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Football Academy Level 3 Extended Diploma at South Essex College

Course description

This course will help you to prepare for a career in the sport industry or act as a stepping stone to a Higher Education course.

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Entry requirements

Year one:

  • anatomy for sport and exercise
  • sport and exercise physiology
  • sport and exercise psychology
  • fitness testing for sport and exercise
  • sports nutrition
  • sports coaching
  • maths and English

Year two:

  • sports injuries
  • practical team sports
  • work experience in sport
  • research project in sport and exercise sciences
  • research methods in sport and exercise sciences
  • sports biomechanics in action



  • two GCSEs at grade C or above including physical education, in addition to maths at grade four orabove and English at grade four or above, or
  • four GCSEs at grade C or above, including maths, English and physical education, or
  • Sport and Active Leisure Level 2 Diploma, maths at grade four or above and English at grade four or above, or equivalent
  • successful attendance at football trial
  • satisfactory references

Financial information

• presentations, reports, essays, exhibitions, discussions, group work and individual assessments

Future opportunities

FREE to UK/EU under 19s not in employment

Further information

  • higher education at university or college, including our BSc (Hons) Sport Studies at University Centre Southend

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact South Essex College directly.

Last updated date: 25 January 2017
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