BTEC Sport & Exercise Science
The single A Level equivalent course is ideal for those that have enjoyed the theoretical aspects of GCSE PE and are keen advance their knowledge by studying sport and exercise science. There is a mixture of theory and practical in this academically challenging subject that works well when chosen with Biology, Health and Social Care, Business and amongst many others.
Duration: Two years
Starting date: September 2020
Location: Bede Sixth Form
We will cover a wide range of topics including: Functional Anatomy, Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology, Coaching for Performance and Fitness and Specialised Fitness Training.
All of our classes are a mixture of theory and practical. Wherever possible underpinning theory will be demonstrated in a practical context using our excellent facilities. We will do a mixture of group work, individual work, research, and presentations.
This course is assessed through assignments and a range of practical assessments that are directly related to current industry practice. Examples include written reports, presentations and observations of practical competence.
Take a look at our prospectus to see our entry requirements and how our study programmes work.
There is a minimum kit package that you will be required to purchase. The package includes a t-shirt, shorts and mid-layer top. The cost is £55 (subject to change).
The majority of students progress onto Higher Education and study degrees in Sport and Exercise Science, Physiotherapy, Sports Therapy or Sports Coaching. Other options include Advanced Apprenticeships in Personal Training, Community Sport and Health Officer, Advanced Coach in Sport and Physical Activity, amongst many more.
- This course has had a 100% pass rate for 3 years.
- Our sports facilities are state-of-the-art including sports hall, climbing wall, fitness suite, and a FIFA 1 Standard FA-accredited Astro Turf football pitch.
- The teamwork and employability skills that you will develop during the course will be helpful for any future career in any industry.
- We are a TASS Dual Career Accredited Centre and can provide additional support towards your studies and sports performance.
“Teaching is enjoyable with lots of different ways to get the best out of you”
“All teachers are supportive and enthusiastic about their subjects. They have all really helped me to achieve my goals.”
“Fun and enjoyable. The course explores different aspects of sports science”
“The course gives you a real insight into the sporting world”
“The course is fun and educational”