Sport Science - Access to Higher Education at Chichester College
The course is designed to prepare students for a level of academic study that will enable them to enter university. Ideal for students who may have been out of education for some time. It is an applied academic course with core elements underpinning Social-Cultural, Physiological, Psychological and Sports Injury aspects. This enables students to apply for a wide range of University Courses.
You will study 11 units: Introduction to Sports Psychology, Psychology of exercise & health, Introduction to contemporary issues, Exercise Physiology, Using Academic literature, Psychology of human movement, Introduction to socio-cultural aspects of sport, Introduction to functional anatomy, Concepts and components of Health & Fitness, Sports Injuries as well as an Independent Project.
The course includes a variety of teaching and learning strategies. These are designed to stimulate learning and develop study skills to university level. These include group work, discussions, presentation work, internet / library / field research, book reviews.
GCSE English A*-C and completion of a successful interview with one of the tutors. College Information Days are an opportunity for applicants to find out a bit more about Access. Students must be aged 19 or older at the start of the academic year (1st September).
A range of assessment methods are used and full tutorial support is provided to develop the new and returning learner's confidence in studying. During the last part of the programme students conduct a research project on an area of their choice. Assessments are varied throughout the year.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Chichester College directly.