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BTEC, Level 3

Applied Sport & Exercise Science

Applied Sport & Exercise Science 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.

A broad basis of study for the sport and exercise science sector. Designed to support progression to higher education when taken as part of a programme of study that develops skills, knowledge and understanding of the sports science industry.

You will study a variety of areas, including:

• Functional Anatomy
• Applied Sport & Exercise Psychology
• Coaching for Performance and Fitness

You will also study one of the following units:

• Biomechanics in Sport and Exercise Science
• Specialised Fitness Training
• Physical Activity for Individual and Group-based Exercise

Many of our students progress onto the BSc (Hons) in Sports Coaching and Exercise Sciences at Selby College, or apply for university.

Potential Careers

  • Sports Psychologist
  • Nutritionist
  • Personal Trainer
  • Sports Teacher
  • Sports Therapist
  • Physiotherapist

5 GCSEs at Grade 9-4 including English Language and Maths

Internally assessed assignments/ practical and externally assessed tasks.

Where can it lead?