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BMet (Birmingham Metropolitan College)

Sport and Exercise Science

UCAS Code: C600

Higher National Diploma - HND

Entry requirements


A level

C,C

If you are taking 3 or more A Levels you can achieve the entry requirement of 64 UCAS tariff points across all of the A Level subjects you are taking and preferably they would be in a sport or related subject.

Access to HE Diploma

P:45

You are required to achieve 45 credits at Level 3 and 15 credits at Level 2, totalling 60 credits preferably in a sport or related subject.

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

MM

Preferably you would be studying a sport or related subject.

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

MPP

Preferably you would be studying a sport or related subject.

UCAS Tariff

64

Preferably the Level 3 qualification would be in a sport or related subject.

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About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2021

This course can be studied full-time over 1 year, achieving a Higher National Certificate in Sport and Exercise Science qualification, or over 2 years, achieving a Higher National Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science qualification.

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 course could include additional qualifications, such as sport massage therapy, fitness instructor or taping and strapping, to boost employment potential. Anyone interested in doing this additional study should discuss this at application/interview and be aware of the additional demands/costs that would apply.

Modules

HNC (Year 1) Modules:

Nutrition
Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Psychology
Anatomy and Physiology
Professional Skills
Training and Fitness Testing
Physical Activity
Lifestyle and Health
Injury Prevention
Sports Massage

HND (Year 2) Modules:

Research Project
Exercise Prescription
Work Experience
Psychology for Performance
Sports Rehabilitation
Entrepreneurism in Sport
Applied Lifestyle Coaching

Assessment methods

Each assessment is designed in the context of realistic situations of the workplace and higher education. You may be asked to complete a variety of assessment from the following methods:

Presentations
Practical Demonstrations
Poster Presentations
Timed Assessment
Written Reports
Dissertation

The Uni


Course location:

Sutton Coldfield College

Department:

Sport

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