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Course: Pearson BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport and Exercise ScienceCampus: Strand RoadType: Full TimeStart Date: 31/08/2021Fees:
Course: Pearson BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport and Exercise ScienceCampus: LimavadyType: Full TimeStart Date: 06/09/2021Fees:
- Site location Limavady Main St Strand Road
- Functional Anatomy
- Sport and Exercise Physiology
- Field and Laboratory Based Fitness Testing
- Nutrition for Sport and Exercise Performance
- Specialised Fitness Testing
- Sociocultural Issues in Sport and Exercise
- Applied Research Methods in Sport and Exercise Science
- Physical Activity for Individual and Group-based Exercise
- Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology
- Sports Injury and Assessment
- Biomechanics in Sport and Exercise Science
- Coaching for Performance and Fitness
- Research Project in Sport and Exercise Science
UK Requirements4 GCSEs (Grade C or above) to include Maths or English, and a Science subject; OR Level 2 Diploma plus GCSE/Essential Skills English or Maths.
ROI Requirements4 OLCs (Grade 05 or above) to include Maths or English, and a science subject; OR Leaving Cert Applied - Merit
In year 2 of the course, we offer the opportunity to complete an Erasmus project to a European country. In 2019, sports students travelled to Malta for a two-week work placements in sports coaching, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, fitness instructing and teaching.
Further StudyThis qualification enables progression to a variety of degree programmes including: - BSc (Hons) Sport Studies, BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Sciences and BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy at Ulster University, Jordanstown; - BSc (Hons) in Sport, Physical Activity and Health, and BSc (Hons) in Nursing at Ulster University, Magee. Past students have progressed to our Level 5 Foundation Degree in Sport, Exercise and Fitness and degree programmes in universities in Belfast, Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow. Others have progressed to degrees in institutes of technology in the Republic of Ireland including the BSc (Hons) in Sport and Exercise at Letterkenny Institute of Technology. Alternatively, successful students who gain extra qualifications in addition to studying Level 3 Sport and Exercise Science may wish to progress to employment. These extra qualifications include coaching awards through the College’s Coach Education Programme and also the YMCA Level 2 Fitness Instructor and Level 3 Personal Trainer.
Career ProspectsPast students have gone on to successful careers as sport scientists, PE teachers, lecturers in sport, sport development officers, fitness club managers, physiotherapists, sports massage therapists, performance analysts, coaches, health promotion officers and self-employment.
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