Nuns Corner
DN34 5BQ

Course contact details

Scarborough TEC

Learner Services/HE Admissions