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Sport & Fitness

Achieving Excellence in Sport - Women's Football

Campus Sighthill Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 6

Study mode Part time

Duration 42 weeks

Start date Aug 2024

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Course overview

This course is for S5 & S6 pupils who are at school.

Through theoretical and practical learning, this course is designed to support football performance - specifically for female players. You will learn about key aspects of football performance such as Nutrition, Physiological systems, individual development, personal wellbeing and recovery.

What you will learn

  • Anatomy, Physiology and Nutrition
  • Individual Performance in Sport
  • Codes of Conduct

How the course is assessed

The course is assessed on an ongoing basis using a variety of methods which can include:

  • Written assessments
  • Logbooks
  • Group exercises
  • Projects
  • Assignments
  • Practical tasks and observations

Number of days per week

  • 2

Entry requirements

  • 3 National 5 qualifications at Grade C or above, with the inclusion of English and either PE or a science subject
  • You must be a registered player at any club level (e.g. NAP/League one/Championship/SWPL2 & SWPL1)

Applicants will be required to submit a completed personal statement highlighting suitability for the course as part of the application process.

English Proficiency Requirements

IELTS 5.5

Progression and Articulation Routes

This course is designed for progression to full-time study at SCQF level 7 e.g. HNC Fitness, Health & Exercise, Sports Coaching or Sports Therapy. You will also require Higher English at Grade C or above.

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
Sighthill Campus Part time 19/08/24 42 Weeks

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