Course overviewThis course is designed to be studied alongside 2 A Levels and combines well with Sociology and Psychology. The course is equivalent to one A Level and will provide you with a broad basis of study for the sport and exercise science sector.
You will study 3 mandatory units including:
- Functional Anatomy
- Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology
- Coaching for Performance and Fitness
You can choose your final unit from the following units:
- Biomechanics in Sport and Exercise Science
- Specialised Fitness Training
- Physical Activity for Individual and Group Based Exercise
The course is designed to support progression to higher education when taken as a programme of study that includes other appropriate A Levels. This course combines well with Sociology and Psychology.
What else do I need to know?The Extended Certificate is equivalent to one A Level and is taken alongside two A Levels.
What are the entry requirements?
In addition you will have at least grade 5-5 in Combined Science GCSE or two grade 5s in any science subject.
For Sports Science this must include:
~GCSE Science (preferably Biology) at grade 5 or above
How is it assessed?
What financial support is on offer?
College Maintenance Allowance (CMA): Anyone with a household income under £23,000 can receive up to £20 per week financial support to help pay for travel and meals and meet the costs of essential trips, books, stationery and equipment. The payments will be subject to full attendance on your course. A range of other financial support is available, depending on your personal circumstances. For more details visit www.nscg.ac.uk/finance
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