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HNC in Sport & Exercise Science
(Coaching Science)

The UCS Higher National Certificate in Sport provides students with the opportunity to develop an understanding of nutrition, anatomy, injury prevention and sports coaching as well as professional skills that can be applied within a variety of sports industries.

 
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HNC Programme Overview

Start Date: October 2021

Course Type: Full time

Course Duration: 1 Year

Location: Various - Click below

Entry Requirements:

96 UCAS Points

plus GCSE English & Maths (grades 4-9)

or Access to Higher Education Certificate

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Qualification & Regulation

Qualification: 

Level 4 BTEC Higher National Certificate in Sports Coaching and Exercise Science (Coaching Science)

Regulation: 

All UCS courses are regulated by The Office for Students, which reports to Parliament through the Department for Education

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Fees & Funding

2021-22 Fees:

£6,175

Funding

Most UK students are eligible to apply to Student Finance England for a loan to cover the cost of tuition. 

Click here to learn more

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Work Experience

Government surveys show 75% of students believe work placements provide them with increased confidence and skills. 

During the HNC qualification, students typically have two days of lectures and seminars along with at least one day per week in a placement.

Our exclusive relationships with professional sports industry partners mean that we can provide a valuable advantage in these placements, and subsequently when it comes to applying for a job.

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Pathways

Course Progression:

Further Study at Level 5, including HND Sports Coaching & Exercise Science (Coaching Science)

Career Opportunities:

UCS Students gain the skills, knowledge and aptitude needed for a successful career in sports development, health clubs, fitness clubs, sports centre management and sports coaching.

Many students gain employment in sports coaching, management and development roles with professional clubs, National Governing Bodies, and other sports organisations. 

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How to Apply

Apply through UCAS

All full time applications are through UCAS. The service costs £24 for a multi and £13 for single applications. You can find out more and sign up here.

You will also need the unique "course code" for your programme and location. Available here

To Apply Direct

Get in touch and a member of our admissions team will be in contact to discuss next steps. 

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HND in Sport & Exercise Science
(Coaching Science)

The UCS Higher National Diploma in Sport provides students with the opportunity to develop an understanding of talent identification, performance analysis, sports rehabilitation and advanced sports coaching as well as develop profession skills to apply in the sports industry. 

 
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HNC Programme Overview

Start Date: October 2021

Course Type: Full time

Course Duration: 1 Year

Location: Various - Click below

Entry Requirements:

96 UCAS Points

plus GCSE English & Maths (grades 4-9)

or Access to Higher Education Certificate

Previous study on Level 4 HNC or similar

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Qualification & Regulation

Qualification: 

Level 5 BTEC Higher National Diploma in Sports Coaching and Exercise Science (Coaching Science)

Regulation: 

All UCS courses are regulated by The Office for Students, which reports to Parliament through the Department for Education

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Fees & Funding

2021-22 Fees:

£6,125

Funding

Most UK students are eligible to apply to Student Finance England for a loan to cover the cost of tuition. 

Click here to learn more

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Work Experience

Government surveys show 75% of students believe work placements provide them with increased confidence and skills. 

During the HND qualification, students typically have two days of lectures and seminars along with at least one day per week in a placement.

Our exclusive relationships with professional sports industry partners mean that we can provide a valuable advantage in these placements, and subsequently when it comes to applying for a job.

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Pathways

Course Progression:

Further Study at Level 6, including BSc (Hons) in Sports Coaching

Career Opportunities:

UCS Students gain the skills, knowledge and aptitude needed for a successful career in sports development, health clubs, fitness clubs, sports centre management and sports coaching.

Many students gain employment in sports coaching, management and development roles with professional clubs, National Governing Bodies, and other sports organisations. 

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How to Apply

Already on the UCS HNC? 

If you are already on the UCS HNC in Sport & exercis Science, then as long as you achieve the required grades, you will move straight on to the HND programme. 

New applicants

If you have completed HNC, or a similar programme elsewhere, Get in touch and a member of our admissions team will be in contact to discuss next steps in transferring to UCS.