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Sport & Exercise Science- One Subject Equivalent

This course can be taken alongside other qualifications related to their chosen field, for example A level Biology or Mathematics or Psychology, or a BTEC Certificate in Business, this qualification is for learners who are intending to study on a variety of courses.

If you choose this course you would benefit from:

  • Experienced teachers who specialise in Exercise Fitness and have industry experience
  • Learn about a variety of aspects of the sport industry to either compliment or shape your career goals
  • External coaches, guest athletes and industry experts

Mandatory units include;

  • Functional Anatomy
  • Applied Sport & Exercise Psychology
  • Coaching for Performance & Fitness

Optional units include;

  • Biomechanics
  • Fitness Training

This course is taught through classroom based learning and independent research. Students are to make use of materials on the college Moodle site to help develop their understanding. This is then assessed in classroom activities which allow learners to explore the content in more detail and apply them in a real life sporting context.
In addition, your teacher and personal tutor will review and discuss your progress with you and will be available for advice to support your learning.

  • 5 GCSEs 4+ Including Science & English
  • Prior sporting background or genuine interest

You have 4 hours and 20mins contact lesson time with your teacher, extra study sessions are available twice a week for extra support. You are also expected to spend independent study time on completing coursework and revision.

  • 2 external unit assessments: exam & synoptic (58% of overall grade)
  • 2 internal unit assessments: coursework submissions (42% of overall grade)
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