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Sports Studies - Diploma (Double) VTCT at The Marsh Academy

Course description

VTCT’s diplomas in sport studies are applied general qualifications that
provide learners with the knowledge, understanding and skills to progress
to higher education in a range of sports disciplines. The equivalent in size to
three A levels, this qualification has been designed to offer a full two-year
programme of study.
The structure of this qualifications provides an opportunity for learners to
select the optional units of most interest, which best support their chosen
career path whether this be sports studies, sports science, sports development,
sports therapy, sports management, outdoor education, leisure management,
exercise and health science or sports coaching.

Course content

VTCT’s diplomas in sport studies are applied general qualifications that
provide learners with the knowledge, understanding and skills to progress
to higher education in a range of sports disciplines. The equivalent in size
to two A Levels, this qualification has been designed to offer a full two-year
programme of study.
The structure of this qualification provides an opportunity for learners to
select the optional units of most interest, which best support their chosen
career path whether this be sports studies, sports science, sports development,
sports therapy, sports management, outdoor education, leisure management,
exercise and health science or sports coaching.

Entry requirements

Minimum of a grade 4 in GCSE English.

Assessment

Mandatory units to be achieved: 8
Optional units to be achieved: 4 (minimum)
Total units to be achieved: 12 (minimum)

Future opportunities

This qualification has been developed to enable progression to higher
education to study a sports degree or other related degree programme,
including (this list is not exhaustive):
• Sports studies;
• Sports science (or specialist degrees in sports psychology, sports physiology
or sports biomechanics/kinesiology);
• Sports therapy;
• Sports management;
• Sports development;
• Sports coaching;
• Leisure management;
• Exercise and health science.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 13 November 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September

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