Course Details

The course is designed to prepare students for a level of academic study that will enable them to enter university. Ideal for students who may have been out of education for some time. It is an applied academic course with core elements underpinning Social-Cultural, Physiological, Psychological and Sports Injury aspects. This enables students to apply for a wide range of University Courses.

Entry Requirements

GCSE English A*-C or Grade 4 - 9 and completion of a successful interview with one of the tutors. College Information Days are an opportunity for applicants to find out a bit more about Access. Students must be aged 19 or over at the start of the academic year (1st September)

Career options

Many students have progressed to Universities all over the country and abroad. Local universities including Chichester, Brighton and Southampton offer a guaranteed place scheme on certain courses for successful students.

Access to Higher Education: Sport Science

Five highlights

  • 1 A diverse range of learners
  • 2 Excellent opportunity to progress to University
  • 3 Positive, enthusiastic teaching team
  • 4 Variety of teaching and learning strategies
  • 5 Exceptional feedback from previous students

Key Points

  • Chichester Campus
  • 02.09.2019
  • Access to Higher Education Diploma: Sport Science Level 3

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Course code Location Course length Start date
SPO057CF1A Chichester Campus 1 Year 02.09.2019

What you need to know

What will I study?

You will study 11 units: Introduction to Sports Psychology, Psychology of exercise & health, Introduction to contemporary issues, Exercise Physiology, Using Academic literature, Psychology of human movement, Introduction to socio-cultural aspects of sport, Introduction to functional anatomy, Concepts and components of Health & Fitness, Sports Injuries as well as an Independent Project on a topic of your choice.

How will I be taught?

The course includes a variety of teaching and learning strategies. These are designed to stimulate learning and develop study skills to university level. These include group work, discussions, presentation work, internet / library / field research, book reviews.

How will I be assessed?

A range of assessment methods are used and full tutorial support is provided to develop the new and returning learner's confidence in studying. Assessments are varied throughout the year, including exams, essay's, presentations and practical assessments.

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