Level 3

Sport and Exercise Sciences Level 3 Extended Diploma

Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
2 YEARS SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2020
FREE* Southend Campus, Thurrock Campus
Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
2 YEARS SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2020
FREE* Southend Campus, Thurrock 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.

Predicted Grades

Please be rest assured that we will continue to make an offer based on your predicted grades or by alternative assessments for entry conditions based on your circumstances.

Entry Requirements

  • Four GCSEs at grade 5/grade C or above in maths, English, science and physical education, or
  • Sport and Active Leisure Level 2 Diploma plus maths and English at grade 5/grade C or above, or equivalent
  • Successful attendance at interview event

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.