Find out more about the courses and levels offered at City and Islington College
This course provides an ideal introduction to sports science for those considering studying sport or exercise at a higher level, and is a great first step to a career in the growing sports and leisure industry.
You will be taught in our state-of-the-art sports science laboratory, gym (designed specifically for sports science classes), sports hall and outdoor pitch.
Topics covered can include:
You will need:
All applicants must have an interview and assessment to confirm that the course is suitable for them.
The course is assessed continually throughout the year by both coursework, which takes the form of assignments set at intervals throughout the year, and some external assessments.
If you will be aged 16, 17 or 18 on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, it will be free. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.
On completion of this course, progression to our two-year Sports Science Level 3 Extended Diploma will provide you with a broader knowledge of the industry.