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Extended Diploma in Sport

Course Code: C3103
Campus: Millfield
Week Commencing: 10 Sep 18
18/19 Academic Year End Date:
23 Jun 19

This exciting and innovative course will allow you combine theoretical study with a wide range of practical activities in sport, development, coaching and fitness. This is a two-year programme, which will allow you to access University. You will study a range of practical and theoretical units including Physiology of Fitness, Fitness Testing, Practical Sport; Current Issues, Sports Coaching, Exercise, Health and Lifestyle, Sports Development,  Physical Education, Exercise for Specific Groups, Fitness Training, Leadership, Sports Psychology and Outdoor Adventure.

Assessment includes a range of written, presentation and practical based activities.

There is a £40 fee for the outdoor education residential.

This programme of study is likely to include enrichment units, which are an additional component to enhance your employability.

This course session is currently closed for enrolment/applications – it may be offered at a later date – please continue to check our website for updates.

Career Opportunities / Progression

Entry Requirements

Requirements are pre-defined by the College’s admissions criteria which are outlined at

Preference may be given to those who hold a Level 2 Literacy or Numeracy qualification.

All applicants must attend a pre-entry guidance session.


Tuition Fee


All fees are set in accordance with DfE regulations.

Important Information

Opportunities and Progression

Progression to year two of the extended diploma in sport programme is subject to satisfactory completion of year one.  Successful students also have the opportunity to seek employment in the sport, leisure and recreation industry in careers such as sports instructor/coach, sports development assistant, health and physical activity co-ordinator, sports coach or leisure centre assistant, or progress to higher education courses such as the HND in Sports Coaching and Development, HND in Sport and Exercise Science or the Foundation Degree in Health and Physical Activity and Sport in addition to an honours degree at university.

Contact Information

Contact: Department Secretary, tel: 028 90265332 or email: [email protected]