Applied Sport is a balanced course with varying
assessments. It promotes deeper theoretical understanding of the components that affect the body in sport.
Students will have practical sessions to
experiment with industry-standard equipment to explore and understand theory in practice.
This course is particularly suitable for students
who enjoy studying the science of sport and regularly participate in some form of sport or training.
You will study a variety of areas, including:
- Anatomy & Physiology
- Fitness Testing & Programming for Health, Sport & Wellbeing
- Professional Development in the Sports Industry
You will also study one of the following units:
- Sports Leadership
- Application of Fitness Testing
- Sports Psychology
- Practical Sports Performance
In addition to the minimum A Level requirements -
4 GCSEs at Grade 5 including Maths, plus English at Grade 4 - students must gain a minimum of a Grade 5 in GCSE Sport/PE if taken.
You will also ideally have an interest in human
biology, sport and/ or physical exercise.