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.
- 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.
Application for the full-time course is through UCAS using code XC16 and application to the part-time programme is through the College website.
Two years full-time or three years part-time. This usually includes three days per week academic study.
Many students decide to enrol on the final year BSc Sport, Exercise Science and Health programme after successful completion of this course.
Roles for graduates include teaching, sports coaching (high-performance / local authority), an exercise leader in the health or care sector, an instructor in the exercise industry, health and well-being advisers, lifestyle coaches, sports therapy fitness health and safety officer, and youth leaders.
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
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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.
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."