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North Hertfordshire College

HNC in Sport and Exercise Science

UCAS Code: C600

Higher National Certificate - HNC

Entry requirements


Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

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Completion of a Level 3 qualification in relevant field Ideally GCSE Grade 4 or above (Grade C) in Math's and English Interview on Entry . We encourage applications from relevant industry working professionals.

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About this course


Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2020

This course will interest anyone with an enthusiasm for sport, exercise and health, coaching, teaching, sports science and sports therapy. All modules integrate theory and practice using the experience gained from involvement in sport.
The course is designed to meet the needs of employers such as local authorities, sports facilities and public and private providers in sport and leisure industry.
Students study
**Level 4 HNC 120 credit**
- Unit 1 Nutrition (15 Credits)

- Unit 2 Fundamentals of Sport & Exercise Psychology (15 Credits)

- Unit 3 Anatomy & Physiology (15 Credits)

- Unit 4 Professional Skills (Pearson-set) (15 Credits)

- Unit 9 Biomechanics (15 Credits)

- Unit 11 Injury Prevention (15 Credits)

- Unit 13 Sports Massage (15 Credits)

- Unit 10 Technology in Sport (15 Credits)

In the second year, students study at Level 5 120 additional credits -
- 14 Research Project (Pearson-set) (30 Credits)

- 31 Biochemistry of Exercise (15 Credits)

- 26 Exercise Physiology (15 Credits)

- 27 Advanced Nutrition (15 Credits)

- 33 Strength & Conditioning for Coaching (15 Credits)

- 37 Sport Rehabilitation (15 Credits)

- 32 Psychology for Performance (15 Credits)

Modules

Anatomy and Physiology for Sport and Exercise; Sport and Exercise Psychology; Research Methods for Sport and Exercise Sciences; Biomechanics for Sport; Research Project; Training and fitness for sport and exercise; Field-based fitness testing for sport and exercise; Sport and Exercise Massage; Functional Exercise Physiology; Sports Coaching

Assessment methods

Assessment is through assignment work, case studies and presentations

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£4,875
per year
England
£4,875
per year
EU
£4,875
per year
Northern Ireland
£4,875
per year
Scotland
£4,875
per year
Wales
£4,875
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Hitchin

Department:

Sports, Health and Public Services Academy

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