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A Level Physical Education

Sport

Course outline

This course examines the world of sport through theory into practice.

During your studies you will examine a range of areas including physiological and psychological factors that affect performance, sport and society, skills acquisitions, applied anatomy and technology and its role in sport.

How to apply for this course

Choose one of the options from the table below and hit "Apply". You will select your individual subjects when you complete the application.

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Location Date

Location:

Chaucer Street
Nottingham
NG1 5LP

Date:

Start: 4th September 2019

A Level Programme (2 years)

Course code: C000450 / Q022086

Location:

Chaucer Street
Nottingham
NG1 5LP

Date:

Start: 4th September 2019

A Level Programme Intensive (1 year)

Course code: C000453 / Q022086

Qualification

A Level Physical Education

Duration

1 or 2 years

Level Level 3
Entry requirements

2 year A Level Programme:

  • To study 3 A Levels you’ll need at least 5 GCSE’s at grades 9-4 (A*-C) including GCSE English and Maths at grade 4 (C) or above
  • To study 4 A Levels you’ll need at least 6 GCSE’s at grades 9-6 (A*-C) including GCSE English and Maths at grade 4 (C) or above
  • All applicants need to have an interest in sport and be willing to participate in practical sessions

1 year Intensive A Level Programme:

  • One full A Level at grade C or above
  • Five or more GCSEs at grade 4 or above including English Language and Maths
  • All applicants need to have an interest in sport and be willing to participate in practical sessions
  • Complete a successful interview

Applicants with predicted GCSE grades 1 or 2 points below the entry requirement for an A Level:

If your predicted grades do not meet the entry requirements for either 1 or 2 of your chosen A Level subject choices, don’t worry we will still make you a conditional offer. We advise that you think about a second choice of course as a back-up plan. You can meet with us for a supportive, friendly and impartial discussion to look at other courses that Nottingham College has to offer. For more information contact High Pavement Sixth Form admissions by telephone on 0115 9100 100 or email at feadmissions@nottinghamcollege.ac.uk

Applicants who choose 4 subjects but only have the entry requirements to study 3:

If your predicted grades do not meet the entry requirements to study 4 A Level subjects, don’t worry we will still make you a conditional offer for all 4. At your ‘Get Ready for College’ day you will undertake tasters in your subjects and at this point you can discuss your options with subject staff at the event, to help you finalise your subject choices. Final A Level choices however will be made at enrolment in August when your GCSE results are confirmed.

Teaching & assessment

You will be assessed by examinations and practical assessments.

Progression

You could progress to a related HE course such as medicine, physiotherapy or teaching.

Additional information

Students aged 16-18 don't have to pay tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, check out our Financial Help page for information on fees and funding!

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