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HND in Sport & Exercise Science

Why not challenge yourself to go further and gain a starting point for an academic or professional career in sport and exercise science. UCAS Code: TBC

1 Year
2 days per week
Theory & Practical

Entry Requirements: Applicants will need 48 UCAS Tariff points (or equivalent)

Course Info

The HND Level 5 is a continuation from HNC Level 4 and will continue working towards Degree Level 6

The course will include a range of activities to support your learning, using the outdoor pitches, sports hall and gym at the College’s Inspire Centre. This course will effectively build underpinning core skills while preparing you for progression to further study or employment in the field.

You will gain a wide range of sector knowledge tied to practical skills gained during research, self-study, directed study and workplace scenarios.

On the HND you will be taught to demonstrate a sound knowledge of of Sport & Exercise Science concept, including:

  • Unit 1: Talent Identification
  • Unit 2: Research Project
  • Unit 3: Strength and Conditioning
  • Unit 4: Advanced Coaching
  • Unit 5: Performance Analysis
  • Unit 6: Teaching Practice
  • Unit 7: Professional and Personal Development


The course is practically led towards real life work experience and you will have the opportunity to work with the College’s partnerships with local sport teams, schools and other sporting institutions.

Entry Requirements & Interview Process

The entry requirements for Level 5 HND is a completion of HNC Level 4 or university equivalent.

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