East Riding College

Sports Coaching and Health Sciences (Top Up) East Riding College Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

TEF Silver

East Riding College has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

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This qualification is for students wishing to develop their understanding of sport, exercise and coaching for competition, recreation and health. The course allows students to expand their existing knowledge through a large spectrum of exercise, fitness and coaching-based modules. Students will also benefit from carrying out a research dissertation based on an area of interest. The course is comprised of lectures, seminars, practicals, guest speakers maximising the development of students personal skills. This one year course is for those who have completed a relevant foundation degree or equivalent and would like to achieve the full BSc.

Course details


The course has a requirement of 120 credits divided between four 20-credit modules and one 40-credit independent research project.

Modules will include:

Independent research project (sport)

Physical activity and health promotion

Specialist coaching and leadership

Qualitative analysis of sports performance

Current practices in physical education and coaching.

Assessment method

Assessment for modules varies dependent on the content and may include written assignments, presentations, personal reflections, practical observations and many others. Students will also undertake an independent research project.

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level Not accepted
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) Not accepted
Access to HE Diploma Not accepted
Scottish Higher Not accepted

A HND with merit profile
Foundation degree or equivalent level five qualification in a subject allied to Sport, Health and Exercise or relevant experience
College interview
A typical offer for this course would ask for the entry requirements to be met, however, all offers take individual applicants’ experience and qualifications into account..

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6,995 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6,995 Year 1
Scotland £6,995 Year 1
Wales £6,995 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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East Riding College
Flemingate Centre
Armstrong Way
HU17 0GH

Course contact details

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