This HND in Sport and Exercise Science builds on 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 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 resources.
- 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:
HND Sport and Exercise Science Top Up Programme Handbook (19-20)
Higher National Diploma in Sport 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.
4 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.
Applicants should hold a total UCAS Tariff points score from relevant qualifications of at least 96 points.Apply Now »
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