BTEC National Extended Diploma in sport and Exercise Science Level 3

Extended Diploma Sport

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Extended Diploma
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Age Group
16 - 18

Openshaw Campus
(Full Time - 2 years)

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Do you want to pursue a career in the sport and exercise science sector? This qualification is aimed at those who want to progress on to higher education and in to a career.

It gives you the knowledge, understanding and skills that underpin study of the sport and exercise science industry, whilst providing additional breadth and depth to prepare you fully for further study or training.

Topics covered include:
• Sport and Exercise Physiology
• Functional Anatomy
• Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology
• Field and Laboratory-based Fitness Testing
• Applied Research Methods in Sport and Exercise Science
• Coaching for Performance and Fitness
• Research Project in Sport and Exercise Science
• Physical Activity for Individual and Group-based Exercise
• Nutrition for Sport and Exercise Performance

Please Click Here to view the specific entry requirements for our 16-18 Study Programmes.

This course is assessed through a range of practical and academic assessments, including exams.

Progress on to degree-level study with our higher education partner, UCEN Manchester. Students progressing from The Manchester College will receive a cash award through the Achievers Scholarship. Click Here to explore courses and apply.

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Dubbed the greatest sporting city in 2015, there’s arguably no better place to study Sports, Exercise and Fitness than in Manchester, with its history, heritage and sporting drive!

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