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Full-Time & A Level Courses

Physical Education A Level

Level 3

Course code: AG3377K
Type: Full Time, A Level & T Level
Duration: 2 years
Subject area: A Levels,Sport
Location: Ludlow
Additional Costs - £20.00

This charge identified is applicable to learners aged 16-18 who qualify for funding. Learners aged 19+ will have to pay this charge and possibly tuition and exam fees. This will depend on the course and any prior qualifications. For further information, please refer to the fees page of our website https://hlnsc.ac.uk/fees/fees-guidance/

* Fees are chargeable each year and the fees quoted will be for the current year only, if the course is more than 1 year further fees will be due next year.

About the course

Studying A Level Physical Education will give you a fantastic insight into the amazing world of sports performance. Not only will you have the chance to perform or coach a sport through the non-exam assessment component, you will also develop a wide- ranging knowledge into the how and why of physical activity and sport. You will enjoy exploring the history of sport, how your body responds to exercise and why you do not always perform at your best for an important game/competition.

Why choose us

Consistently achieving higher grades than the national average. High quality fitness suite and sports hall on site. Close link with Worcester University Sport Department, allowing for a trip to use specialist sport science laboratories and gain teaching from leading academics. 100% pass rate since 2017.

What you could do next

A Level Physical Education leads on to many sport, coaching and medical-related degree courses such as Physiotherapy, Performance Analyst, Nutritionist, and Leisure Management. Its wide skill sets stand you in good stead for most degree courses as well as entry into employment.

Popular modules

  • Biomechanics

  • Ethics & Deviance in Sport

  • Sport Psychology

  • Skill Acquisition

Assessment methods

Assessment will be via 3 written exams & a non-exam assessment (NEA).

Entry requirements

A minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade 4 (grade C), to include grade 4 (grade C) in maths and sciences (preferably biology). GCSE physical education is not a pre-requisite