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Bachelor of Science with Hons (BSc (Hons)) Sport, Exercise & Health Sciences Distance Learning Top-Up

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The aim of this programme is to provide a further progression route for those students who have previously achieved a Foundation Degree or equivalent in a sports-related area.

The programme offers a multi-disciplinary approach to studying and applying knowledge of sport and exercise in a health, educational and professional context. Opportunities are also provided to specific study areas of interest through the completion of a dissertation.

This new online degree programme not only prepares you fully for the world of work with sport, health and exercise, but allows you the flexibility to work alongside your education provision.

  • Course Level

    Level 6

  • Ucas Code


You will study the following modules:

Sport Psychology
Physical Education and Coaching.
Physical Activity, Exercise and Healthy Living
Employability and Contemporary Issues in Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences
Research Methods
Major Independent Research Project

Please note: If you are thinking of undertaking a work placement or research project which involves contact with under 18’s, you will require an enhanced DBS check.

All modules are subject to availability and this list may change at any time.

We use a large variety of assessments at the university centre. These range from traditional essay style assessments, to lab work, practical assessments and novel assessments such as website creation. These have all been designed with the dynamic sport industry at minds, to help prepare you for the real world and gain employment.

One of the following:

Foundation Degree Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences
Foundation Degree/HND in a relevant Sports related area
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

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 sufficient IT skills due to the nature of the distance learning programme.

Successful graduates could progress to a range of careers, for example:
• Sports Coach
• Coach Educator
• PE Teacher
• Health Specialist
• Sports Development Officer
• Sports Scientist (Fitness trainer, Psychologist)

Additionally, you could continue their studies to as Master degree in your chosen field.


Apply or enquire about this course

To apply for this course, you will need to complete an application via Ucas. You can do this via the Ucas website, using the following details.

  • Course code: C6D1
  • Institution code: N64
  • Campus name: University Centre Doncaster
  • Campus code: D

Apply on the Ucas website Make an enquiry Call 0800 358 74 74

Course Fees

Your Tuition fees cover the majority of costs associated with your course (including registration, tuition and assessment.)
There may be some extra costs that you might need to make, or choose to pay, for example:

• Books (you’ll have access to books from your module reading lists in the HE library, but you may want to buy your own copies)
• Printing and photocopying
• Trips and enhancement opportunities

If your course includes a work placement, you may be required to pay for a Basic or Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Information for EU Students

From January 2021, how you apply for a course will change. For more information, read the UK Government's guide for the UK points-based immigration system for EU students (pdf).

Visit our International pages for more information and contact details