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Sport & Exercise Science HND Level 5 FT Millfield

Belfast Metropolitan College

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  • Qualification

    HND - Higher National Diploma

  • Location

    Millfield Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary


This two year course consists of 8 units per year. If you are interested in sport, exercise and physical activity, then this is the course for you. This qualification examines scientific principles which underpin health and sporting performance and will be of interest to anyone considering a career in sport and exercise science, sports nutrition, sports psychology, sports physiology, physical education and physiotherapy or health promotion.

About this course

A wide range of practical and theoretical units are covered including sport and exercise psychology, biomechanics for sport, research project, fitness training, nutrition for sport, sports coaching, sports psychology, physical education, exercise physiology, sports analysis and fitness testing. You will also get the opportunity to study sports massage therapy in our Castlereagh Campus. There will also be opportunities to develop your employability and enterprise skills in laboratory-based and field-based scientific environments.

This programme of study is likely to include enrichment units which are an additional component to enhance your employability skills.

Career Prospects

Successful completion may lead to employment at managerial level in sports science, sports development, health and fitness, physical education or physiotherapy. Alternatively, you can progress to accelerated degree programmes in sport, exercise, health, leisure and physical education.

Tuition fees

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£ 2,765per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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UCAS Points : 96

Requirements are pre-defined in the College’s admissions criteria. It is expected that applicants would have a minimum of 96 UCAS tariff points to gain a place on the course. Applicants with a lower profile will be put onto a waiting list and may be offered a place depending on places becoming available.


University information

Belfast Metropolitan College

  • Campus address

    Belfast Metropolitan College, 7 Queens Road, Belfast, Antrim, BT3 9DT, Northern Ireland

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