FdSc Sport, Exercise Science and Health :: Bishop Burton College

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 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.

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.

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).

Leia Cole

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.”

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