HND inSport & Exercise Science (Blended Learning)

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Blended learning provides the perfect combination of online/distance learning and contact day attendance, which is ideal for those balancing their studies alongside other professional or sporting commitments. This HND programme enables a multidisciplinary study of sport and exercise science at a higher level, where you will have the opportunity to study in all major disciplines
of sports science, as well as an introduction to research and laboratory skills. You will gain a scientific understanding of core principles involved in supporting a range of sporting performance.

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Course Content

Renowned for our provision of high-quality teaching, your learning will include online lectures, seminars and activities, as well as independent study. Learning will be largely online with 5-7
contact days per year, where you will be required to visit Loughborough College. During
these contact days you will be able to put theory into practice, by utilising our sports science
laboratories and practical facilities, whilst also benfitting from face-to face delivery and support.

Assessments include a range of essays, projects, presentations and reports. Such diversity will allow you to experience various modes of academic and professional practice, developing your
abilities and refining your skills in preparation for graduate employment or further study. We have an excellent support system in place, where tutors will work closely with you both remotely and during contact days throughout the duration of your programme. They will support your development and academic progress.


Year 1

  • Nutrition
  • Fundamentals of Sport & Exercise Psychology
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Professional Skills
  • Training Fitness and Testing
  • Biomechanics
  • Physical Activity, Lifestyle and Health
  • Injury Prevention

Year 2

  • Project
  • Performance Analysis
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Strength & Conditioning for Coaching
  • Physical Education and School Sport
  • Psychology for Performance
  • Advanced Nutrition

Entry Requirements

48 UCAS points

Assessment Methods

Progression Opportunities

Following the successful completion of this course, students will be able to progress on to a Top-Up degree, or gain employment both within professional or community sport.

*Students are able to apply to a campus-based top-up degree or into the final year of a campus-based 3 year degree programme. Blended Sport Science top-up is subject to validation.

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Saturday 5th October 2019 10:00am - 1:00pm

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Saturday 23rd November 2019 10:00am - 1:00pm

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Key Facts


  • September 2019

Mode of Attendance:

  • Full Time



Course Duration:

2 Years

Programme Costs: (Per Year)

  • Full Time (FT):
  • UK / EU Residents: £7,395.00
  • Non EU: £7395

Please contact the HE Student Registry for more information.

UCAS Code:


College Course Code:

  • 19/20TFK5511

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