Course: FdSc Sport, Exercise Science and Health

Department: Sport

Type: Degree

Duration: Two years full-time or three years part-time

The Programme

This degree will enable you to develop your knowledge and understanding of the sport and health sectors and integration of these. You will be given flexibility to specialise in either a sport or health context within the assessments you will undertake. Work-based learning will also enhance your knowledge of the industry and help you develop vocational skills so you feel comfortable in a range of relevant employment settings. Opportunities to work with local sports clubs, primary schools and health providers will develop your understanding of the subject and the programme also develops a range of research skills for the industry and further study.

What You Study

  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Sport and exercise psychology
  • Health screening and exercise prescription
  • Diet and nutrition
  • Nutrition for sport health and wellbeing
  • Coaching children and young performers
  • Research methods for sport, health and exercise
  • Work based learning

How To Apply

Application for the full-time course is through UCAS using code XC16 and application to the part-time programme is through the College website.

Entry Requirements

Applicants should have 48 UCAS points at A-Level or a Level 3 Extended Diploma or equivalent.

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.

Andrew Norfolk

FdSc Sport Coaching

Andrew captained the College’s degree football team to its most successful season on record, winning Tier Three of the BUCS (British University and Colleges) League to secure promotion.

It means Bishop Burton will compete at its highest ever level of football against some of the biggest educational institutions in the country.