This is an exciting new diploma that is currently only being offered at two colleges in England (including Duchy College, Stoke Climsland). It offers a range of subject areas including Physiology, Psychology, Bio-mechanics, Exercise and Performance etc. This course has been developed with the assistance of Sussex University and The University of St. Mark and St. John (Marjon) and offers a wide range of opportunities for people wanting to progress on to university degrees in Sports, Psychology, Coaching, Fitness etc.
This is an academic diploma so most of the study will be classroom based however opportunities will be made available to get involved in practical work using our extensive facilities and those at our partner university.
Access courses are designed as a stepping stone to enable motivated, enthusiastic people to progress on to Higher Education.
There is a very high level of academic and personal support throughout the course, which can help if you need to combine study with part-time employment and family commitments.
For more information on the awarding body (CAVA) click here.
Please Note: This course is only available to applicants who are 19+
This course would suit people needing to progress on to higher educations in the following areas; Sports Coaching, Sports Psychology, Sports Physiotherapy, Sports Science, Sport Performance, Physiology, etc.
Some study to take place with our Higher Education partners.
Most people would need to study at least 20 hours per week on top of the contact time.
What You Will Learn
Fitness and Training
Heat, Circulation and Gas Exchange
Human Nutrition and Digestion
Applied Business Marketing
Business Start Up and Growth
Developing your Research Skills
Exam Techniques and Practice
Researching and Understanding Opportunities for HE
You'll also learn how to structure essays, prepare for exams and overcome presentation nerves.
We always advise potential students to contact universities they have in mind to discuss their individual entry requirements.
Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The College reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility. The Cornwall College Group reserves the right to withdraw any course listed at any time.