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BSc Sport Health Exercise

BSc (Hons) Applied Sport, Health and Exercise

  • 6

    Level 6

  • Duration
    3 years

  • Start Date
    September 2020

  • Venue
    Ipswich Road

  • Course Code

Start Date

  • September 2020, Full Time

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The BSc (Hons) Degree in Applied Sport, Health and Exercise will provide you with a grounding in key areas of sport, coaching, sports development, sports management, performance analysis, sports nutrition, health and fitness, including the physiological, psychological and social aspects.

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 course is delivered over 2 days a week through a mixture of workshops, lectures, seminars, practical sessions, tutorials and self-directed study.

UCAS Code C602

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

64 UCAS Points with either: 1. At least 1 A2 C grade (preferably in Physical Education or a Science); 2. A National / Extended Diploma in sport related subject with at least a merit grade (e.g. Minimum MPP); Access to HE course within a scientific discipline; Mature candidates with life experience in professional or semi-professional work will be considered, if they are able to demonstrate that they will be able to benefit from the course. This will occur through interview and an interview essay task.

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 Academic (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 through a variety of methods including coursework, group presentations, practical assessments, written assignments, open and closed book exams, poster presentations, portfolio of evidence, creating and planning a sports event, and assessment of teaching and coaching.


Educational progression opportunities that previous students have successfully gained entry to include: • MSc Sports Performance • MSc Sports Psychology • MSc Sports Management • MSc Sports Therapy • MSc Physiotherapy • Teacher training opportunities in secondary and primary • PhD studentships.

Career Progression

Past students have been employed in a variety of organisations, for example local authorities, colleges, schools (both private and public), health services, the leisure and fitness industry, and sports clubs (both amateur and professional).

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 and University Lecturers.


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.