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Applied Sport and Exercise Science BSc (Hons)
Applied Sport and Exercise Science BSc (Hons)

Applied Sport and Exercise Science BSc (Hons)

  • ID:RGU440180
  • Level:4-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Year:£14,000.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£624.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:£14,000.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£624.00
Estimated Total/program:
£106,496.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

  • ENTRY TO YEAR 1

    • SQA Higher: BBBB to include English (or a written subject requiring the use of English) and two sciences (Maths counted). English and Maths required at National 5 grade B or above if not held at Higher.

    • GCE A Level Year 1 entry: BCC to include English or a subject requiring the use of English and 2 sciences (Maths counted). English and Maths are required at GCSE grade 6 or above if not held at A-level.

    • Irish Leaving Certificate Higher: H2H2H3H3 to include English (or a written subject requiring the use of English) and two sciences (Maths counted). English and Maths are required at grade O2 if not held at Higher.

    • IB Diploma Year 1 entry: 28 points to include Higher Level English (or a written subject requiring the use of English) and two sciences (Maths counted) all at Higher Level grade 5. Standard Level English and Maths required at grade 4 or above if not held at Higher.

  • ENTRY TO YEAR 2

    • GCE A Level: BBB to include Human Biology, Physics and PE. English and Maths are required at GCSE grade 6 or above if not held at A-level.

    • IB Diploma: 30 points to include Higher Level English (or a written subject requiring the use of English) and two sciences (Maths counted) all at Higher Level grade 5. Standard Level English and Maths required at grade 4 or above if not held at Higher.

English requirements

  • Applicants whose first language is not English should have an IELTS of 6.5 overall, with no component lower than 5.5, or an equivalent.

Course Information

Studying Applied Sport and Exercise Science at Robert Gordon University will give you the confidence and ability to succeed in the sport and exercise industry. This course is based on the sciences that underpin human performance in a variety of areas from competitive sport to general health.

The course content is designed specifically to meet the National Occupational Standards for exercise and fitness so you can be confident upon graduation that you have gained the essential skills and experience highly sought after by employers. We aim to prepare you for accreditation by leading governing bodies in your chosen field of specialism. If you are a talented athlete there is also the opportunity to apply for the RGU SPORT scholarship scheme to help develop your talent whilst you study.

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 Stage 1, Semester 1,

  •   HS1138,   Independent Academic Development, ,

  •   HS1139,   Anatomy, ,

  •   HS1140,   Physiology, ,

  •   HS1143,   Introduction to Biomechanics, ,

Stage 1, Semester 2, ,

  •   HS1136,   Physiology And Exercise, , ,

  •   HS1137,   Kinesiology, , ,

  •   HS1141,   Professional Skill Development and Application, , ,

  •   HS1142,   Sport and Exercise Behaviour, , ,

Stage 2, Semester 1,

  •   HS2120,   Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology, ,

  •   HS2147,   Human Movement and Skill Acquisition, ,

  •   HS2149,   Nutrition, ,

  •   HS2150,   Physiology of Health and Performance Testing, ,

Stage 2, Semester 2, ,

  •   HS2103,   Learning in the Workplace I, A, ,

  •   HS2107,   Study Abroad 1, B, ,

  •   HS2108,   Study Abroad 2, B, ,

  •   HS2148,   Enhancing Performance, A, ,

  •   HS2151,   Sport and Exercise in Public Health, A, ,

  •   HS2152,   Exercise Programming and Delivery, A, ,

Stage 3, Semester 1,

  •   HS3104,   Learning in the Workplace II, ,

  •   HS3109,   Research Concepts in Sport and Exercise Science, ,

  •   HS3138,   Pathophysiology And Exercise, ,

  •   HS3139,   Athlete Monitoring And Support, ,

Stage 3, Semester 2, ,

  •   HS3104,   Learning in the Workplace II, , ,

  •   HS3109,   Research Concepts in Sport and Exercise Science, , ,

  •   HS3110,   Strength and Conditioning, , ,

  •   HS3143,   Exercise Prescription, , ,

Stage 4, Semester 1

  •   HS4101,   Research Project

  •   HS4115,   Performance Analysis

  •   HS4136,   Performance Training For Sport

  •   HS4137,   Sport And Exercise Rehabilitation

Stage 4, Semester 2,

  •   HS4101,   Research Project,

  •   HS4102,   Contemporary Debates in Sport and Exercise Science,

  •   HS4135,   Applied Professional Development,

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Options include working in sports development, exercise referral, health improvement and promotion, events management, and research in physical activity or sport. In the future you could be working with elite athletes (strength and conditioning specialists must now have a degree as a standard entry qualification to the industry), managing a sports facility, or delivering a work-based lifestyle improvement programme.

IS APPLIED SPORT AND EXERCISE SCIENCE A GOOD CAREER CHOICE?

Previous BSc Applied Sport and Exercise Science graduates of Robert Gordon University have gone on to pursue the following careers:

  • Rugby Coach

  • Sports Teacher

  • Head of Community Coaching

  • Physical Education Teacher

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Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 624GBP/ per year

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