Level 3 Sports Science
This course follows the NCEA Level 3 guidelines and uses the knowledge gained in Levels 1 and 2. It is a university approved course. It is a highly academic course and would suit students who like to learn about physical education rather than just play sport.
Specific skills learned
How to compare performance against national standards in athletics and turbo touch
How to analyse a skill performed by yourself and make recommendations for improvement
How to plan and review a skill improvement program for self or others
Be able to make a plan to ensure future well-being, based on past experience
Be able to explain how a International Sporting Event, impact on New Zealand society
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
PE gear for practical classes
Recommended Prior Learning
14 credits in Level 2 Sport Science/Physical Education
Playing for a school team would be beneficial
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 18 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 18
Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.
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