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Level 4/5 Higher National Certificate/ Diploma in Sport & Exercise Science
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Information about this Course
Sport & Sport Science
Higher National Certificate 1 year,
Higher National Diploma 2 years .
Five GCSEs at grade 9-4 including
English and Maths or equivalent. Level 3 qualification in Sport or a Sport
related subject (equivalent to 72-96 UCAS points) or an Access to HE in a sport
The field of sport and exercise Sciences
is a diverse one with many different pathways in which to specialise. The
structure of the qualification will aim to give the learner not only a broad
understanding of the core disciplines within sport and exercise sciences , but
sufficient knowledge for those who aspire to be employed in a variety of types
of work such as, performance analysis, sports therapy and rehabilitation,
nutrition and dietetics, sports coaching and education or even research-based
This course provides learners with an
introduction to sport and exercise science at undergraduate level equipping
learners with skills, knowledge and understanding to achieve high performance in
the sport and exercise science sector.
During the HNC/HND you will be taught
the knowledge of the basic concepts of Sports and Exercise Science by completing
a total of 8 units covering topics such as: /
and exercise psychology /
Anatomy and physiology /
Professional skills /
Physical activity, lifestyle and health
injury prevention and massage.
Throughout the course students will be
required to communicate accurately through carrying out written assessments and
presentations on topics which will be formatively and summatively assessed.
Transferable skills and employability qualities will be developed through taking
part in team working skills as well as independent activities which in turn
develops essential skills required for working effectively in this sector.
Work experience is a fundamental aspect
of developing effective professional experience and therefore there is a
requirement to complete work related activities within the sector.
This qualification has been developed
and is recognised by The Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and
Physical Activity (CIMSPA). This course is assessed using a combination of
internally assessed assignments as well as one externally assessed ‘set
assignment’. Assignments will require a variety of assessment activities such as
essays, mini exams, academic posters, presentations, reflective journals as well
as creation of documents such as financial or planning documents.
Students will be able to progress onto a
1 year top-up at selected UK universities to complete a full Honours degree (BSc
or BA) in a Sport and/ or Exercise Science related discipline such as the BSc
(Hons) in Sports Coaching or BSc (Hons) in Sports Management at the University