Level 3 Diploma in Sport (Science)

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The Level 3 in Sport and Exercise Science is aimed at learners who want academic experience and who are aspiring to apply to university. This course is more theory-based compared to the Level 3 in Sport (Coaching',' Development and Fitness) and is ideal for the student who excels in sciences. Students have the opportunity to secure 420 UCAS points. Most students progress to university to study a range of subjects e.g. recent graduates have secured places in Physical Education',' Sports and Exercise Science',' Sports Therapy or Physiotherapy',' at Russell Group Universities. Course Content - Anatomy for Sport and Exercise - Sport and Exercise Physiology - Research methods for Sport and exercise sciences - Fitness testing for Sport and exercise - Current issues in Sport - Sports nutrition - Sports injuries - Practical individual sports - Functional skills - English and Maths (90 Credit Only) Students will be assessed throughout the course using assignments',' tests and practical observations. This course is linked to our Sports Teams and represents an exciting opportunity for aspiring sports professionals. Working with respected organisations',' our Sports Teams offer competitive fixtures',' professional coaching and the opportunity to develop your skills further. Students may have the opportunity to undertake additional short qualifications as part of their course. These are designed to support future careers. In addition to standard college equipment',' students will need appropriate sports clothing for practical activities. Entry Requirements: Extended Diploma - Five GCSEs A*-C Grade',' must include English and Maths or equivalent. 90 Credit Diploma - Four GCSEs A*-C Grade',' must include English OR Maths or equivalents (Level 2 Diploma at merit',' Functional Skills Level 2). Applicants to this course who wish to join one of our Sports Teams will also',' in addition to meeting the College entry criteria',' need to

Course information

Name: Level 3 Diploma in Sport (Science) Qualification title: 90-credit Diploma in Sport and Exercise Sciences (QCF) Qualification type: Assessment Awarding Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDEXCEL) Created 20170131 17:06:17 Updated 20170131 17:06:17

Entry requirements



West Kent and Ashford College
Further Education
0845 207 8220


West Kent College
Brook Street Town: Tonbridge County:Kent

Learning aims

Title: 90-credit Diploma in Sport and Exercise Sciences (QCF) Qualification: 90-credit Diploma in Sport and Exercise Sciences (QCF) Classification: Leisure, Travel and Tourism

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