Level 4 Diploma in Sports Science

Course Description


Students with an interest in developing a career in sports will find that our Level 4 course provides a well-rounded base in all aspects of sport, including psychology, nutrition and coaching. This internationally recognised qualification can either be used to progress your career, or for further study at degree level.

Entry Requirements

    • Students must hold a Level 3 Diploma (or higher), A Level qualification or equivalent
    • Basic English reading and writing skills
    • All students must be 16 years of age or above

Module Structure

    • Using information, communication and technology ICT in the study of Sports Science
    • Essential anatomy and physiology part 1
    • Essential anatomy and physiology part 2
    • Essential anatomy and physiology part 3
    • Introduction to sports psychology
    • Cognitive approaches in psychology
    • Competitiveness and cooperation
    • Communication

Work-Based Learning Opportunities

    • Exercise physiologist
    • Fitness centre manager
    • Personal trainer
    • Sports coach
    • Sports development officer
    • Sports therapist