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BSc (Hons) Degree in Sport and Exercise (1 year Top-Up) (Validated by The Open University)

Level 6
Full-Time
24/25
EXC60024
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Overview

The BSc (Hons) Degree in Sport and Exercise course will focus on developing knowledge of the field (content) whilst giving the learners the opportunities to apply their learning in practical contexts (experience) whilst enhancing their learning through problem solving approaches (challenging and authentic tasks).

Skills Focus funding available towards course fees for eligible employers to up skill staff or for self-employed students. Please ask for further details.

South West College is approved by The Open University as an appropriate organisation to offer higher education programmes leading to Open University validated awards. The Open University regulations can be found https://swc.ac.uk/assets/uploads/Regulations-for-validated-awards-of-the-OU.pdf

This programme will be reviewed by The Open University in 2023/24. The review process involves updating course information, such as the programme title, curriculum content, module titles and teaching and assessment strategies. The college will endeavour to make available the most update information for this course once the review is complete.

The learning approaches will take into account the diverse backgrounds of learners nurturing them through level six, whilst developing them into independent learners and critical divergent thinkers ready for employment or postgraduate study (Inclusive environment, activities linked to student experience).

This course aims to produce high quality graduates who wish to top up from a Foundation Degree or HND to a full BSc Honours Degree in Sport & Exercise in one year.

  • Full Time: 1 Year - 2 Semesters

At level 6 learners will undertake four compulsory 20 credit modules and one compulsory 40 credit module.

Year One

  • Investigations into Sport and Exercise Science
  • Reflective Sports Coach
  • Improving Health for Special Population
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Sport and Exercise Research Project

Foundation Degree, Diploma in Higher Education or a Higher National Diploma in a Sports-related subject, based on a 50% or above profile.

GCSE Grade C in English and Maths (or equivalent). Suitable applicants will be invited for interview.

Course International Entry Requirements:

Any applicant whose first language is not English or who has not achieved a grade C in a recent GCSE in English Language should demonstrate their competence in written and spoken English at IELTS – Academic 6.0, with minimum 5.5 in all four elements of the test.


In order to demonstrate achievement, learners typically undertake assessment activities that include a series of tasks or assignments, reflecting typical practice in sector concerned. The assessment methods used provide opportunities for learning as well as assessment and these include essays, reports, presentations, case study, portfolio, and video work.

Students who have completed their BSc (Hons) Degree in Sport and Exercise may progress to another institution to complete programmes such as Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma in Education, MSc Sports Coaching and Performance, MSc Sport and Exercise Psychology, MSc Sport and Exercise Nutrition, MSc Strength and Conditioning. Alternatively, students may move into employment.

South West College is approved by the Open University as an appropriate organisation to offer higher education programmes leading to Open University validated awards. Please see link to OU Regulations for validated awards of the Open University here. You can also download the full programme specification here.

Fees are payable annually.

Tuition Fees:

2024/25 fees

£4,750 full time

For 2024/25 fees, please refer to our Fees and Charges Policy on the College website.

Other fees associated with the course:

During your course you may be required to purchase course textbooks or specific software and incur additional costs for printing, photocopying and binding. The overall additional costs incurred to support your studies may be in the region of £100 or more per year.

For 2024/25 & 2025/26 fees, please refer to our Fees and Charges Policy on the College website



1 Available Session

*The fees quoted are per annum and are payable for each year of the course’s duration.

Omagh

Full-Time

P6024OF10A

Session Code

1 Year(s)

Duration

Higher Education

Mode of Study

16.5

Hours per Week

30

Number of Weeks

Interview Required

24/25

Academic Year

09/09/2024

Start Date

09:00-18:00

Time

Subject to Timetable

Day/s

Jane.McGinty@swc.ac.uk

Coordinator(s)

Total Annual Fee £4,750.00

Total Concessionary Fee N/A

Full Fee Breakdown

**Concession Fee Breakdown

Fees Payable Each Year

**Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

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