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In order to gain the Access to HE Diploma you must achieve a total of 60 credits. Of these 60 credits 45 credits must be achieved at Level 3 from graded subject specific units.

  • Entry Requirements, Units, Assessment and more...

    Entry Requirements

    You will need to hold GCSEs at grade 9-5/4 (A*-C) in English Maths and Science.

    Assessment Method

    • Oral presentation - Practical tasks/demonstrations - Question and answer (written and oral) - Tests/exams with seen or unseen papers - Tutor observation - Worksheets - Written assignments - Written essays/reports

    Aims of the course

    The Access to HE Diploma (Sports Science) offers adult returners a coherent integrated and supported year of study through which they will gain the knowledge awareness skills and confidence necessary for successful undergraduate studying in the intended progression routes for this Diploma. The course aims to provide a balance of essential study skills with specialist subject knowledge to enable you to be prepared for the academic and practical rigours of undergraduate study in the Sports Science field.

    Progression Opportunities

    Learners primarily progress to Higher Education study in areas related to Sports Science. These may include some of the following areas of Degree level study: Nutrition Physical Education Physical Education and Sport Science and Football Sport and Business Sport and Exercise Science Sport and Rehabilitation Sport and Social Sciences and a wide range of combined and related degrees.


    You may have access to a science laboratory where necessary IT facilities with specialist software as appropriate learning resources and online facilities VLE or other systems such as Microsoft Teams Google Classroom.

    Career Options

    You could enter various careers which include the areas of physical education sports coaching nutrition sports development sports marketing sports medicine and rehabilitation and many others.

Course Details

Venue Lewisham Way
Day/Eve Day
Mode Part Time
Duration 36 weeks
Start Date 05/09/2022
End Date 30/06/2023
Course Code 3SPAM9A0


For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

16-18 Free
19-24 £ 3,384 p/year
24+ £3,384 p/year
International £9,000 p/year
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Coronavirus update

Lewisham College is closely monitoring all communications and guidance as it becomes available. This information is for students and staff and reflects updates from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and Public Health England (PHE). We are prepared to escalate our contingency arrangements in the event of change.

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