Single A Level equivalent qualification BTEC National Level 3 Extended Certificate in Sport and Exercise Science


A vocational course that you study the science behind sporting success.  Designed to support progression to higher education for those of you with a scientific background, that want to study other A level but still have a passion or interest in Sport and PE.

The combination of 4 different units across the 2 years, gives the variation, the challenge and greatest chances to achieve your potential.  Studying Sport Science just makes sense.

The Sport Science course compliments many other A levels, including the sciences especially biology and psychology, as well as business studies.  Offering you the career path you need, together with the very best teaching and learning experience from the PE department.


In Sport Science you will study 4 units covering:

The first two units are assessed at the end of Year 12 in two external exams, in Year 13 both units are assessed in coursework portfolios.  You are given opportunities to produce evidence that includes:

Developing the skills that universities and future employees value:


Students who are successful and achieve their potential with this qualification gain access to:

To continue studying this course content at university, look out for careers such as:


Entry Requirements:

Essential Requirements: 5 in English and Maths GCSE, 5 in GCSE PE, Merit in Sport Studies. Desirable Requirements: An active interest in sport involvement within the PE department, related work experience.