This course has an excellent reputation for success and attracts students from a wide range of backgrounds including those competing in sport at county, provincial and international level. It enables you to prepare for university study as it is equivalent to three A-Levels and has a special focus on the sciences required for a career working in sport science, sports therapy, sports nutrition, performance analysis, PE teaching, physiotherapy, sports injuries and strength & conditioning. This course is assessed mainly with coursework with a small element of exam assessment. You will have the opportunity to perform specialist testing protocols such as gas analysis in our Sport Science Lab and use specialist software such as STATSport, GPS, Dartfish and SPSS. You will have the opportunity to gain coaching qualifications as well as develop skills and experience in coaching through practical sessions.You will have the opportunity to play for a number of college teams and we also offer a variety of fitness-related classes.Our sports science teaching team includes UK Pearson Silver Award winning lecturer Ivor Neill.