Level 3 Sport and Exercise Science

Start Date

TBC

Day / Time

Weekdays

Duration

2 years

Campus

Academy for Sport

Level 3 Sport and Exercise Science

This course gives you the knowledge and skills to be able to apply the principles of science to enhancing sports performance and develop the foundations for a career in Sport.

You’ll have the opportunity to study a wide range of scientific concepts in a sporting context and complete a work placement.

The units you will study in the first year are:

  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Fitness Testing
  • Research Methods
  • Practical Team Sports
  • Sports Massage
  • Work Experience
  • Sports Injuries
  • Psychology

In the second year you will cover:

  • Sports Coaching
  • Biomechanics
  • Analysis of Sports Performance
  • Research Project
  • Fitness Training and Programming
  • Instructing Physical Activity and Exercise
  • Nutrition
  • Exercise, Health and Lifestyle
  • Applied Physiology

Sport Academies

You will have the opportunity to join of one of our nine sport academies, where you will get:

• Up to 9 hours of professional training each week, access to competitions and specialist sport academy coaches
• Free access to physiotherapy assessments and treatment
• The opportunity to compete in local, national and international competitions
• A personalised training and development programme

Academy sports available are: Mens Football, Womens Football, Mens Rugby, Womens Rugby, Netball, Basketball, Boxing, Athletics and Cricket and all academies can cater from participation level right up to elite athletes.

All academy members will be given free Adidas kit worth £79. If you do not wish to join one of our academies, you will undertake an employment related project designed to develop further your employability skills.

What about after the course?
Future
Careers:
  • Leisure and sports managers
  • Sports players
  • Sports coaches, instructors and officials
  • Fitness instructors
What
you could
earn:
Potential
£36,234
Entry level
£13,000
Average
£24,918

Academy for Sport