A specialist vocational programme within sport, health, fitness and exercise offering strong, sector-related emphasis on practical skills development alongside the development of requisite knowledge and comprehensive understanding. It provides a thorough grounding in the key concepts and practical skills required in the sector securing access to further higher education or to lead directly into employment. You will benefit from high quality facilities including a recently refurbished gym, outstanding massage clinics and outdoor all-weather pitch. In addition, a large computer suite and library with access to online journals aiding students with the completion of assessments. Areas of focus include anatomy and physiology, nutrition, health promotion, sports psychology, biomechanics, exercise prescription, sports injuries and massage.
This course will enable you to progress on to further study such as a full honours degree or additional industry specific qualifications, or you have access straight into employment within the sport, health and fitness industry.