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Sport Studies BTEC L3 Diploma at Swale Sixth Form

Course description

Summary of skills students gain by studying this subject

You will develop your subject knowledge of the sporting world, covering every aspect of sport, health and fitness.  You will also use practical skills, developing confidence through officiating and coaching younger children, as well as taking part in a variety of fitness tests and training methods. 

Course content

Potential Topics that will be studied

You will study a range of units including:

  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Sports injuries
  • Sports nutrition
  • Sports psychology
  • Biomechanics
  • Fitness testing and many more. 



Entry requirements

Entry Requirements

Students will need to achieve 5  9 - 5 GCSE grades, including English and mathematics.

Students will also require a grade 5 in GCSE physical education or a merit in Level 2 BTEC sport studies.



On the BTEC course, assessment takes place in a variety of ways including assignments, externally assessed exam board tasks, as well as written examinations.  

Future opportunities

Progression and career opportunities

Students will be able to progress into a range of job opportunities such as a fitness instructor, personal trainer, physiotherapist, sports scientist, sports therapist, sports psychologist, PE teacher and sports coach.

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: 30 October 2018
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