Sport and Fitness

Moray College UHI


Main campus, Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)


Year 1 - Cert HE:
Preparing for work-based and placement learning; Human structure and function; Professional skills for sport and fitness; Mechanics of human movement; Principles of sport and exercise psychology.
You will choose one option module which may include: Practical exercise instruction; Introduction to sports coaching and leadership.

Year 2 - DipHE
Introduction to research methods; Sport and exercise physiology; Nutrition for performance and health; Movement analysis.
Optional modules: Physical activity and health; Applied coaching and leadership; Work placement 1 – team working and communication; Principles of sport and exercise psychology.

Year 3 - BSc
Research methods (sport); Design, manage and evaluate human fitness and physical performance; The professional practitioner – ethics, policy and practice; Exercise and lifestyle analysis and adherence.
Optional modules: Sports nutrition and dietary considerations; Sport and exercise: applied psychology; Sports and exercise science, a critical analysis; Strength and conditioning.

Year 4 - BSc (Hons)
Advanced applications of coaching and instruction; Delivering physical activities and sport; development programmes.
Optional modules: Sport and exercise rehabilitation; Promoting health through sport, fitness and physical activity; Physical activity for all; Sports policy, planning and management; Legal issues in sport and fitness; Sports and exercise psychology; Dissertation.

Entry Requirements

3 Highers at BBC or above. Relevant HNC may give you entry to year 2. You will be required to attend an interview.

You will require a satisfactory criminal record check from Disclosure Scotland to show that you are suitable for this type of course. Contact Disclosure Scotland for details on the type you would need.

Start Date

September, January




BSc Hons

Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

8 years



SCQF Level