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BTEC HND Sport (Health, Fitness and Exercise)

  • Fee
    £5250pa (UK & EU) / £6250pa (International)
  • Duration of course 2 years (Full-time) / 4 years (Part-time)
  • Course type Full-time; Part-time
  • This course is suitable for H.E. Students; International Students
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What does the course include?

Students will study a wide variety of units in year 1 and 2 with the opportunity to gain various additional qualifications.

Year 1 (years 1 & 2 if studied part-time) units include:

  • Anatomy and Physiology for Sport and Exercise
  • Sport and Exercise Psychology
  • Nutrition for Sport and Exercise
  • Training and Fitness for Sport and Exercise
  • Injury Prevention and Treatment in Sport and Exercise
  • Physical Activity, Lifestyle and Wellbeing
  • Sport and Exercise Massage
  • Health Promotion
  • Additional qualifications:
  • Gym Instructor / Personal Training
  • First Aid

Year 2 (years 3 & 4 is studied part-time) units include:

  •  Biomechanics for Sport
  • Research Project
  • Field-Based Fitness Testing for Sport and Exercise
  • Work-Based Experience
  • Sports Coaching
  • Analysis of Sports Performance
  • Sport and Exercise Rehabilitation
  • Functional Exercise Physiology

Additional qualifications:

  •  National Governing Body Coaching Awards

What do I need to get on to the course?

160 UCAS points

MPP for BTEC qualifications

GCSE English and Maths at grade C

Mature students with appropriate industry experience will be considered

How is the course assessed?

The course will be assessed using a range of different methods. There are no formal examinations, students will complete a combination of coursework and practical assessments relevant to the topic that they are studying.

Assessment methods include:

  • Practical assessments
  • Presentations
  • Case studies
  • Role plays
  • Exhibitions
  • Written reports
  • Videos
  • Professional discussions
  • Essays

Where does it lead?

Students can top up to a full Honours degree (level 6 qualification).

The course is designed in partnership with Middlesex University, students can progress into the final year of a number of the sport and sport science degree programmes offered at Middlesex.

Future career opportunities may include:

  • Fitness instructor
  • Personal trainer
  • Sports coach
  • Sports development
  • Routes into teaching


Fees quoted are for full time study. Part time fees will be proportional to the full time fees over the duration of the course. However, please be aware there may be marginal fee increase in subsequent years.

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The College has links with several organisations which specialise in student accommodation. These offer a range of types of accommodation and prices vary depending on location, homestay or independent living, whether meals are required and whether you want a single or shared room. The College does not have its own accommodation. Click here for more information.

Equipment and other costs

If you are a UK student planning to study a full-time or part-time higher education course you may be eligible for a tuition fee loan to cover the cost of your course. If you study full-time you may also be eligible to receive a maintenance loan and a grant to assist you with living costs.

These loans do not require repayment until you have finished your course and you are earning more than £21,000 per year, although you can start repaying them sooner if you wish. Click here to find out more.​​

To apply for this course please do so via UCAS, the UCAS reference for this course is 046C.

If you need help before choosing your course, please call 020 7258 2721, email or come along to one of our Open Days.​​​​