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Solihull College & University Centre

Sport & Exercise Science

UCAS Code: 006C

Higher National Diploma - HND

Entry requirements


A level

D,D,D,D-A*,A*,A*,A*


Must be in a relevant subject such as Engineering/Mathematics and/or Science disciplines.

Access to HE Diploma

D:15,M:15,P:15

Access to HE Diploma in a relevant subject such as (Science or Engineering).Acheiving a minimum of 60 credits with 45 at level 3, with at least 15 credits at Distinction, 15 credits at Merit and 15 at Pass profile.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE C/4 or above in English and Mathematics or equivalent will be required.

HNC (BTEC)

M

For entry into the second year of the HND a minimum of 120 credits at Merit profile or above and must be in a relevant subject in Sport disciplines.

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

MMM

In a relevant Maths, Science or Engineering subject.

Please contact Solihull College & University Centre for further information.

UCAS Tariff

96

Must be in a relevant subject such as Engineering/Mathematics and/or Science disciplines.

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About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2020

The Higher National Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science is an ideal qualification for people who aspire to work in the health and fitness industry, sports coaching or education. The two year programme provides enthusiastic individuals with the opportunity to study a broad range of core and optional modules, which have been designed to enable a multidisciplinary study of sport and exercise science at higher level, which will provide you with the knowledge and understanding of how scientific methods and principles are applied within the study of sport and exercise.

Modules

Nutrition
Sports Psychology
Antimony & Physiology
Professional Skills
Training, Fitness, & Testing
Biomechanics
Injury Prevention

Year 2 modules

Research Project
Sports Analysis
Work Experience
PE in schools/teaching practice
Exercise Physiology
Entrepreneurism in sport
Psychology for performance

Assessment methods

Assessments are designed and delivered in the context of realistic workplace situations and might include a range from the following throughout the duration of the programme.
• Leading practical sessions (coaching, fitness/gym based, field-based and lab testing)
• Presentations
• Work-based learning
• Practical exercises
• Short tests
• Written reports and essays
• Project and dissertation

Each unit can be assessed at Pass, Merit or Distinction levels, which are combined at the end of the qualification to give an overall grade of Pass, Merit or Distinction for the qualification.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

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

Extra funding

Solihull College & University Centre will be offering both Academic Scholarships and Bursaries for students applying to study either full time or part time courses from September 2018. Please see our website for further information https://www.solihull.ac.uk/uni-level-learner/student-services/

The Uni


Course location:

Solihull College & University Centre

Department:

Sport

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