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Qualification name Access to HE Diploma (Sports Science)
Qualification level 3
Awarding organisation Ascentis
Learning method Classroom based
Course type Free Courses for Jobs
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 30th September 2024
Cost description Please vist:
Attendance pattern Daytime

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

These qualifications are designed for adults (19+) who have been out of full-time education for some time and are aiming to progress into higher education study. This one year course offers a flexible and comprehensive range of modules. Students select a personalised course that can meet a variety of outcomes. These are applied to sport and exercise through classroom study, discussion and practical workshops. This intensive programme also includes units to help develop your study and research skills and to assist with your personal development. You will also learn important study skills relevant to studying science, including undertaking effective research, collecting and analysing scientific data and writing experiment reports and essays. Additional modules will help you develop your study and research skills and assist with your personal development for further study. You will be taught in various ways including lectures, workshops, seminars, self-directed study, research exercises, group-learning and work-based activity and tutorials. You will be assessed through a combination of assignments and controlled assessments set by the awarding body. Modules include Anatomy and Physiology, Nutrition, Sports Psychology, Sports Injuries, Skill acquisition. There is a tutorial session built into the timetable to allow you to have a one to one with your personal tutor. In addition, there is a study support class which is available to all students to further support your studies.

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

You must be aged 19 or over and have GCSE English and maths at grade A-C / 4-9 or Level 2 Equivalent or be working towards. These are set to mirror the requirements set by most universities, but please be aware that some universities will not accept equivalent qualifications such as functional skills. These can be undertaken as part of your course at the college but may incur further costs.

On successful completion of the course, you will be able to progress on to a degree program at university or any higher education study in the following areas, sport and exercise science, physiotherapy, sports nutrition, sports therapy, sports coaching, and sports psychology.

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Address Clarence Street
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