Convert your foundation degree or HND to a full honours degree with our sport science top-up. This honours degree programme will allow you to delve deeper into the world of sport science and aims to further develop your research skills and professional practice. This course starts each September and is awarded by the University of Surrey.
During this hands-on degree you will learn practical, workplace-based skills in our gym and laboratory. From anatomy and physiology, to understanding diet and nutritional analysis, this course will enable you to engage with the world of sports science.
The focus of the honours programme is to ensure that graduates further develop their research skills and professional practice in human performance conditioning and sport science. This course also gives you the opportunity to gain extra qualifications in gym instruction and personal training, approved by the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs).
Modules on the programme are further enriched by guest lecturers working in the industry, such as the strength and conditioning coach for UK Badminton and a guest visit from the senior coach for Harlequins rugby team Adam Bishop.
This top-up degree is suited to those with a foundation degree or HND in a relevant subject who are looking to take their qualification to the next level. It may also be possible for you to join this course following relevant professional qualifications and/or experience in the workplace. Whether it is nutritional strategies or exercise and performance psychology, this course will give you the opportunity to learn and explore each sector in-depth.
This course will provide you with a stimulating and intellectually challenging programme of study, designed to reflect the changes in this exciting and adaptive industry. Studies include anatomy and physiology relating to sport and exercise science, diet and nutritional analysis, psychology of exercise behaviour, and sports’ performance and health issues.
|UK and Channel Islands||£8000|
|EU and International||£9,250|
Please note that while we make reasonable adjustments to remove any barriers to education, additional fees may be payable where this is not possible. For example, to provide additional support due to a disability. Please contact us if you believe you have any additional needs so that we can discuss your options before enrolling on a course.
If you have any questions about this course then please contact us by phone on 01252 40 55 55 or message us.
This top-up degree is taught over one-year, full-time. Modules are taught in a variety of ways, from laboratory classes and exercise studio and gym workshops, to individual and group project work and case study analysis.
The assessment methods used in this programme have been chosen to suit the subject material being taught. The range of assessment methods you will experience will give you the confidence and capability to complete an Honours degree and progress further in your career. Your Tutor will be on hand to provide support during the assessment process and discuss any queries you may have. The range of assessment methods used in this programme includes:
There are a wide number of careers where your new degree will be relevant. Some of the examples below may require extra training and experience first. Please speak to our careers advisors to discover which career routes are best for you.
You can apply for this higher education course in the following ways:
UCAS Code - C606
Institution Code - F66
Assessment methods used on this programme include assessed practical work and practical demonstrations, coursework and assignments, formative assessment through assignment work feedback and formal examination.
Foundation Degree or equivalent at Level 5 passed with an average weighting of 50% or above.
Applications are considered on an individual basis, and we recommend that you apply even if you are not sure that you meet the criteria above.
If English is not your first language, evidence of your ability will need to be supplied with our applications. IELTS 6.5 is required to be accepted onto this course.
Please contact us through the form below. After submitting a form we will contact you as soon as possible. We will delete your information one month after the beginning of the next academic year.