HND in Public Services

Milton Keynes College

Program Description

HND in Public Services

Milton Keynes College

Highlights Include

  • A premium programme for entry to higher education
  • Visits to universities
  • Excellent support with UCAS applications
  • A range of trips and visits
  • Dynamic work experience options.

Who Is This Course For?

If your goal is to study a sports and exercise related degree at University and build a successful career in the sports and exercise industry, this is the course for you.

What Does This Course Cover?

Topics may include:

Year 1:

  • Fitness testing for sport and exercise
  • Anatomy for sport and exercise
  • Sport and exercise psychology
  • Research methods in sport and exercise sciences
  • Sport and exercise physiology
  • Current issues in sport
  • Research project in sport and exercise sciences
  • Sports coaching.

Year 2:

  • Outdoor adventurous activities
  • Applied sport and exercise physiology
  • Sports nutrition
  • Instructing physical activity and exercise
  • Sports exercise massage
  • Biomechanics in action
  • Applied sport and exercise psychology
  • Fitness training and programming
  • Sports injuries.

In addition you will study to enhance your English and maths skills.

Are There Any Entry Requirements?

The entry requirements for this programme are 5 GCSE's at A-C including English, maths and science.

Mature candidates will be considered on an individual basis.

Why Study At Milton Keynes College?

  • Expert teaching by specialist teaching staff
  • High quality specialist resources and accommodation
  • Great opportunities to progress to further study/employment
  • The chance to further develop your skills in numeracy, literacy and IT
  • The opportunity to learn in an adult environment and take advantage of the wide range of social and leisure activities only available through the College.

How Much Will I Have To Study Each Week?

You should be prepared to study for around 25 hours per week. Approximately 16 hours will be taught sessions at college, the rest will be homework and assessments.

You can expect to be in college 4-5 days per week and classes will normally run between 9am and 6pm.

What Level Is This Qualification?

This qualification is at level 3, is equivalent to 3 A-Levels and runs over 2 years.

Do I Need To Purchase Anything?

You are required to wear a College polo shirt with black or navy blue jogging bottoms and trainers. Information on where to buy college polo shirts will be in your induction pack.

How Will I Be Assessed?

You are continually assessed throughout the course using a variety of assessment methods including written assessments, worksheets, practical assessments and presentations.

How Will My Progress Be Monitored?

Your progress is monitored through regular one to one tutorials and monitoring of assessment work. You will have a personal tutor who will support you with your studies.

What Can I Do After This Course?

  • Entry to top universities
  • Employment as a sports scientist within major international sports and brands
  • Entry to Milton Keynes College’s exciting new HND launching in September 2016
  • A range of other employment opportunities such as coach, fitness professional, leisure management.
This school offers programs in:
  • English
Milton Keynes College

Last updated February 2, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2016
2 years
Full time
3,500 GBP
Start date Sept. 2016
United Kingdom Milton Keynes, England
Application deadline Request Info
End date July 14, 2017
Duration 2 years
Price 3,500 GBP
per year. Overseas £6500.00.