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Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport (Football Studies) at Shrewsbury College

Course description

You will achieve 180 credits (3 A Level equivalent) during the two years of the course and should be aiming for a minimum of Merit grades (Distinctions advised to provide better university prospects). Although the course is vocational in nature, knowledge and understanding and the application of work-related skills are continually assessed through a more sport science rather than sport studies approach and will include a significant amount of reading, research and individual learning. The course is designed for students who wish to develop a comprehensive overview of the Sports Industry with a specific focus on Football.

Course content

You will achieve 180 credits (3 A Level equivalent) during the two years of the course and should be aiming for a minimum of Merit grades (Distinctions advised to provide better university prospects). Although the course is vocational in nature, knowledge and understanding and the application of work-related skills are continually assessed through a more sport science rather than sport studies approach and will include a significant amount of reading, research and individual learning. The course is designed for students who wish to develop a comprehensive overview of the Sports Industry with a specific focus on Football.

Entry requirements

You need to have at least four GCSEs at a minimum of Grade C, but preferably A or B in appropriate subjects which should include Maths, English, PE and Science.

Financial information

Students must be prepared to supply all of their sports clothing and equipment. A contribution towards educational visits may also be requested.If you are experiencing financial difficulty, you should approach Student Services for assistance.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 15 January 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 Year
  • Course code: FLR3SFS-APP15

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