Solent University (Southampton)

Fitness Management with Placement and Sport, Health and Exercise Science Foundation Year Solent University (Southampton) Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Solent University

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Are you looking to pursue a career in sport, health or fitness? Want to gain the academic skills to study an undergraduate degree in this field? Solent University’s foundation year in sport, health and exercise science will help build prepare you to make the transition to a full honours degree.

This course is also ideal for students who may not have traditional qualifications or who have been away from formal education for a while, by helping them to get back into academic study and equip them with the specialised knowledge to progress to an undergraduate degree.

Students study the fundamentals of sport, health and exercise through a variety of themes, including leadership, fitness foundations, the sport industry, sport and exercise science contemporary sports issues, and volunteering.

All of the University’s sports courses place a strong emphasis on employability, and students on the sport health and exercise science foundation year have the opportunity to build practical skills and gain valuable real-world experience working with our degree students by volunteering on local community projects.

Successful completion of the sport, health and exercise science foundation year will provide a pathway on to one of Solent University’s highly-regarded health and exercise or sport science degree programmes.

Course details

Modules

Year one
Core units

Leadership Through Sport & Exercise Foundations of Fitness Volunteering in Sport Sport & Exercise Science in the Contemporary World Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Science Sport and Exercise Science Skills Application

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 FIM4
Institution code S30
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

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:

  • Foundation

International applicants

All international applicants need to be aware that the English language requirements to attend Solent University, and the English language requirements to obtain a visa from the Home Office, may be different. This means that if you meet the Solent University language requirement to gain a place on the course, you may still have to meet additional requirements to be granted with a visa by the Home Office. We strongly advise all applicants to visit the Home Office website which outlines all the requirements for a successful visa application and to take a look at this PDF document which outlines both Solent University and Home Office requirements for a number of language tests.


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 48 points A minimum of two completed A-levels, a BTEC Extended Diploma at PPP or BTEC Diploma at MP or equivalent.

We will consider mature students who have not recently undertaken a formal course of study at A-level, or equivalent, but can demonstrate relevant work or voluntary experience, that's indicative of their ability to complete the course successfully.
We will also consider overseas applicants in an equivalent situation to UK students as outlined above, and who have been taught in English or have IELTS 5.5, or equivalent.

We welcome applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds. Applicants who are not in possession of the minimum entry requirements but are able to demonstrate aptitude, enthusiasm and motivation will be considered on an individual basis and may be admitted subject to satisfactory interview and/or portfolio. Please contact us for further details.
A level DD GCSE Maths and English at grade C / grade 4 or above
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) PPP GCSE Maths and English at grade C / grade 4 or above
AQA Level 3 (Foundation) Technical Level (360 glh) D GCSE Maths and English at grade C / grade 4 or above
AQA Level 3 Technical Level (1080 glh) PPP GCSE Maths and English at grade C / grade 4 or above
AQA Level 3 Technical Level (540 glh) MM GCSE Maths and English at grade C / grade 4 or above
AQA Level 3 Technical Level (720 glh) MP GCSE Maths and English at grade C / grade 4 or above
AS In combination with other qualifications
GCSE Maths and English at grade C / grade 4 or above
Extended Project In combination with other qualifications
GCSE Maths and English at grade C / grade 4 or above
OCR Cambridge Technical Certificate In combination with other qualifications
GCSE Maths and English at grade C / grade 4 or above
OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma MP GCSE Maths and English at grade C / grade 4 or above
OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate D GCSE Maths and English at grade C / grade 4 or above
OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma PPP GCSE Maths and English at grade C / grade 4 or above
OCR Cambridge Technical Foundation Diploma MM GCSE Maths and English at grade C / grade 4 or above
OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma D GCSE Maths and English at grade C / grade 4 or above
OCR Cambridge Technical Subsidiary Diploma MM GCSE Maths and English at grade C / grade 4 or above
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Certificate (first teaching from September 2016) In combination with other qualifications
GCSE Maths and English at grade C / grade 4 or above
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MP GCSE Maths and English at grade C / grade 4 or above
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016) D GCSE Maths and English at grade C / grade 4 or above
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) M GCSE Maths and English at grade C / grade 4 or above

IELTS minimum score of 5.5 overall with a minimum of 5.0 in each component of reading, writing, listening and speaking. TOEFL minimum score of 71 overall with a minimum of 19 in each component of reading, writing, listening and speaking.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

The 2020/21 fees are not yet available. For guidance, the 2019/20 fees are listed. Other costs While most course costs are covered by your tuition fees, some essential resources and optional extras may need to be paid for separately. These additional costs are listed below. For advice on budgeting and managing your money, please contact student.funding@solent.ac.uk. The 2020/21 other costs are not yet available. For guidance, previous other costs have been: Compulsory costs DBS disclosure: £55 Compulsory kit: £105

Sponsorship information

Solent University offers a range of bursaries and scholarships that provide financial assistance or waive fees for tuition or accommodation. Each bursary or scholarship has specific eligibility criteria. Check out our bursaries and scholarships pages to find out more.

Provider information

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Solent University (Southampton)
East Park Terrace
Southampton
SO14 0YN


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+44 (0) 23 8201 5066


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