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You will study a wide array of sport and exercise science subjects giving you the knowledge and skills to progress onto your chosen pathway.


This course will give you an in-depth understanding of sport and exercise sciences and will prepare you for continuing your education and your future career. This course has a perfect blend of theoretical and practical activities to exercise both your mind and your body.

Key Areas

  • Sport and exercise psychology
  • Research methods for sport and exercise
  • Training and fitness for sport and exercise
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Biomechanics for sport
  • Sport and exercise research project

Entry Criteria

You will need to be aged 18 years or over on or before 31 August of the academic year the course commences and a minimum of 64 UCAS points which may be gained from the following qualifications:

Two A-levels One A-level plus an AS level pass in an appropriate subject A BTEC National Diploma or Extended Diploma A BTEC National Certificate A level 3 diploma or equivalent such as NVQ, GNVQ, International Baccalaureate, Scottish Certificate of Education A recognised (Kite marked) Access course

Alternatively, if you have significant relevant work experience or other professional qualifications you may be eligible for the course. Contact the College who will be able to advise and discuss your suitability for the course.

To find out more about UCAS points, please visit

What Next

You may also go on to university to complete a full Honours Degree in sports studies, sport and exercise sciences or physical education.

You can seek employment in a range of careers in the private sports sector, the public sector teaching and sports coaching.

Course options

  • 2018/19 Full Time Day


    South & City College Birmingham


    Bordesley Green Campus

    Mode of attendance

    2018/19 Full Time Day


    Wednesday, Thursday

    Age range Start Fees Duration Further information
    - September | 2018/19 £4,500 2 Academic Year(s) -
    Hours Per Week Study Details Minimum Age Average Class Size Max Class Size Material Fees International Fees

    Leisure Program Fees Further Information International Comments

    UCAS Application Information

    Institution Code Name: SCCB
    Institution Code: S20
    Course Code: S20 C600
    Short Form of Course: Please see UCAS site
    Campus Code: Please see UCAS site