Sport and Exercise Science (Coaching Science)
Key Course Facts
Why not challenge yourself to go further and gain a starting point for an academic or professional career in sport and exercise science. The Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Sport & Exercise Science offers an introduction to the subject area. 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 at Level 5 or employment in the field. You should gain a wide range of sector knowledge tied to practical skills gained during research, self-study, directed study and workplace scenarios.
On the HNC you will be taught to demonstrate a sound knowledge of the basic concepts of Sport & Exercise Science. You will learn to communicate accurately and appropriately and will have the qualities needed for employment that requires some degree of personal responsibility. You will develop a range of transferable skills to ensure effective team working, independent initiatives, organisational competence and problem-solving strategies. You will need to show adaptability and flexibility in your approach to Sport & Exercise Science, show resilience under pressure, and to show the capability to meet challenging targets within a given resource.
What You Will Learn
Programme content: As a student of Sport and Exercise Science (Coaching Science), HNC you will study the following course modules.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Minimum Required UCAS Tariff
Level 3 qualifications in a relevant subject however applicants with other qualifications such as A Levels, Access courses are encouraged to apply as experience and prior learning will be taken into account. Offers will be made to students on the basis of both their academic qualifications and interview.
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Sport and Exercise Science (Coaching Science), HNC, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.
Tuition Fees Sport and Exercise Science (Coaching Science) HNC
|Channel Islands||£6950||year 1|
|England UK||£6950||year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£6950||year 1|
Average student cost of living in the UK
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|Takeaways / food deliveries||£30|
|Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food)||£24|
|Holidays and weekend trips||£78|
|Transport within city||£17|
|Self-care / sports||£20|
|Stationary / books||£13|
|Mobile phone / internet||£13|
|Cable TV / streaming||£7|
|Average student cost of living||£1092|
London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.
How to apply
January 1, 2024
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
Possible Entry Points:
- year 1 (Default entry point)
About Calderdale College
Calderdale College offers both further and higher education, based in the town of Halifax, England. The college takes pride in only teaching staff that have extensive experience in their particular subject field, ensuring knowledgeable guidance for their students. The majority of the academic focus at Calderdale goes towards A-Level and T-Level study, and the facilitation of work experience placements for all those who need them.