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Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport Science

Equivalent to 3 A Levels, the programme is a blend of academic skills and opportunities for you to acquire a number of practical and technical skills. There are a range of exciting units that will stretch and challenge you to expand your theoretical knowledge.
We implement a variety of assessment methods to show your progression which include practical observed assessments, assignments, producing eBooks, audio recordings and group and individual presentations.
The programme includes exciting opportunities to learn with technology and applications to prepare you for your progression choices. You will learn in different learning environments including the Kingsway Fitness Suite, Sports Studio, The Pods, Confidence Course and Multi Use Games Area.

Key Information

  • Course Level

  • Duration

    2 Years

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Units you may study include:
Year 1

-Sports coaching
-Principles of anatomy and physiology
-Fitness training and programming
-Fitness testing
-Preparing for a career in sport and physical activity
-Exercise, health and lifestyle
-Sports injuries
-Instructing physical activity and exercise
-Practical team sports
-Volunteer experience throughout studies with the local community
-Employability skills

Year 2

-Analysis for sports performance
-Leadership in sport
-Work experience in sport
-Strength and conditioning
-Sports nutrition
-Psychology for sports performance
-Sport and exercise massage
-Laboratory and field based experiment methods
-Physiology of fitness



Financial Support

Depending on your situation, you may be able to access a range of financial support available.

Course Fees


We do not currently have fee information available for this course. Please contact us for further information.


Apply or enquire about this course

Please use the following links to make an application or enquiry about this course.

Apply online Make an enquiry Call 01724 281 111

Information for EU Students

From January 2021, how you apply for a course will change. For more information, read the UK Government's guide for the UK points-based immigration system for EU students (pdf).

Visit our International pages for more information and contact details