HND in Sport
|Mode of study||HE Full-time|
|Campus||London Road Campus|
|Start date||13 September 2021 Please note that day of week is just an indication at this stage and could be subject to change|
|Tuition Fee||£6,500 Tuition fees stated are the annual cost|
|Course code||FLR5SPT001 (2123)|
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Who is it for?
Suitable for anyone wanting to work within the vast industry of sport and leisure at a high level. This sports course is particularly related to those wanting a career in coaching, teaching, sports science, sports management, or performance analysis.
After the course, you can progress onto the third year of applicable degree courses at a range of Universities, begin a teacher training route, or go directly into employment.
A minimum of 48 UCAS Points in subjects appropriate to the course. This may include A-Levels in PE, sciences such as Biology, Level 3 Sport, or other vocationally relevant qualifications. Industry related experience and additional qualifications can also be considered.
What does the course involve?
Units include: Sports Activity Leadership, Anatomy & Physiology, Performance Analysis, Work Experience, Nutrition, Research Methods, Performance Analysis, and Advanced Coaching.
How is the course assessed?
A wide range of assessment methods include: Essays and reports, exams, presentations, practical delivery, reflections and analysis, group work and more.
How much does it cost?
The course cost is £6,500 per year. Students can qualify for student loans as full time learners.
The course is designed to contain a range of sport-related disciplines to allow access to a range of employment fields and University top-up options. This includes subjects relating to sports coaching, sports science, sports management and business, and technology in sport.
There will be the opportunity to access external additional qualifications in a number of sports during the course. This may be at cost.
Level 3 Sports
Previous school: Overseas school
I wanted to do a sports focused course, but still look at a wide variety of sports – which is what you get at SCG, and I prefer continuous assessment rather than exams. The tutors are also really down to earth. I am part of the College Netball team and it is a great mix of students from all three campuses. I am going to Gloucester University to study Sports Therapy.
Level 3 Adventurous Activities
Previous school: Meole Brace School, Shrewsbury
I've learnt many new skills on this course such as team building and team work, which I have put into practice with my peers when we have been mountain walking and the weather conditions have been bad.
Level 3 ACTIVE IQ Certificate in Personal Training
Previous Institution: Mary Webb School
I left school and did the Diploma, then returned to do the Level 2 Personal Training course which gave me the expertise to be a fitness instructor, as well as specialist skills from modules in spinning, circuits, kettlebells and exercise to music. While I was doing the course I started working in local gyms and decided to progress to the Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training, which is a distance learning course and allowed me to fit my studies around my work.
Level 3 Outdoor Activities
Previous school: Burton Borough School
The amount of activity days we get to go on throughout the year is amazing. It is a sporty and energetic course, but with so many amazing activities other than generic sports. It is great that we get to fundraise for a charity and even better that this year’s relates to someone on our course. Everyone works really hard on the course and the teachers are supportive – it’s great to be around like-minded people.
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