Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Sport and Exercise Sciences

Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Sport and Exercise Sciences

Course Code: L3DPSP Duration: 2 Years Attendance: Full Time Location: Farnborough Campus Start Date: 09/09/2024    

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About the course

This course is ideal for School Leavers who want to pursue a career in human performance, sport coaching or sport science. It is equivalent to three A Levels and provides a route into university or higher education.

This course provides the underpinning knowledge required for degrees in sport and sport science or to train towards studying industry recognised qualifications such as the Level 3 in Personal Training and membership of the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPS).

Start as a college student, finish as a graduate

After successfully completing this course you also benefit from the chance to stay with us at University Centre Farnborough. This gives you a path to graduating with a degree or higher education course without the costs of moving away, all while studying in a familiar and supportive environment.

Higher education courses you may be interested in studying with us after your School Leavers course:

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this course then please contact us by phone on 01252 40 55 55 or message us.

Your course

What modules are covered?

Modules include:

  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Psychology
  • Research methods
  • research Project
  • Practical Team Sports
  • Analysis of Sports Performance
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Fitness Testing
  • Sports Coaching
  • Fitness Training and Programming
  • Biomechanics
  • Current Issues in Sport
  • Work Experience
  • Applied Physiology
  • Sports Massage
  • Exercise and Health Lifestyle

Your future

What Next?

This programme provides the foundation for higher education such as the degrees in Human Performance and Sport Coaching delivered here at University Centre Farnborough and elsewhere. It also prepares you for entry into employment in the sport and sport science industry.

Entry Requirements

What previous qualifications and experience will I need?

From School

  • Five GCSEs at grades 9-4
  • To include English and maths GCSEs at 9-4

From College

  • Relevant level 2 qualification at merit grade or higher
  • English and maths at level 2 or higher

Ask a Question

Course Enquiry

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You can apply for this course online.

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