Level 3

Sport and Exercise Sciences Level 3 Extended Diploma

Duration Age Group Study Start Cost Available Locations
2 YEARS SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 05/09/2022
FREE* Southend Campus
Duration Age Group Study Start Cost Available Locations
2 YEARS SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 05/09/2022
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

or

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 under 19s not in employment.

Important

Aged 18 as of 31st August 2022 and applying for Level 3 Extended Diploma?

Your application and enrolment will be for the one year Level 3 Diploma. If you wish to complete the full Extended Diploma you will need to apply for an (Advanced Learner Loan) to cover the tuition fees after successfully completing the Diploma.

For more information please contact our admissions team

email: admissions@southessex.ac.uk

What Next...

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