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On this HND course you will study a wide array of sport and exercise science subjects, giving you the knowledge and skills to progress onto your chosen pathway.

Course description

This course will give you an in-depth understanding of sport and exercise sciences and will prepare you for continuing your education and future career. This course has a perfect blend of theoretical and practical activities to exercise both your mind and body.

Whilst studying this course, you will develop the knowledge and skills to aid your career progression in a wide variety of settings. This course provides you with opportunities to work with employers, both locally and nationally, from the sports sector.

What areas will I study?

Key areas of study include:

  • Sports psychology
  • Nutrition
  • Exercise, health & lifestyle
  • Anatomy & physiology
  • Biomechanics
  • Sports coaching
  • Research project

What are the entry requirements?

You will need to be aged 18 years or over, on or before 31 August of the academic year the course commences.

You will need a minimum of 64 UCAS points which may be gained from the following qualifications:

  • Two A Levels
  • One A Level and an AS Level pass in an appropriate subject
  • BTEC National Diploma or Extended Diploma
  • BTEC National Certificate
  • Level 3 Diploma or equivalent such as NVQ, GNVQ, International Baccalaureate, Scottish Certificate of Education
  • A recognised (Kitemarked) Access course

Alternatively, if you have significant relevant work experience or other professional qualifications, you may be eligible for the course. Contact the College who will be able to advise and discuss your suitability.

To find out more about UCAS points, please visit

Where can I progress to next?

You may want to go onto university to complete a full honours degree in sports studies, sport and exercise sciences or physical education.

You can also seek employment in a range of careers in the private sports sector, public sector teaching and sports coaching. Jobs could include health and wellbeing officer, fitness consultancy, sports development and sports teachers in primary, secondary or further education.

Course options

  • 2019/20 Full Time Day


    South & City College Birmingham


    Bournville Campus

    Mode of attendance

    2019/20 Full Time Day


    Please contact the college for days of the week

    Age range Start Fees Duration Further information
    - September | 2019/20 £0.00 Fees to be confirmed 2 Academic Year(s) -
    Hours Per Week Study Details Minimum Age Average Class Size Max Class Size Material Fees International Fees
    - - - - - 6,500.00

    Leisure Program Fees Further Information International Comments
    0.00 - -
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    UCAS Application Information

    Institution Code Name: SCCB
    Institution Code: S20
    Course Code: C600
    Click here to apply for this course on UCAS website.