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.
Please use the following links to learn more about our policies and procedures.
- Academic Regulations: This programme follow the regulations of University of Hull.
- Student Disciplinary Policy
Please visit our Document Downloads page to access the College's other policies, i.e. our Mental Health Policy.
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.
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.
Top scorer Andrew ended the season being named ‘Sports Personality of the Year’ at the annual Bishop Burton College Sports Awards and says success on the playing field, along with the skills he has developed on his degree, have set him up perfectly for a career in the industry he loves.
“It has been brilliant,” he said. “I’ve learned about coaching young children, including going into local primary schools and doing sessions with them. It was challenging but a really good experience.
“The team ethic was a big part of us securing promotion and I think sport here at Bishop Burton is among the best in the country. The facilities are outstanding – better than some Premier League clubs – and the coaching is top notch.
“I’m now looking at doing my football coaching badges. I’ve already got my level two and I’m going to do my UEFA B next year. I would like to teach secondary school children eventually.”