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Access to Higher Education: Sports Sciences - Full-time

Access To Sports Science

Course outline

This course is perfect if you want to progress to a higher level of study and ultimately to pursue a career in the sports industry. It is delivered at Nottingham Trent University’s Clifton campus with its fantastic sport facilities.

You’ll learn about the different variables that influence sports science. The programme is structured through a range of units such as coaching, applied sports science and study skills that will help you be successful in your future degree studies. You’ll benefit from biomechanical and physiology labs, plus training and testing suites.

You can expect support from a personal tutor, who will guide you through your studies and support you with UCAS applications. You’ll also gain insight into studying on a university campus, which is great experience for your future education journey.

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Location Date

Location:

Clifton Campus
Clifton Lane
Clifton
Nottingham
NG11 8NS

Date:

Start: 29th September 2020

Course code: C028799 / Q028800

Qualification

CAVA Access to HE Diploma

Duration

1 year

Level Level 3
Entry requirements

You’ll need 5 GCSEs at grades 9– 4 (A*– C), including English Language and Maths – both of these must be grades 9– 4 (A*– C) or equivalent, or a relevant Level 2 vocational qualification with English and Maths GCSE grades 9–4 (A*–C) or equivalent. We would consider relevant work experience as a substitute for a relevant Level 2 vocational qualification.

It is not possible to study both GCSE English and Maths on this course.

Assessment

Learning is assessed in a variety of methods to prepare you to study at university. This may include an extended essay, timed assessments under controlled conditions and report writing. Practical analysis and laboratories sessions are also included in the content.

Progression

Choose to follow with further study at degree level, such as the Foundation Degree in Sports Coaching here at Nottingham College (which then allows for top-up to a full degree at university), or a related degree at university.

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