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HNC Sport and Exercise Science (Coaching Science)

UCAS Code: C600

Higher National Certificate - HNC

Entry requirements


A level

C,C,C

GCSE/National 4/National 5

4 or 5 GCSE grades at 4-9 (A* to C) or equivalent, including English and Maths at GCSE or Functional Skills Level 2.

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

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About this course


Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2020

The Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Sport and Exercise Science at Activate Learning follows the Coaching Science pathway and provides a detailed foundation in which students can build on as they continue their studies beyond the Level 4 Certificate stage. The Level 5 Higher National Diploma allows students to specialise in more specific career paths associated with Sports Coaching and Sport and Exercise Science and progression routes to degree-level study. The purpose of our Higher National’s in Sport and Exercise Science (Coaching Science) is to develop students as professional, self-reflecting individuals who are able to meet the demands of employment in the Sport and Exercise Science sector.

Who is this course for?

This course is for students looking to develop a career in sport. It will be focused on skills knowledge and experience needed to make a successful career in the sports industry. Students will be expected to gain practical coaching experience, playing pathway and spots analysis during the course.

Modules

The course operates on a modular basis that provides flexibility and choice. Each module is worth a specified number of credits, with most modules counting for 30 or 15 academic credits, with each credit taken equating to a total amount of study time which includes scheduled teaching, independent study and assessment activity.
Full details of the modules studied is available on the course website, but modules studied normally include:
Unit 1: Nutrition
Unit 2: Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Psychology
Unit 3: Anatomy and Physiology
Unit 4: Professional Skills
Unit 5: Coaching Practice and Skills Development
Unit 6: Training, Fitness, Testing

Assessment methods

Assessment: The course provides you with opportunities to test your understanding of the subject informally before you complete the formal assessments that count towards your final mark. Each module normally contains at least one piece of practice or ‘formative’ assessment for which you receive feedback from your tutor. Practice assessments are developmental and any grades you receive for them do not count towards your module mark.
There is a formal or ‘summative’ assessment at the end of each module. Assessment methods include written examinations and a range of coursework assessments such as essays, reports, portfolios, performance, presentations and your final year major project. The grades from formal assessments count towards your module mark.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£6,165
per year
England
£6,165
per year
EU
£6,165
per year
International
£7,500
per year
Northern Ireland
£6,165
per year
Scotland
£6,165
per year
Wales
£6,165
per year

The Uni


Course locations:

AFDA Football Academy

Northampton FC

The Rugby Academy

Sutton United FC

Walton Casuals FC

Dorking Wanderers FC

Department:

Higher Education

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