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Sport & Exercise Science (Coaching Science) (Blended Learning)

Loughborough College

UCAS Code: C621 | Higher National Diploma - HND

Entry requirements


UCAS Tariff

48

About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2022

Subject

Sport and exercise sciences

This course is Distance Learning with limited contact days at the college Main Campus
This HND programmes enables a multidisciplinary study of sport and exercise science at a higher level, where you will have the opportunity to study in all major disciplines of sports science, as well as an introduction to research and laboratory skills. you will gain a scientific understanding of core principles involved in supporting a range of sporting performance.

Learning will be largely online with 5-7 contact days per a year , where you will be required to visit Lough borough College. During these contact days you will be able to put theory into practice, by utilising our sports science laboratories and practical facilities, whilst also befitting from face to face delivery and support.

Modules

Year 1 modules
-Nutrition, Fundamentals of Sport & Exercise Psychology, Anatomy & Physiology, Professional Skill, Training Fitness and Testing, Coaching Practice & Skill Development, Community Coaching and Injury Prevention.
Year 2 Modules: Project, Advanced Coaching, Talent ID & Development, Performance Analysis, Physical Education & School Sport, Contemporary Issues in Coaching, Strength & Conditioning for Coaching.

Assessment methods

Assessments include a range of exams, essays, projects, presentations and reports. Such diversity allows you to experience and refine various academic and professional skills to prepare for your next steps.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£7,750
per year
England
£7,750
per year
EU
£7,750
per year
International
£7,750
per year
Northern Ireland
£7,750
per year
Scotland
£7,750
per year
Wales
£7,750
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Loughborough College

Department:

Sport, Leisure and Tourism

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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

79%
med
Sport and exercise sciences

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Sport and exercise sciences

Teaching and learning

71%
Staff make the subject interesting
88%
Staff are good at explaining things
60%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
67%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

60%
Library resources
40%
IT resources
68%
Course specific equipment and facilities
55%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions
Feel part of a community on my course

After graduation


We don't have more detailed stats to show you in relation to this subject area at this university but read about typical employment outcomes and prospects for graduates of this subject below.

What about your long term prospects?

Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

Sport and exercise sciences

The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

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£22k

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£31k

£31k

Note: this data only looks at employees (and not those who are self-employed or also studying) and covers a broad sample of graduates and the various paths they've taken, which might not always be a direct result of their degree.

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