Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND in Sport
The BTEC Higher National qualifications in Sport are aimed at students wanting to continue their education through applied learning. Higher Nationals provide a wide ranging study of Sport and are designed for students who wish to pursue or advance their career in Sport. In addition to the knowledge, understanding and skills that underpin the study of the Sport, Pearson BTEC Higher Nationals in Sport give students experience of the breadth and depth of the sector that will prepare them for further study or training.
The HND is offered on a PT basis, over 3 years. Students have the option to exit after 18 months with an HNC.
The HNC course is made up of 8 units - with those progressing to the HND completing a further 8 units (240 credit units).
Mandatory Core Units:
Physical Activity, Lifestyle & Health
The Sport Landscape
Project Management (Pearson Set)
Optional Units include:
Nutrition Technology in Sport
Working with Young People
Operation Management & Leadership
Residential Activity Management
*The modules for the Part-Time course may vary from year to year.
Units may vary due to the availability of staff.
Important Information on the Full Fee – Please note that this fee is for the 1st year only. Fees will apply for each year of a course.
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6 hours contact time to include practical classes, lectures, workshops or tutorials.
Mandatory Additional Study
Maximum of 3 hours per week average over the academic year.
10 hours maximum studying and preparing assessments in your own time per week, to include use of online materials.
Candidates must be at least 18 years old and meet the following criteria:
GCSE English Language Grade C or above or equivalent
GCSE Maths Language Grade C or above or equivalent
A minimum of 32 UCAS points including:
- A levels which must include one at A2 OR
- Level 3 Diploma and must include a subject in a related area
Access Diploma in Foundation Studies with an overall average of 50%+
- Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) level B2
- IELTS 6.0; (minimum of 5.5 in all skills)PTE 51
- Or equivalent (Examples of equivalent qualifications would be a GCSE in English, Level 3 Programmes, Essential Skills in Literacy – Level 2, ESOL Level 2 or another qualifications gained at an Institution within the UK).
Successful completion of the admissions process
Provide evidence of ability to undertake the programme by meeting the requirements for the accreditation of prior experiential learning. Further details on APEL can be found in the admissions section
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