This degree will develop your critical understanding of the sport and health sectors and contemporary developments in these fields. The course is designed to provide flexibility as modules provide both sport and health-related concepts. Also, you will have optional modules at Level 6 to specialise further depending on your career pathway and personal interests. A range of both theoretical and practical competencies will be developed through different types of assessment and teaching methods.
You also have the opportunity to join the course at Level 6 on successful completion of a relevant Foundation Degree or equivalent. Find out more about our FdSc Sport, Exercise Science and Health course.
- Academic and professional skills
- Anatomy and physiology
- Sport and exercise psychology
- Health screening and exercise prescription
- Diet and nutrition
- Injury management and rehabilitation
- Coaching special populations
- Principles of strength and conditioning
- Community sport promotion and development
- Dissertation project
Application for the full-time course is through UCAS, using code CX61, and application to the part-time programme is through our online application form.
Applications for the year you wish to study open in September the year before. Whilst UCAS advertise a January deadline, we continue to accept applications through to the September you wish to start with us, provided we have spaces available and the course remains open.
Three years full-time and five years part-time.
Graduates can further their studies at Masters or Doctorate level.
This degree can help you enjoy a successful career in many areas of the sport and health industry, ranging from PE teaching, coaching, talent identification, data analysis, business development, fitness health and safety, health and wellbeing advisers, lifestyle coaches, sports therapy plus many more.
Upon registering to become a student of Bishop Burton College on a programme validated by the University of Hull, each student agrees to comply with the following:
- University of Hull Complaint Regulations (so far as it applies to Collaborative Provision students)
- University of Hull Academic Appeal & Queries Regulations (so far as it applies to Collaborative Provision students)
- Guide for Collaborative Provision Students
- University of Hull Library and ICT Regulations and Guidelines
- Any other University of Hull policy, procedure, regulation or requirement as may be communicated from time to time. Find out more about the University of Hull's Quality and Standards.
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Applicants should have a minimum of 104 UCAS points at A-Level or a Level 3 Extended Diploma, plus a satisfactory reference and GCSE English at grade 4 or C or above.
Life experience of mature students will be taken into account when considering applications. The successful completion of an entry task may be required when considering applications without the required formal entry qualifications.
For advanced entry to final stage, a relevant Foundation Degree or HND at merit level or higher is needed.
If your first language is not English, or you require a Tier 4 student visa to study and do not hold GCSE grade C English or equivalent, you will be required to provide evidence of your English language proficiency level such as International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 6.0 overall (with a minimum 5.5 in each skill).
BTEC Level 3 in Sport
“You get all the support you need here. The sports facilities are all excellent, as are the coaches. I definitely want to work in the sporting industry now.”
Leia is passionate about sport and has been actively involved as a player, coach and volunteer throughout her time at Bishop Burton College.
She has captained the College netball academy team, represented Great Britain Colleges in netball and has also volunteered in rugby league, winning the RFL Young Volunteer Award.
In 2016, Leia was crowned ‘Sports Personality of the Year’ at the annual Bishop Burton College Sports Awards.
“You get all the support you need here,” said Leia. “The sports facilities are all excellent, as are the coaches. I definitely want to work
in the sporting industry now.
“Winning Sports Personality of the Year was a really big surprise. We’d had a good year as a team but there was so much competition. I was really pleased with it."