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Leisure Studies AS A2 at Magdalen College School

Course content


To encourage candidates to develop broad skills, knowledge and understanding of the leisure industry and in particular to;

Develop an understanding of the nature, structure, scale, range and importance of the leisure

industry within the UK and Europe.

Develop skills and techniques related to participation, leadership and organisation within the

leisure industry.

Develop an understanding of the current issues, working practices and procedures of the leisure


Develop an understanding of he importance of the customer to the leisure industry.

Recognise the contribution and impact of technology on the leisure industry and its potential

effect on immediate future.

Develop an understanding and appreciation of the benefits of a healthy and active lifestyle.

Develop an interest in leisure in a vocational context.

Entry requirements

English C

Maths C



GCE Advanced Subsidiary Single Award

Unit 1: The Leisure Industry Today Portfolio

Unit 2: A People Business - External Assessment

Unit 3: Getting it right in the Leisure Industry -


GCE Advanced Single Award

Units:1 - 3 and

Unit 8: Leisure in Action - Portfolio

Unit 9: Working in the People Industry -

Written Paper - 2hrs

Unit 10: Current Issues

Future opportunities


The course aims to maintain and support the recognised standards demanded for leisure industry education and training in order to meet the requirements of various leisure industry sectors. With a GCE in Leisure Studies a candidate would be suitable for a supervisory role in a range of fields including sports and fitness, sports coaching and playgroup leaders.

The qualification provides a sound base for progression to a range of Higher Education Courses e.g Degrees in Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Services, Leisure Planning and Retail, HND in Sports Studies or Leisure Management, HNC in Leisure and Tourism Management. The qualification also provides a sound basis for access to many other courses.

For further information contact: Mr A M Jackson

Further information


Economics, Business Studies, Physical Education, Information Technology, Geography,

Languages, and Leisure Studies.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Magdalen College School directly.

Last updated date: 16 November 2015
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