- Start date: September
- Duration: A full time, two year course
- Location: Brooksby
- Fees: This course is fully funded for school leavers.
If you are a mature student, a fee may apply. Please contact us for more information.
Learners may wish to progress onto our Sports Science Degree course, which is delivered in partnership with the University of East Anglia. Click here to read more about Sports Science Degree courses at BMC.
Alternatively, students may choose to progress onto an apprenticeship or directly into employment within the Sports industry. Employment opportunities include Sports Coaching, Personal Training or becoming a Fitness Instructor.
5 GCSE’s at Grade C/4 or above including English and Maths (Science also desirable but not essential) OR Level 2 Sport and Level 2 Functional Skills.
If you miss the English and/or Maths requirements of your course, don’t worry – there are options. See our GCSE English and Maths page for more information.
The sports industry is one of the fastest growing industries, with a variety of job opportunities available.
Students who take this course can choose from one of four pathways; rugby, football, netball or leadership. Students develop expertise in their chosen area through opportunities with sports clubs and local organisations.
Units may include:
- Functional Anatomy
- Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology
- Applied Research Methods
- Coaching for Performance and Fitness
- Biomechanics in Sport and Exercise Science
- Specialised Fitness Training
- Field and Lab based fitness testing
- Physical Activity for Individual and Group based Exercise
- Sports Massage
- Nutrition for Performance
- Sports Injury and Assessment
- Research Project
Here at BMC, we work with Leicester Tigers, Leicester City Women FC, Charnwood and Rutland Netball Club and Mansfield Town FC to offer our students the chance to play the sport they love alongside studying for their qualification.
Find out more about these programmes by clicking the links below:
If you are interested in pursuing any of these pathways, please make this clear in your application.
Please note: For the 2021-22 academic year, a college bus will be available from Stephenson College in Coalville for those who wish to study this course.
If you like what you’ve seen so far, why not come along to our next Brooksby Campus Open Event?
This is a fantastic way for you to get a feel for what it’s like to be a student at BMC. You will get to meet our industry-expert teaching staff, tour our fantastic facilities and find out everything you need to know about courses at BMC.
For a list of our upcoming events, click here.