New College Durham has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Get your career in sport off to the best start with this foundation degree. You will experience a challenging, high quality programme in sports and exercise science that has been designed to be relevant to the industry.
This practical course will provide you with knowledge and understanding of the scientific factors that underpin performance in sport and exercise settings whilst also developing a strong understanding of the scientific methods of enquiry and problem-solving abilities.
Students will get the opportunity to gain practical experience on a work placement.
You will also have the opportunity to achieve the Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instruction in the first year, which allows accreditation with the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPS) and will have the opportunity to pursue the Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training in the second year.
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.
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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||32 points|
Tariff points can be generated from
•A Level / AS Level
• BTEC: GNVQ/NVQ at Level 3.
• Grade C GCSE or equivalent in English, and Maths or a Science.
• Evidence of interest and experience within a relevant sport and / or exercise field.
All potential students will be required to attend and successfully complete an interview with the programme team.
Those with non-standard qualifications are welcome to apply and will be expected to provide evidence of both interest and experience within a relevant sport and/ or exercise field along with an ability to meet the academic requirements of the programme through appropriate diagnostic assessment.
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Fees and funding
|EU||£9,000 *||Year 1|
|England||£9,000 *||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,000 *||Year 1|
|Scotland||£9,000 *||Year 1|
|Wales||£9,000 *||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.