BTEC (HND) in Sports Science

BTEC (HND) in Sports Science

About The Course :  Unit 1: Using information, communication and technology ICT in the study of Sports Science Information, communication and technology (ICT) comprises core skills for learning. In this distance learning course utilisation of methods, tools and strategies of ICT is important in order to establish and maintain a sound working relationship with tutors and the college. Students will need to develop ICT skills in order to communicate effectively and maximise their study progression. The first unit explains how to set up an ePortfolio which students will use during the lifetime of the course for storage of all their files including coursework, self-assessment activities, independent research notes and reflective journals. The ePortfolio may be requested from time to time by tutors and moderators. Students will be asked at various points in the course to upload files for this purpose. The ePortfolio will not only provide students with a structured system of unique information but once completed can be used as a resource for continuing professional development (CPD), and a body of revision for future studies. Unit 2: Essential anatomy and physiology part 1BTEC (HND) in Sports Science Unit 3: Essential anatomy and physiology part 2 Unit 4: Essential anatomy and physiology part 3 Unit 5: Introduction to sports psychology Unit 6: Cognitive approaches in psychology Unit 7: Competitiveness and cooperation Unit 8: Communication Unit 9: Performance dynamics Unit 10: Improving performance Unit 11: Introduction to sports nutrition Unit 12: Dietary nutrients Unit 13: Energy expenditure during training Unit 14: Nutrition for different sports Unit 15: Sports coaching Unit 16: Levels of coaching




About the Provider


Oxford Learning is a registered educational institution and is an independent, self-financing organisation. Oxford Learning has developed quality, flexible and open distance learning materials for adults and continues to invest in the development of innovative learning systems, from first levels to degree and professional training programmes. Oxford Learning works in conjunction with other institutions to bring the student the most comprehensive learning materials in order to support the student in fulfilling their academic aims.oxford college courses

Entry Requirements

All students must be 17 years of age and above. Students should have completed a Level 3 Diploma or A level standard course (or equivalent) before the Level 5 qualification.

Study Hours

Approximately 60 hours per unit

Assessment Method

16 tutor marked assessments. Please note that you can enrol on this course at anytime.


BTEC (HND) in Sports Science Accredited by Edexcel

Additional Information

You will receive a certificate from Edexcel. Fees are included in the course fee. The course can be enrolled upon by students Internationally. There are no deadlines for enrolments. What’s Included Online study materials to enable the student to successfully complete the Diploma. Support is provided by a personal tutor via the online system for the duration of the course (2 years). Examination board certification upon completion, all coursework marking and moderating.

Course Fee


Payment by Instalments

Students are able to pay course fees in monthly instalments.

Further Information

Your course is delivered online via the Oxford Learning On Campus website. You will need one of the following packages to access your On Campus area: In the student ‘On Campus’ area you are also able to take part in the student chat room and forums as part of our online student community. After enrolling online you will receive your username and password to access the On Campus area within 3 working days. Materials and support provided by Oxford Learning. Oxford Learning A paper copy and Kindle copy of course materials are also available to purchase in the online enrolment process.

How can I Progress?

EDEXCEL BTEC HND Professional Recognition and Progression Directory Please download the document below to view direct progression routes from BTEC HND, and the range of worldwide Universities this qualification is recognised by. Please note; the list gives a general list but it is not exhaustive. In addition, the download file also contains the professional bodies you will be entitled to join after completing BTEC HND studies. Please note the professional body will depend upon your course title. Please note; the list gives a general list but it is not exhaustive.  


Level 4+5 Accredited Diploma in Sports Science

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