BSc (Hons) Sport, Health & Exercise Science Level 6

For 2020 start

Cornwall College Camborne LEVEL: 6 Sports & Fitness

This final year Level 6 programme focuses on the practical application of theoretical constructs in an industry relevant manner, with the vision to enhance both employability and entrepreneurial acumen.

It aims to deliver a broader understanding of the scientific underpinnings of health related promotion, sport performance, development and education. This innovative approach will better prepare you for the demands of a continually evolving sport and health related industry in a sustainable manner.

Assessment is through an honours research project, written assignments, presentations, practical placement and theoretical exams.

You will be assessed working on real-life projects, such as teaching physical education in local primary and secondary schools or developing sport, health and physical activity in the wider community. You may also carry out fitness testing on athletes from local sports clubs.

Possible Progression (subject to availability) 


– Masters-level study in a variety of sport and health disciplines at other institutions

Possible Careers 

– PE Teacher

– Health Referral

– Sport Development Officer

– Sports Coach

– Performance Advisor

– Talent Development Coaching

– Development Assistant

– Sport Administrator

– Research Assistant

– Laboratory Assistant

Key Facts

  • UCAS Code: ADT5
  • Institution codes: CORN C78
  • Awarded by: University of Plymouth
  • Fees: Fees Explained
Entry Requirements

240 credits with 120 at level 5 from a relevant Foundation Degree, HND, or equivalent in an appropriate subject.  All qualifications and subject grades will be considered on an individual basis.  HND qualifications may require additional bridging modules.

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Course Documents

BSc (Hons) Sport, Health & Exercise Science (Top Up) Handbook (2019-20)
BSc (Hons) Sport, Health & Exercise Science (Top Up) Module Appendix Handbook (2019-20)


Indicative Modules Year 1

  • Honours Dissertation
  • Lifelong Health
  • Sport, Health & Exercise Science in Practice (Work-based)

Options (choose two) Science

  • Application of Sport Psychology
  • Sport & Exercise Physiology


  • Principles of Nutrition
  • Applied Coaching

*Modules are subject to change and availability


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BSc (Hons) Sport, Health & Exercise Science (top-up)

Start Date





1 year full-time

BSc (Hons) Sport, Health & Exercise Science (top-up)

Start Date





2 years part-time

*Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The college reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility. The Cornwall College Group reserves the right to withdraw any course listed at any time.

Careers advice available

If you are considering an undergraduate programme with us, you may wish to access our free Careers and Employability advice service. This gives you the opportunity to talk with an advisor about career options before, during and after your study with us. To make an appointment, please e-mail: H.E.Advice@cornwall.ac.uk

If you come into the International category (non EU*) and Channel Island (inc. Isle of Man) the tuition fee may vary – click here for full fee information