East Riding College

Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences East Riding College Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: University of Hull


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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 with an interest in competitive sport, exercise and coaching for recreation and health. The course allows students to develop their knowledge through a large spectrum of exercise, science, fitness and coaching-based modules aiming to demonstrate how the applied nature of sports and science can influence performance and fitness.

The course is comprised of lectures, seminars, practicals, speakers and group work maximising the development of students personal skills. Learners who complete the foundation degree at East Riding College will have the option of continuing their academic development by progressing on to the BSc (Top-Up) in Sports Coaching and Health Sciences..

Course details


The course has a requirement of 240 credits equally divided between twelve 20-credit modules.

Examples of modules studied on the course include:

Level Four

Research methods and study skills
Anatomy, physiology and kinesiology for sports performance
Introdction to sports coaching
The aetiology, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries in sport
Health and fitness assessments
Exercise psychology
Level Five

Sports coaching pedagogy
Sport and exercise massage
Applied fitness and training
Nutritional strategies for sports performance
Advanced professional practice (work-based learning)
Research project

Assessment method

Assessment for modules varies dependant on the content and may include written assignments, presentations, personal reflections, practical observations, examinations and others.

How to apply

Application deadlines

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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 48 points

48 UCAS points from advanced level studies
Access to Higher Education or other relevant level three qualification
College interview

Applications from mature students will be viewed on an application by application basis and will be judged on their own merit considering their previous sporting experiences, vocational history and current positions.

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

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Provider information

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East Riding College
Flemingate Centre
Armstrong Way
HU17 0GH

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