Sport and Exercise Science Extended Diploma Level 3
If you’re interested in the science of sport – nutrition, psychology, injury, and rehabilitation – then this is the perfect course for you. It digs deeper into the world of sport, looking at everything that goes into world-class sporting performance and coaching. We’ll help you develop all of the skills and knowledge that a career in sports science requires.
The programme is designed to develop your practical and academic skills, and consists of 180 credits of study, which is equivalent of up to three A Levels and UCAS points. This is the new NQF qualification. You will benefit from trips to major sporting events (subject to availability), previous cohorts have enjoyed visits to Madrid, Milan and Barcelona.
Please note: there are two exams to sit in Year one and two exams in Year two, alongside a range of coursework activities to complete throughout both years.
Upon completion you can progress to employment, an apprenticeship or consider applying for the Sport and Exercise Science foundation degree at University Centre South Devon.
As part of our Sixth Form offer, you are able to add A Levels to your study package. Click here to find out more.
- You should have a genuine interest in this subject
- You will require 5 GCSEs at grade 5 or above including, English, maths and Science
Applied sports psychology
Fitness testing and assessment
Sports injury and massage
Anatomy and physiology
Please choose your preferred study option below (subject to change).
This course costs: £
If the amount shown is more than £0.00 and you are aged 19 and over at the start of the course, you may have options to help fund your studies with us. The funding you can receive depends on your personal circumstances, and could mean you are entitled to fully subsidised or reduced tuition fees.
This course is fully funded for 16-18 year olds (if applicable to the course).
You may also be entitled to support with travel, childcare and equipment.
To find out exactly what you could receive, contact our Helpzone team on 08000 380 123 for a free, impartial appointment, with no commitment necessary.
"There's so many different sports you can play at the College such as football, basketball, netball, canoeing and rock climbing. The teachers treat you with respect and maturity and teach you the perfect mix of practical and theory."Cameron Webb