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Sport & Exercise Sciences - BTEC Level Three at Wigan UTC

Course description

Our Sport and Exercise Sciences course enables learners to study key areas in the ever-developing field of Sport Sciences. As well as learning about how the body works (Physiology), learners will also explore how Psychology and Nutrition influence performance, how Analysis of past performance can improve future results and how Biomechanics and new technologies are helping engineers to improve achievement and enjoyment for participants at all levels.
The course will comprise of theoretical study, practical and laboratory experience, which will allow learners to apply their knowledge in a variety of settings. 
Our facilities at Wigan UTC will enable high-quality research to take place and with our education partners at the University of Central Lancashire and Wigan Youth Zone, learners have access to some of the best facilities in the North West.
Enrolling on this course offers young people the chance to become part of an exciting, fast-moving industry with a wide variety of career pathways!
All work is project-based and will be centre-assessed, subject to internal and external moderation processes. Projects will include reports, presentations and data analysis, with opportunity for individual and collaborative study.


Entry requirements

BTEC courses

At least 5 at grades   A*-C   Including English & Maths

At least 5 at grades   9-4     Including English & Maths


A Levels

Grade 6 or above in the subject required to study

Financial information

Government funded if aged 16-19.

Future opportunities

Progression pathways from this qualification include;
 Continuation of study in Sports Science or related subjects at University, including Physiotherapy, Engineering, Coaching
 Employment/Apprenticeship/Internship in Sports Science or related areas including Personal Fitness, Engineering, Coaching.
Study for a teaching qualification at University.

Further information

Based in Wigan Town Centre, study a variety of courses at Wigan UTC, including:

BTEC Level 2 Engineering

BTEC Level 3 Engineering

BTEC Level 3 Electronic Engineering

BTEC Level 3 Manufacture Engineering

BTEC Level 3 Design Engineering

BTEC Level 3 Sport & Exercise Science

BTEC Level 3 Applied Science

BTEC Level 3 Health & Social Care

BTEC Level 3 Child Development

BTEC Level 3 Business

A Level Maths

A Level Physics

A Level Chemistry

A Level Biology

A Level Business

A Level Product Design


GCSE English Resit

GCSE Maths Resit

And More.....


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How to apply

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Last updated date: 02 October 2017
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