This course will help you discover the science behind sport and prepare you for a career in the fitness industry, or for a range of degree courses. The course consists of core modules covering the essentials of sports science, and you’ll also study additional modules that will equip you with knowledge in a variety of subjects. The 6 core modules are anatomy for sport and exercise, sport and exercise physiology, sport and exercise psychology, research methods for sport and exercise sciences, a research project and sports biomechanics in action. In addition to this you’ll learn about fitness testing, sports and exercise massage (in our brand new sports massage room), sports nutrition and sports coaching, as well as getting plenty of practical work experience. Upon successful completion of the first year of the course, you will be awarded a BTEC 90 Credit Diploma in the subject.