BTEC Level 3 sports courses: Sport and Exercise Science | International

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in
Sport and Exercise Science

If you are enthusiastic about the development and analysis of physical activity and performance, a career in sport & exercise science could be perfect for you. This vocational course explores different areas of employment in the sports sector but focuses on sports science. It offers a solid foundation in the various aspects of sport, enabling you to develop the skills necessary for gaining employment in the sports sector or progressing into Higher Education.

Course Content

The course consists of 18 units which explore a variety of different areas, including:

  • Sports Physiology, Psychology and its Application
  • Research Methods and Project
  • Technical and Tactical Skills
  • Analysing Sports Performance
  • Biomechanics
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Injuries in Sport and Sports Massage
  • Fitness Testing and Designing Training Programmes
  • Current Issues in Sport

The course is delivered in a vocational manner, with assessments ranging from written reports, portfolios, and posters to verbal assessments, presentations, and practical observations.

Features/Benefits

There are a range of trips and team-building activities included throughout this course and you will also have the opportunity to study towards additional awards.

As a student on a vocational course, we will encourage you to gain as many additional qualifications as possible in order to support your applications for Higher Education and employment in the sector.

86% of our Level 3 learners went to university last year, gaining places at Loughborough, Durham and Exeter.

Entry Requirements

  • Five GCSEs at grade C/4 or above, including English Language, Maths, and a Science subject (Biology, Chemistry or Physics).
  • Mature students will be considered based on their previous qualifications and/or relevant work experience.

Progression Opportunities

Upon successful completion of the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma, you will have the equivalent of three A Levels, providing opportunities for progression into employment or onto a Higher Education course or another vocational qualification at Loughborough College or elsewhere.

Key Facts

Dates:

  • September 2019

Mode of Attendance:

  • Full Time (FT)

Level:

3

Course Duration:

2 Years

Programme Costs:

  • The fees for this course are currently being confirmed.

Please contact Student Finance for more information.

Dan Ah ParkAge 22Republic of KoreaLoughborough College English Language Programme