Sport & Exercise Science Higher National Certificate/Diploma
This course is designed to provide a platform for anyone wishing to enter the varied and exciting field of sports and exercise science. The course aims to introduce students to the theory and practical application of sports and exercise science in various environments and is designed to assist students into a wide range of careers, but with a particular focus on sports rehabilitation and massage, fitness development and healthy lifestyle development.
Studying will take place in a range of settings with modules being taught not just in the classroom, but also in our fitness gym, sports hall or massage suite. In addition to traditional studying methods, students will also be encouraged to use personal study time with online materials to help enhance understanding and learning throughout the course. Other opportunities available for those on this programme could include additional qualifications to boost employment potential. For example, studying additional qualifications like sport massage therapy, fitness instructor or taping and strapping qualifications. Anyone interested in doing this additional study should discuss this at application / interview and be aware of the additional demands / costs that would apply.
Content/modules could include:
• Fundamentals of Sport & Exercise Psychology
• Anatomy & Physiology
• Professional Skills
• Training, Fitness, Testing
• Physical Activity, Lifestyle & Health
• Injury Prevention
• Sports Massage
• Sports Rehabilitation
You will study a HNC (level 4) course in year one and then have the option to top this up to HND (level 5) in the following year.
The tuition fee for academic year 2020-21 is £5,500. Please be aware that we intend to increase tuition fees in subsequent years using the Retail Price Index (RPI-X).