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Level 2 Diploma in Sports Studies at East Sussex College

Course description

You will use your passionate for sport, exercise and fitness to gain an understanding of the underlying scientific principles within this exciting industry.

Course content

During our one-year BTEC Extended Certificate in Sport you will gain an insight into the many disciplines associated with, and incorporated in sport. You will develop practical skills, theoretical knowledge and understanding of the sports industry throughout the course. Learning will take place in the classroom and in our fully-equipped gym where you will explore the components of fitness, how to improve sports performance, how lifestyle and wellbeing can impact of personal fitness and performance, as well as analysing the mind and what affect psychology can have.

You will study units including:

  • Fitness for Sport and Exercise
  • Practical Sports Performance
  • The Mind and Sports Performance
  • The Sports Performer in Action
  • Training for Personal Fitness
  • Leading Sports Activities
  • Promotion and Sponsorship in Sport
  • Lifestyle and Well Being
  • Running a Sports Event
  • The Sport and Active Leisure Industry
  • Profiling Sports Performance

Entry requirements

You will need a minimum of: 4 GCSE's A*- D including English and maths. Equivalent Qualifications may be considered in exceptional circumstances.


You will be assessed through a range of 25% practical tasks, 60% coursework assignments and 15% exams.

Financial information

Enrolment Fee = £140 Uniform - To be purchased as per kit list

Future opportunities

Once you have successfully completed this course you can progress on to one of our Level 3 Sport courses and study the subject in more depth, specialise in personal training, or specialise in massage therapy techniques.

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 January 2019
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