Barnsley College

Sport and Exercise Sciences National Diploma

Barnsley College
In Barnsley

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Typology Course
Location Barnsley
Duration 2 Years
  • Course
  • Barnsley
  • Duration:
    2 Years

Anatomy for Sport and Exercise. Sport and Exercise Psychology. Research Methods for Sport and Exercise Sciences. Exercise, Health and Lifestyle. Fitness Testing for Sport and Exercise. Training and Fitness for Sport. Sports Nutrition. Sports Injuries. Practical Individual Sports. Sport and Exercise Physiology. Research Project in Sport and Exercise.

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Where and when
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Church Street, S70 2YW, South Yorkshire, England
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Church Street, S70 2YW, South Yorkshire, England
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To take into account

· Requirements

5 GCSEs at Grade A*to C including English and Science or successful completion of Edexcel First Diploma in Sport with a Merit/Distinction profile Plus Good personal reference demonstrating acceptable level of attendance and commitment to hard work Plus Active involvement in participatory sport and general fitness

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Course programme

Course Level :Level 3

Length of Course :2 Years

Course Content
· Anatomy for Sport and Exercise
· Sport and Exercise Psychology
· Research Methods for Sport and Exercise Sciences
· Exercise, Health and Lifestyle
· Fitness Testing for Sport and Exercise
· Training and Fitness for Sport
· Sports Nutrition
· Sports Injuries
· Practical Individual Sports
· Sport and Exercise Physiology
· Research Project in Sport and Exercise Sciences
· Sports Biomechanics in Action
· Sport and Exercise Massage
· Sport and Society
· Sports Coaching
· Practical Team Sports
· Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology
· Work-based Experience in Sport

A high percentage (average 85%) of students enter Higher Education. These students progress to some of the most prestigious and popular universities such as: Leeds Metropolitan University, Liverpool John Moores, Lincoln University, Teeside University and Huddersfield University to name but a few. Students generally study a range of sport related degrees, including Sports Development, Physical Education and Sports Coaching, Sports Therapy and Sport and Exercise Sciences etc. Alternatively, some students choose to enter the Sport, Leisure, Health and/or Fitness sector to commence their careers with a variety of local and regional employers. These might include: Fitness Instructor, Leisure Operative, Sports Administration or Development, Community Sports Coaching, Activity Leadership etc.

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