Sport and Exercise Sciences (Extended Diploma)

Extended Diploma Level 3

A highly specialised work-related qualifycation in the field of sport, fitness and health, it will provide you with the knowledge, understanding and skills valued within a wide range of sports-related careers.

Overview

A highly specialised work-related qualifycation in the field of sport, fitness and health, it will provide you with the knowledge, understanding and skills valued within a wide range of sports-related careers.

Assessment:

Coursework (80%) Exam (20%)

Duration: 2 years
Entry requirements:

Standard entry requirements plus grade C in GCSE Science.

Exam board: Edexcel/Pearson
Costs:

£40 for textbooks.

Please purchase the BTEC Level 3 Sport an Exercise Sciences, Adams et al, Pearson education, ISBN 9781846908972

Programme leader:

Sean O’Dell

Course structure

Enhancing your studies

Life after Henley

Careers

Future careers might include PE teaching, sports coaching, physiotherapy, leisure management and fitness training. Students may consider direct entry into other employment or further training.

Higher education

This course is an accepted qualifcation for entry into university, with students having secured places at universities including Bath, Loughborough, Cardiff, Brunel, Exeter, Kent, Oxford Brookes, Plymouth and Southampton. It is also also excellent preparation for those wanting to progress to industry-recognised qualifications and careers in sports therapy, the fitness industry, sports development, nutrition, performance analysis and sports psychology.

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