Physical Education

Entry Requirements:
At least 5 GCSEs graded 9-4 or A*-C including English and Science at grade C/4 or above. GCSE PE is preferable. Students must also be actively involved in one sport or coaching & performing in one sport.

Why Should You Take This Course?
Students will gain an excellent foundation of anatomical and physiological knowledge alongside the development of practical skills at the core of your studies. You will be able to explore in greater depth a broad range of sporting topics including the Olympic Games and Drugs in Sport.

Course content
Year 1
Unit 1: Participation in Sport and Recreation
70% of AS marks
Unit 2: The Critical Sports Performer
30% of AS marks
Year 2
Unit 3: Preparation for Optimum Sports Performance
Unit 4: The Developing Sports Performer
Other units include: Applied Anatomy and Physiology, Biomechanics, Skill Acquisition, Sports Psychology, Sport and Society and Role of Technology.

How will I be assessed?
Physical Education is assessed by a 2 hour exam - Sport Psychology, Historical Studies in PE and Exercise and Sport Physiology (50% of mark) and a coursework assessment of one activity (50% of mark).

Are there any special expenses?
There may be additional costs for:
Lab visits
Revision guides
There is a PE uniform which students will be expected to wear for all lessons.

What could I do next?
Coaching, sports centre work, PE teaching, HND or a degree in a sports related area.

How to apply for this course

2018-2019 ENTRY: Apply for this course by completing an online form
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