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Start date: 01/09/2018 - SGS WISE
End date: 31/07/2020
Duration:
Course length: 1 year plus 1 year top up
Qualifications: Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Sport and Exercise Sciences
Code: 78055
Cost: N/A

SGS WISE

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Stoke Gifford
Bristol
BS34 8LP

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Course Detail

Level 3 Foundation Diploma/Extended Diploma in Sport and Exercise Sciences

Full time course

Summary

This highly specialised course is designed for those wishing to pursue a career or HE pathway that focuses on the application of scientific principles to sports performance and coaching. The qualification is equivalent to three A-levels and is designed to reflect both practical and theoretical aspects of sport across a range of disciplines. 

What will I study?

Modules covered include the principles of anatomy and physiology, fitness testing and training, research methods, sports coaching and the analysis of sports performance.

What do I need to join?

Learners will have five GCSEs at grade 5 or above, including English, maths and science.

How long is the course?

2 years

How will I learn?

Lectures will be a good mixture of theory and practical-based sessions. Students will not only achieve this qualification but also a functional skills qualification in English, Maths and IT.

How will I know what I am doing?

This qualification prepares you for study on one of our higher education degree programmes at SGS or, alternatively, you may apply to other higher educations institutions. You could also enter employment in the sport, leisure and recreation industry.

What can I do next?

There are opportunities to continue into Higher Education or employment. The science element of the course holds increased weight with universities due to the STEM agenda.

Location

SGS WISE

Dates & Costs

Level 3 Foundation Diploma/Extended Diploma in Sport and Exercise Sciences

Start date: 01/09/2018
End date: 31/07/2020
Course length: 1 year plus 1 year top up
Qualifications: Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Sport and Exercise Sciences
Code: 78055

Tuition Fees

Between the ages of 16-18 you do not need to pay tuition or exam fees for your course. If you are between the ages of 19 and 23 and have not achieved a full Level 2 or Level 3 qualification before, you will not need to pay tuition, exam or material fees using the Level 2 or 3 Entitlement. If you are aged 19 or over, studying a Level 3-6 and a Level 3 Entitlement does not apply, you will need to pay the full cost of the course. You may be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan to help with the fees. Please contact the College directly for the most up to date fees – these may be subject to change.

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