Southampton Solent University
Health, Nutrition and Exercise Science with Placement and Sport Foundation BSc (Hons)
Southampton Solent University

Key Course Facts

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 10 graduates of Health, Nutrition and Exercise Science with Placement and Sport Foundation BSc (Hons) at Southampton Solent University for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Sport and Exercise Sciences.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Salary of Graduates in Sport and Exercise Sciences

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Sport and Exercise Sciences at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £22000 £21000 £25000
25-75 percentile range £18500 - £25000 £15500 - £25000 £20500 - £29500


Salary of all UK Graduates of Sport and Exercise Sciences

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £22438 £20448 £24818
25-75 percentile range £18849 - £25991 £15981 - £24541 £19498 - £30391

Course Description

Do you want to turn your love for sport into an academic qualification and study for a sports-related honours degree here at Solent University? Leading directly on to our highly-regarded sports degrees, this one year foundation programme will equip you with the skills you’ll need to progress on to a full degree.

Studying this foundation year could give students an opportunity to extend previous experience gained, or provide a route back into education. The course will help develop the key academic skills required to make the transition to studying a full honours degree.

Designed to reflect the needs of the sports industry, students explore a variety of subjects from leadership to fitness foundations, sports business management, sport in the contemporary world and volunteering.

Students will study core theories in sport and fitness but, crucially, will learn how to apply this knowledge in practical settings – helping to develop the skills that employers are looking for.

To enhance learning, students have the opportunity to build further skills by undertaking professional qualifications such as NGB and REPs. Students are also able to assist some of our degree-level students with community projects through the volunteering module, gaining real world experience, as well as building confidence and employability skills.

Students will gain the necessary academic skills to progress on to a full honours degree.

What does this course lead to?

Students on our sports degrees have gone onto a range of exciting careers, including sports coaching, events management and fitness training.

Who is this course for?

This course is perfect for sports enthusiasts who wish to study for a full honours degree, but might not meet the entry requirements.

Upon completion of the foundation year, students will be able to progress directly on to the first year of a relevant undergraduate sports-related course.

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Health, Nutrition and Exercise Science with Placement and Sport Foundation BSc (Hons) at Southampton Solent University

16% Managers, directors and senior officials
11% Elementary occupations
8% Animal care and control services
7% Sales occupations
6% Skilled trades occupations
6% Customer service occupations
5% Conservation and environment professionals
5% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals
4% Teaching and Childcare Associate Professionals
4% Business and public service associate professionals

****You will learn by:**** **Directed Learning** **Collaborative Learning** **Guided Learning** ****You may be assessed by a combination of:**** **Live and simulated client briefs** **Video submissions** **Blogs** **Individual presentations** **Group presentations** **In-class tests** Solent’s curriculum framework builds on our unique, creative and applied approach to teaching. The transformation of students’ lives is at the heart of our mission as a university, and our curriculum – informed by the latest theory – reflects this shared educational vision.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

English language requirements

test Grade Additional Details
IELTS (Academic) 6

with a minimum of 55 in each of the four components

For information about applying to Solent as an International applicant, please visit https://www.solent.ac.uk/how-to-apply/entry-requirements/help-for-international-students

Solent University offers a number of bursaries, grants and scholarships. For more information, please visit https://www.solent.ac.uk/finance/grants-bursaries-scholarships/bursaries
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Health, Nutrition and Exercise Science with Placement and Sport Foundation, BSc (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

Costs

Tuition Fees Health, Nutrition and Exercise Science with Placement and Sport Foundation BSc (Hons)

England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Channel Islands £9250 year 1
Ireland £9250 year 1
EU £13020 year 1
International £13020 year 1
EU £14000 year 1
International £14000 year 1

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
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
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
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

Application deadline:

January 1, 2025

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:

  • Foundation

University Rankings

Positions of Southampton Solent University in top UK and global rankings.

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About Southampton Solent University

Solent University was established in 1855 in the City Centre of Southampton, South East England. This institution started out as a private Art school in 1856 and has since evolved into one of the most important HEIs in Southampton. Being so centrally located, students are within walking distance of most amenities in the city. Even so, the university provides more than sufficient facilities for students to find anything they need on-site. The Solent campus has a particularly active Student Union office, a great Student Hub for career or even personal advice, as well as a variety of popular restaurants.

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undergraduates:
8110
postgraduates:
625
Total:
8735
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