Course Information

BTEC Level 3 90 Credit Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science

Pearson
Sessions

Below are the sessions that are available for this course.

Full-Time
Campus: Dungannon
Week Starting: 01 September 2020
Day: Subject to Timetable
Duration: 1 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 34
Hours per Week: 15
Total Hours: 510
Fee: N/A
Places Available: 18
Course Coordinator: Liam.ONeill@swc.ac.uk

Full-Time
Campus: Enniskillen
Week Starting: 01 September 2020
Day: Subject to Timetable
Time: 09:00–15:35
Duration: 1 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 34
Hours per Week: 15
Total Hours: 510
Fee: N/A
Places Available: 18
Course Coordinator: Cheryl.Veitch@swc.ac.uk

Full-Time
Campus: Omagh
Week Starting: 01 September 2020
Day: Subject to Timetable
Time: 09:00–15:35
Duration: 1 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 34
Hours per Week: 15
Total Hours: 510
Fee: N/A
Places Available: 17
Course Coordinator: Kieran.OKane@swc.ac.uk

Description

If you are hoping to pursue a career in the sport or health industries, physical education or are interested in how the body works, then sports science and its related disciplines could prove to be the perfect course for you. All students are expected to participate in a range of theory and practical activities during their time on the course. Students will be given the opportunity to gain qualifications in a range of sport related and sports coaching disciplines aimed at increasing employability and providing them with an edge when applying to higher education

Additional Information

Additional qualifications will be offered to each learner to enhance and supplement the main course. This includes possible options such as:

  • First Aid,
  • Football Coaching,
  • Coaching Gaelic Games,
  • Circuit Training,
  • Badminton,
  • Basketball,
  • Performance Analysis using modern technology. These sessions allow the students to enhance their communication and organisational skills, as well as provide them with the opportunity to build their confidence. _x000D_

    Course Content

    BTEC Level 3 90 Credit Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science students will be given a full insight into the sports science industry through academic and practical work-based assignments.

    Optional Modules

  • Fitness Training and Programming,
  • Current Issues in Sport,
  • Instructing Physical Activity and Exercise,
  • Practical Team Sports *
  • Assessment Method

    A wide variety of assessment methods will be used throughout the course. These include written documents, practical assessments, presentations, logbooks and use of video evidence. All assignments are designed and marked by the course tutors and all assessment is portfolio based (No external exams). These assessments have been designed in conjunction with local sport and recreation providers.

    Progression Opportunities

    Successful completion of the course can lead to progression onto the Pearson BTEC L3 Extended Diploma in Sport and Exercise Sciences. The qualification can also be combined with other subjects to form part of a UCAS/ University application. Progression routes are varied and follow different career pathways such as:

  • Life and Health Sciences:
  • BSc Hons Podiatry,
  • BSc Hons Physiotherapy **
  • BSc Hons Occupational Therapy BSc Hons Health Physiology **
  • BSc Hons Healthcare Science **,
  • BSc Hons Nursing**
  • **(provided the GCSE Science entry requirements are met)
  • HE Sports Degrees and HND courses:
  • Sports Studies,
  • Sport and Exercise Science
  • Other Sport Related Disciplines
  • Sports Nutritionist,
  • Performance Analyst,
  • Exercise Physiologist,
  • Sports Coaching,
  • Sports Journalism,
  • Fitness Instructor and Personal Trainer,
  • Leisure and/or Events Management,
  • Teaching Physical Education (Primary and secondary via PGCE).
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    Entry Requirements

    Interview required