Course: HNC in Sport

Department: Sport

Type: Degree

Duration: One year

The Course

This programme offers a balance between employability skills and the knowledge essential for students with entrepreneurial, employment or academic aspirations. There is an increasing demand for people with a combination of both academic and practical competence within the industry, which this course aims to address. It is designed to develop appropriate professional attitudes, such as critical thinking, initiative and motivation. 

What You Study

  •          Physical activity, lifestyle and health
  •          The sport landscape
  •          Project management 
  •          Nutrition
  •          Anatomy and physiology
  •          Technology in sport
  •          Work exposure
  •          Working with young people.

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Entry Requirements

Applicants are normally expected to have a minimum 48 points at A-Level, a Level 3 Extended Diploma at PPP or equivalent qualification and GCSE English at grade 4 or C or above.

Life experience of non-traditional students will be takem into account when considering applications.

The successful completion of an entry task will be required when considering applications without the required formal entry qualifications.


Jordan Abdull

BTEC Level 3 in Sport (Rugby, Football and Netball Academy Option)

Jordan had always loved playing sport, so when the opportunity came to study at Bishop Burton and be part of the College's Rugby League Academy progrmame, he jumped at the chance.