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Sport Studies / Science Level 3

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Type: Full Time

Subject: Sports Studies

Level: 3

Start Date: 11 September 2023

Fee: Please contact the Information Centre for fee information

Course Length

2 Years

Level

Level 3

Who is it for

The qualification is designed to provide highly specialist, work–related experiences in a range of professions within the sports sector.

You will gain the knowledge, understanding and skills needed to prepare for employment and provide career development opportunities for those already in work, with the opportunity to develop a range of techniques, personal skills and attributes essential for successful performance in working life and for progression to University.

This course is broadly equivalent to three A Levels.

Interview Skills Assessment

You will be required to attend a Meet the Tutor event.

We will send you more details about this after you have submitted your application.

What will I need

4 GCSEs at grades 4/C or above including English and maths, or a relevant level 2 qualification.

What is covered

Sport Studies:
You will study 19 units including: Principles of anatomy and physiology in sport, fitness training and programming, sports coaching, sports injuries and sports massage.

Depending on your entry qualifications you will also have the opportunity to complete additional qualifications such as the Level 2 Gym Instructor and Level 2 Indoor Cycling.

Sport Science:
This course will allow you to study and understand the science behind sport and physical activity. Looking at biomechanics and sports analysis you will be perfectly placed to design and understand sporting needs of individuals. This qualification will include a range of mandatory, optional and specialist pathways units, allowing you to really focus on what is right for your chosen career path.

What can this course lead to

Sports Studies:
The course includes a broad range of elements, and will give you the choice to study other sports areas at University such as Sports Coaching or Sports Development. The skills you'll develop on this course open up a wide range of career opportunities in sport such as Health and Fitness, high level Sports Coaching, Sports Research or Sports Therapy.

Sports Science:
The course includes science based elements, and will give you the choice to study other sports areas at University. You can also go on to study Sports Science at University or follow a career in Health and Fitness, high level Sports Coaching, Sports Research or Sport Therapy/ Physiotherapy.

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