Level 3

Sport and Exercise Sciences Level 3 Extended Diploma

Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
2 YEARS SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2021
FREE* Southend Campus
Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
2 YEARS SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2021
FREE* Southend Campus

Overview

This course will prepare you for a career in the sport industry or as a stepping stone to a Higher Education course at University. The Extended Diploma is equivalent to three A Levels.

Entry Requirements

  • You will need a minimum of 4 GCSEs at grade 5-9, including maths,English, science and physical education

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Course Structure

Year one:

  • Functional anatomy
  • Applied sport and exercise psychology  
  • Specialised fitness training
  • Applied research methods in sport and exercise science
  • Sociocultural issues in sport and exercise science
  • Coaching for performance and fitness

 

Year two:

  • Sport and exercise physiology
  • Nutrition for sport and exercise performance
  • Technology in sport and exercise science
  • Sports injuries and assessment
  • Field and laboratory-based fitness testing
  • Physical activity for individual and group-based exercise
  • Research project in sport and exercise science

Assessment & Feedback

  • Presentations
  • Reports
  • Essays
  • Exhibitions,
  • Discussions
  • Group work
  • Individual assessments
  • Four  externally assessed exams across the two year period

 

Course Cost

School Leavers, full time: FREE

FREE to UK/EU under 19s not in employment.

What Next...

Higher education at university or college, including our BSc (Hons) Sport Studies at University Centre Southend.