This HND in Sport and Exercise Science will build on your previous experience
and is designed for anyone wishing to enter the field of sports, exercise
science and coaching, and is geared towards a career in the fast growing sports
industry. It also builds on the relationship between theory and the practical
application of sports coaching. A key part of the course is the application of
theory which can be utilised throughout various coaching placements. Learners
can gain valuable, practical experiences in areas such as performance analysis,
talent identification, sports rehabilitation and the application of sports
coaching, which makes this an exciting and worthwhile course. Note: Students
will be required to purchase personal equipment e.g. clothing and books.
Skills and Knowledge Developed: You will be expected to undertake regular
home study on this course. Practical modules will take place in the sports gym
or outside with tutor support and guidance, and extra independent learning
sessions will be timetabled to allow access to specialist equipment and
- Research Project
- Talent Identification & Development
- Work Experience
- Performance Analysis
- Advanced Coaching
- Sport Rehabilitation
- Teaching Practice
The programme handbook for this course is available to applicants online:
QualificationsHigher National Diploma (HND) Sports and Exercise Science
This course leads to...This qualification prepares students for higher level careers in the sports and leisure industry.
Completing this course is the equivalent of completing the first two years of a degree, and successful students will have the opportunity to access the BA (Hons) in Sports Coaching Top Up Degree programme offered at The City of Liverpool College.
Entry Requirements4 GCSEs at grade C or above (must include English and preferably maths) and any of the following:
• Completed HNC in Sport or equivalent Level 4 certificate of higher education
Relevant industrial experience may be considered for mature students. Equally important are the drive and determination to succeed, a good level of written English, and ‘employability’. All potential candidates will be expected to attend an interview and will be assessed prior to enrolment onto the programme.
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