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Sport Studies - BTEC Diploma in Sport (Level 3) at Hopwood Hall College

Course description

This course is for students who want to work in junior managerial positions in the sport industry, become sports coaches, or who wish to progress into Higher Education in a degree related to sport.
Our course has been developed to meet the expanding employment opportunities within the industry including: health and fitness facilities, coaching/teaching, professional sport and performance.

Course content

• Principles of anatomy and physiology in sport
• Sports coaching
• Practical team sports
• Sports nutrition
• Psychology for sports performance
• Fitness training and programming
• Sports leadership
• Organising sports events
• Injury in sport
The Level 3 course is designed as a two year study programme but there is an option to undertake a diploma in one year instead. Please ask for more details at your interview.

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs grade C or above to include English and Mathematics OR BTEC Level 2 qualification OR NVQ Level 2 OR VRQ Level 2.

Financial information

No cost for 16-19 year olds.

Future opportunities

After completing this course, you can enter employment with uniformed services. You can also achieve progression on to foundation degrees dependent on UCAS points awarded.

For further information on where this course can lead, speaking to a tutor can help identify the right pathways and destinations for your future. They can also refer you to the most relevant people for more targeted support and information should it be needed.

Further information

For more information please visit, pick up a prospectus from the Rochdale or Middleton Campus or call us on 0161 6437560.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 21 October 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years
  • Course code: SPTL3SPFM1


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      By Road: 
      The Middleton Campus is two miles from junction 20 on the M62. Take the A627(M) towards Oldham and leave at first junction and follow signs to Middleton.
      By Rail: 
      The Castleton rail station is 2 miles from the Middleton campus, and takes around ten minutes to reach by bus.
      By Bus: 
      The No. 17 bus service runs frequent between Rochdale and Manchester approximately every ten minutes and stops at the entrance to the Middleton Campus.