• Course
    Overview
  • Units and
    Structure
  • Entry
    Requirements
  • Tutors and
    Support

Course Overview

This degree programme prepares you for the world of work, and graduating students will be well equipped to enter employment in a variety of sport related settings. It is highly recommended that students seek short professional qualifications throughout this programme of study such as NGB Sport Coaching, Gym Instructor awards and Strength & Conditioning qualifications.

Level
Level 4 Level 5 Level 6
Duration
3 years full-time
Awarding Body
University of Hull
UCAS Code
C602
Please note: our institute and UCAS codes have changed. Please see further information on our how to apply page.
Course Fees
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Units and Structure

YEAR ONE (LEVEL 4)

At Level 4 students follow a course of study which includes the following Core Modules:

  • Academic Research and Study Skills
  • Health and Fitness Assessments in Sport and Exercise Science
  • Biomechanics of Human Movement
  • Functional Anatomy
  • Foundations of Human Physiology and Nutrition
  • Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology

YEAR TWO (LEVEL 5)

At Level 5 students follow a course of study which includes the following Core Modules:

  • Professional Practice in Sport
  • Research Methods
  • Sport and Exercise Psychology
  • Sport and Exercise Massage
  • Musculoskeletal and Functional Screening of Athletes
  • Applied Physiology in Strength and Conditioning

YEAR THREE (LEVEL 6)

At Level 6 students follow a course of study which includes the following Core Modules:

  • Major Independent Research Project
  • Applied Sport Psychology
  • Employability and Contemporary Issues in Sport
  • Physical Activity, Exercise and Healthy Living
  • Theoretical Basis for the Treatment and Rehabilitation of Injuries

Entry Requirements

You'll need to have:

One of the following:

  • 80 Ucas tariff points
  • Access to HE Diploma in a Sports related programme with at least 45 credits at Level 3
  • Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL)

We welcome applications from people of any age who might not meet the standard entry criteria, but we would expect to see evidence of continuing academic and/or professional development and a capacity to pursue the course successfully. Applicants will need to evidence IT skills and a willingness to participate in a range of practical sport and exercise activities.

If your application is successful, you may be invited to attend an interview to discuss your ability and suitability for the course.


For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.

Tutors and Student Support

Becky Fores

Becky Fores

Programme Leader, BSc Sport, Fitness and Exercise Science

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Student Support and Facilities

As a student, you’ll have access to a wide range of facilities, services and support, including:

  • Step outside the classroom  and access our state of the art facilities as well as 3 huge Learning Resource Centres with thousands of resources to use
  • With hands-on experience you’ll be prepared for employment with a competitive edge.
  • A dedicated impartial careers advice team to help you on your future path
  • Our wide range of courses means that we can offer the right paths to get you where you need to be
  • Our Hub campus is right in the heart of the town centre meaning you can find your way to us easily
  • Outstanding student support throughout your studies with us.

Student Comment

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On successful completion of his A Levels at Workshop College where he proudly stood as Deputy Head boy and Captain of the Schools Rugby Team, Luke moved to further his knowledge with us at the University Centre.

Luke is now a valid member of the Sport, Exercise and Science degree programme and one of our key players of the Knights Rugby Union Academy. Luke has completed his level 4 studies achieving a first class grade and is looked upon by is peers as a mature, respectful young man who is clearly becoming a future role model for the department.

Luke Rivers Level 5 Student BSc Sport, Fitness and Exercise Science

Student Comment

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Dan began his journey with Doncaster College and the Knights Rugby Academy in 2015 studying Sport at level 3. Dan as a talented rugby player has not only seen his sporting career excel through the academy but has played in the Yorkshire under 20s (National Champions) at Twickenham.

After completion of his level 3 qualification, Dan applied for the BSc in Sport and Exercise Science and was accepted. He is now our level 4 student rep.

Dan Robinson Level 4 BSc Sport, Fitness and Exercise Science -Student Rep

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Want to apply for this course?

You'll need to have:

One of the following:

  • 80 Ucas tariff points
  • Access to HE Diploma in a Sports related programme with at least 45 credits at Level 3
  • Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL)

We welcome applications from people of any age who might not meet the standard entry criteria, but we would expect to see evidence of continuing academic and/or professional development and a capacity to pursue the course successfully. Applicants will need to evidence IT skills and a willingness to participate in a range of practical sport and exercise activities.

If your application is successful, you may be invited to attend an interview to discuss your ability and suitability for the course.


For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.


GCSE Grades are changing from 2017. Need to know more? Click here for information.

Application & Enrolment

To apply for this course full-time, you need to do so via Ucas. To apply for it part-time, you need to fill in an application form.

Ucas Code: C602

Provider Name: DN Colleges Group

Institution Code: N64

Campus Code: D

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