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HND in Sport & Exercise Science


BTEC Higher National Diploma in Sport and Exercise Sciences

Progression Level

Level Four


Two Years – Full time


£4,000 per year

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Entry Requirements

200 UCAS Points in a related subject or relevant Access to HE qualification with significant work experience in the sector.


The field of Sport and Exercise Sciences is a diverse one with many different pathways in which to specialise. The structure of the qualification will give the learner not only a broad understanding of the core disciplines within Sport and Exercise Sciences but sufficient knowledge for those who aspire to a variety of types of work.

Units include:


  • Anatomy and physiology for Sport and exercise

  • Sport and exercise psychology

  • Research methods

  • Research project

  • Biomechanics for Sport

  • Training and fitness

  • Field-based fitness testing

  • Injury prevention and treatment

  • Sport and exercise rehabilitation

  • Sport and exercise massage

  • Sports coaching

Students will be required to put aside significant time for course-related reading and independent study to underpin knowledge and support the theoretical aspects that are delivered in lectures.

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Next Steps

Students will be able to progress to a 1 year top-up at selected UK universities to complete a full Honours degree (BSc) in Sport and Exercise Science (or closely related discipline) or will choose to gain employment within the sector.

For further assistance speak to one of our friendly advisers on 01329 815 200 or apply through UCAS now