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Extended Diploma in Sport and Exercise Sciences at Hereford Sixth Form College

Course description

The BTEC qualification is equivalent to three A levels and it can be used to access higher education in its own right. It is a global study of Physical Education, Sport and Recreation. This is a full-time course currently consisting of fourteen hours per week of class contact and five hours per week of supported independent study. You will normally take one complementary AS course in the first year of study which could be extended to a full A level in the second year. The course is based on continuous assessment with no final examination. You will complete assignments for each course unit and the marks for these will make up your final grade.

Entry requirements

You will need five or more GCSE passes at grades A-C (normally including English and Mathematics), the BTEC First Certificate or Diploma, the GNVQ Intermediate Award, or a qualification equivalent to any of the above. The course is designed for students who are interested in a career in Physical Education or in sport-related disciplines.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Hereford Sixth Form College directly.

Last updated date: 19 June 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years