What is the Diploma in Sport?
The Diploma in Sport allows the students to follow a pathway of topics about sport, anatomy and physiology, fitness, training, coaching and healthy lifestyles. There will be six units altogether. The course is internally assessed through a number of assignments which may include written essays, reports, presentations and/or practical assessments.
What will I study?
You will study six units. These will range through such topics as healthy lifestyles, anatomy and physiology, practical performance and analysis, fitness training and programming, fitness testing and instructing physical activity and exercise, sports coaching and development.*
Where will it lead?
There are a range of other qualifications such as the extended diploma in sport, certificate or diploma in personal training, BTEC Level 4 diplomas in sport or sport and exercise science and undergraduate or foundation degrees in sport studies, sport and exercise sciences, sport coaching, outdoor studies, sport business.
Links with other courses
Biology, Psychology, Sociology, Dance.
*Exact units to be confirmed as the decision will take into account the strengths and weaknesses of course applicants.