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York College

Entry requirements

A minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade C or above including English Language (grade 4) or any Level 2 Diploma in a relevant subject at Merit grade including either English Language GCSE at a grade C (grade 4) or above, subject to satisfactory references. If you do not have English and Maths GCSE at grade C (grade 4) or above you will be expected to complete this qualification alongside your Sport programme. 



One or two year course.


What will I study?

Over the course of the programme students will study a total of 15 units which include:

Anatomy and Physiology

Fitness Testing and Programming

Development and Provision of Sport and Physical Activity

Coaching for Performance

Practical Sports Performance

Professional Development in the Sports Industry

Sports Psychology


What could it lead to?

Students can progress into higher education or into employment. The course is particularly relevant to sports coaching, sports development, teaching and the fitness industry. However, it can be used as a stepping stone to other training or employment.

Need some help?

If you have any further questions about this course, or would like us to help you with your application, please contact the Schools Liaison team on 01904 770239 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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