Taken alongside a further qualification related to your chosen field, for example A level Biology or Mathematics or Psychology, or a BTEC Certificate in Business, this qualification is for learners who are intending to study towards a degree in the sport and exercise sector. It comprises key examined units in functional anatomy and physiology related to sports and exercise and includes units on applied psychology, fitness testing, research methods and sports coaching which are assessed by externally set tasks or coursework.
BTEC Sport and Exercise Science Students...
... take responsibility for their own learning
... know how to work to a brief with set deadlines
... efficiently manage time to complete tasks and processes
... have real experience of effective teamwork
... develop interpersonal and practical thinking skills
... have a strong core base of knowledge
... have practical experience from real world assignments
The new BTEC Nationals in Sport and Exercise Science use a combination of assessment styles to give you the confidence to apply your knowledge to succeed in the workplace – and have the study skills to continue learning on higher education courses and throughout your career. The range of vocational assessments – both practical and written – means you can showcase your learning and achievements to best effect when you take your next step, whether that’s supporting applications to higher education courses or potential employers.
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Please note: GCSE Science is often required for Sports Courses at university. This course needs to be combined with a single award vocational course (Business or Medical Science recommended), or with one A level (Biology or Psychology recommended)
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for the different programmes of study.
Additional entry requirements for this course: There are no additional entry requirements for this course.