Find out more about the courses and levels offered at City and Islington College
This course builds on your interest in sports, nutrition and the treatment of sports injuries, providing a bridge to university for those considering studying sport or exercise at degree level.
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.
This course consists of two separate qualifications. In your first year of study, you will work towards the Level 3 90-Credit Diploma. Following successful completion of this qualification, you will be able to progress to the Extended Diploma. Our Extended Diplomas offer equivalent UCAS points to studying 3 A Levels.
Topics covered can include:
Optional topics can include:
You will need:
All applicants must have an interview and assessment to confirm that the course is suitable for them.
Assessment is continuous and focuses on practical tasks and an extended project. There will be occasional written tests to demonstrate your understanding.
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.
This course will help you to move on to higher level courses, such as a Bachelor of Science, or to pursue employment in the sports industry.