A minimum of four grade 5s at GCSE including Physical Education (if taken), and English Language and Science at grade 4 or above. Active involvement in one sport at a competitive level is required.
Two year course.
What will I study?
Factors affecting participation in physical activity and sport
Applied anatomy and physiology
Sport and society and the role of technology in physical activity and sport
This qualification may require you to work with children or vulnerable adults. If you choose to coach in your chosen activity you may need to complete a successful Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check prior to starting the course.
Good course combinations
This course combines well with most other A Levels.
What could it lead to?
Opportunities to study sport studies, sport science, physiotherapy, sports therapy (available at York College), recreation and leisure studies and sports management are becoming more available in higher education. Career opportunities in the wide area of leisure, recreation and tourism are growing. Sports-related qualifications help those wishing to work with people, eg teaching, the police and the armed services.
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