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Qualification name Access to HE Diploma (Sports Science)
Qualification level 3
Awarding organisation Open College Network London Region
Learning method Classroom based
Course type Free Courses for Jobs
Course hours Part-time
Course start date 9th September 2024
Cost £4,320.00
Cost description This course may be available for free, or via a Student Loan
Attendance pattern Daytime

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Access courses are nationally recognised Level 3 qualifications, validated by the awarding body Ascentis. 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.

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. 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. You will be invited to a 30 45 minute interview with one of the course tutors. If English is not your first language or you have not previously studied in English, our usual requirement is the equivalent of an Interna

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1. Anatomy physiology, health and fitness, sports injuries, first aid, biomechanics, sports psychology, diet and nutrition, coaching skills and sociology 2. Study skills: note taking and note making, writing standard english, finding and reading information, report writing, speaking and listening (15 credits)

Understand how the course will be delivered.

The Diploma is made up of units that amount to 60 Level 3 credits. The 60 credits include 45 Credits in graded units and 15 credits in ungraded study skills. The course is made up of 15-20 units at 3-6 credits each. You will be taught in various ways including lectures, workshops, seminars, self-directed study, research exercises, group-learning and work-based activity and tutorials. Morley also reinforces teaching through the use of e-learning that enables you to learn interactively using the i

Find out what material you will need.

You should arrive to your lessons prepared to learn with pens, pencils and a writing pad. You should also invest in a ruler, some graph paper and a scientific calculator. All other resources and materials you need will be provided. In the event of teaching moving online, you will need a computer with internet access for online lessons on a daily basis.

On successful completion of the course you will be able to progress on to a degree programme at University or any higher education study.

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Name Morley College London North Kensington Centre
Address Wornington Road
W10 5QQ
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