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Sport and Exercise Science Level 3 Diploma at Bridgwater College

Course description

This course provides the ideal foundation for applying for Higher Education courses, and provides the opportunity for a wide range of careers including a range of Sports Science areas like Sports Injuries, Coaching, Physical Education and  Sports Nutritionists.

Course content

Areas of study include:

  • HE & Employability
  • Health & Fitness
  • Sports Injuries
  • Teaching & Coaching
  • Elite Sports Coaching

Modules will be taught through lectures, lab sessions, and a range of practical workshops.

Entry requirements

  • At least five GCSEs grades A* - C with English and Science preferred, or a Merit profile in a relevant level 2 qualification.
  • To be considered for the Sport and Exercise Science strand of the qualification, you will need a grade C in Maths and/or Science


Assessment is through a variety of coursework-based methods, including:

  • Case studies
  • Observation of practical work
  • Assignments
  • Work-based projects
  • Presentations 
  • Interactive media project

Future opportunities

  • Each year Bridgwater College Sports Science students progress to some of the most well known Sports/PE Universities in the Country, including Loughborough, Bath and Cardiff, studying a wide range of sports related programmes,
  • Employment in sports related industries, e.g. administrators for Sports Council and fitness clubs, physical training instructors, sports development officers and Physical Training Instructors in HM Forces

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 18 February 2016

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