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sports science degree

BSc (Hons) Applied Sport, Health and Exercise (Top-up)

  • 6

    Level 6

  • Duration
    1 year

  • Start Date
    September 2019

  • Venue
    Ipswich Road

  • Course Code

Start Date

  • September 2019, Full Time

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This one year top up programme builds on the Foundation Degree (FdSc) Sport Health and Exercise, to give you BSc (Hons) qualification.

All of City College Norwich’s Degree programmes are validated by the UEA, meaning that the quality of the awards you get is assured by a world renowned Higher Education organisation.

The programme will develop a wide variety of essential sports related knowledge and employability skills. The course is delivered in modules, which will cover issues relating to: -

  • Sports events and entrepreneurship.
  • Advanced fitness and training for sport.
  • Physical activity and health promotion.
  • Exercise for specific populations.

The programme is delivered through a mix of workshops, lectures, seminars, practical sessions, tutorials and self-directed study. You will be expected to build upon lectures and seminars using these as a learning platform, alongside group and peer discussion.

UCAS Code C601

Why our College?

Outstanding Progression

97% of our full time gradates and 100% of our part time graduates are in employment of further study 6 months after completing their degree (Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes).

This places our College in the top 10% of providers and provides you with excellent routes to get you to where you want to be.

Flexible Study Options

Most of our courses require no more than two days attendance at college. This means you can continue to work alongside your studies and balance other commitments.

Smaller Class Sizes

Our smaller class sizes mean you get all the support you need during studies. This is a crucial difference to larger universities and provides you with access to your lecturers when you need them.

Entry Requirements

You will have completed a relevant Foundation Degree, or equivalent.

Applications from students whose first language is not English are welcome. For International students we require evidence of proficiency in English (including writing, speaking, listening and reading), the required minimum is: IELTS (SELT) 6.0 overall (minimum 5.5 in all components). Please contact the Advice shop for advice and guidance. International candidates are also actively encouraged to access the International Students webpage


Your work will be assessed thorough a mix of written assignments, both individually and as part of a group, portfolios, presentations, time constrained exercises, practical assessments, open and closed book exams and conventional essays.


Students may progress onto a number of routes including: • PGCE Physical education • MSc. Physiotherapy • MSc. Sports Science • MSc. Sports Performance • Other teaching degrees / routes to QTS • Postgraduate research degrees • Full-time employment and practice

Career Progression

Popular destinations of past students include employment as: • QTS Teachers • Physical Education (PE) teachers • Educational instructors • Cover supervisors • Teaching assistants • Sports development officers • Postgraduate research degrees • Sports coaches • Sports administrators • Personal trainers • Sports development officers • Assistant physiotherapists • Sports scientists • Video analysts • Leisure and tourism staff • Teachers/instructors • Graduate work placements/programmes • Strength and conditioning specialists • Healthcare Professional Settings.


Course fee per year: £7,500

Students will be required to purchase some sports kit, with the minimum requirement being to have at least two CCN Sports tops (Cost of around £15 each). Individual students may decide to purchase additional items of kit up to a cost of approximately £150.