Physical Education AS/A Level
What will I study?
This course will benefit anyone considering a career
which is Physical Education or Sport related. You
will develop an understanding of anatomy, sports
psychology, exercise physiology, biomechanics,
Whilst certain elements will be taught through practical sessions, this is predominantly a theoretical course, so students should be comfortable with science based subjects. You will be expected to apply your sporting experiences to better understand the concepts developed in lessons.
Although high-level competitive performance is
not essential, your athletic ability will influence your
final grade and all students will be assessed as a
performer in two different sports. Students also have
Students are encouraged to combine their studies
with the College's Sports Development programme,
but it is not a compulsory part of the course. You
will benefit from the College's impressive facilities,
This course is excellent preparation for students
planning to continue on to university to study any
physical education or sport related degree. Future
careers might include PE teaching, sports coaching,
Alternatively, students may consider direct entry into other employment or further training.