Recent investment in the fitness suite and sports hall, which have been completely refurbished.
This qualification is equivalent to up to 3 A Levels and is worth up to 420 UCAS points.
A minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade 4 (grade C) or above including Maths and English). Level 3 courses can be complemented by an additional A Level, AS Levels or the Football Education Programme.
This course offers a combination of practical and theoretical aspects of sport. Students can choose from three different study routes, equivalent to one, two or three A Levels, and the course can be combined with A Level subjects. It is strongly recommended that students studying the full Diploma in Sport also enrol on the Sports Coaching programme.
The course contains core modules such as anatomy and physiology, sports psychology, risk assessment, fitness testing and the athlete’s lifestyle; other modules are undertaken such as training and fitness programming, practical team sports and operational and facilities management to give breadth.
Modules are typically split into a number of assignments covering a range of assessment methods such as presentations, interviews, podcasts, videos, written articles and reports.
Where will my course lead?
A large number of students go on to university to study a sports science, physical education, sports coaching or sports development related degree. The structure and content of the course will provide you with a wide variety of skills and experiences that will stand you in good stead for most university courses.
The course could also lead to employment within the ever expanding sports industry in a number of capacities, such as leisure centre management, sports therapy or fitness instruction.