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Bachelor of Sport Science and Personal Training (Hons)
Bachelor of Sport Science and Personal Training (Hons)

Bachelor of Sport Science and Personal Training (Hons)

  • ID:LC440127
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

English Requirements

  • IELTS overall score of 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each element
  • TOEFL iBT - Listening: 17, Reading: 18, Speaking: 20, Writing: 17
  • Pearson PTE - Listening: 59, Reading: 59, Speaking: 59, Writing: 59

Other Requirements

  • A-levels in Sport Science or a natural science

Candidates with considerable experience in the health and fitness industry and mature candidates may be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Course Information

This course combines the theoretical knowledge and practical skills of a Sport Science degree with the added bonus of fitness qualifications so you can enter the Register of Exercise Professionals at level 3. Your first year covers broad knowledge of core scientific areas of sport and exercise science and includes the gym instructor qualification. Year two introduces you to online gas analysis machines, environmental chamber, light gates and echocardiography and includes the personal trainer qualification. In your final year, use your acquired theory and practical skills for your research project, and gain the exercise referral instructor qualification.

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  • Academic Writing Skills (SPO048-1) Compulsory
  • Anatomy And Biomechanics (SPO049-1) Compulsory
  • Applied Exercise Practice (SPO082-1) Compulsory
  • Biomechanics For Sport And Exercise Science (SPO050-1) Compulsory
  • Human Physiology (SPO084-1) Compulsory
  • Introduction To Sport And Exercise Psychology (SPO019-1) Compulsory
  • Principles Of Nutrition (SPO024-1) Compulsory
  • Scientific Research Methods (SPO086-1) Compulsory
  • Advanced Applied Exercise Practice (SPO092-2) Compulsory
  • Biomechanics (SPO032-2) Compulsory
  • Dissertation Preparation (SPO095-2) Compulsory
  • Exercise Physiology Measurement And Assessment (SPO033-2) Compulsory
  • Physiology Of Exercise And Adaptation (SPO098-2) Compulsory
  • Practical Training Applications (SPO104-2) Compulsory
  • Professional Development And Employability (SPO053-2) Compulsory
  • Quantitative Research Methods (SPO099-2) Compulsory
  • Study Abroad (SPO067-2) Optional
  • Applied Biomechanics (SPO014-3) Compulsory
  • Dissertation For Sport Science And Physical Activity (SPO051-3) Compulsory
  • Psychology Of Physical Activity (SPO025-3) Compulsory
  • Running A Business (SPO093-3) Compulsory
  • Sports Injuries (SPO013-3) Compulsory
  • Work Placement Project (SPO057-3) Compulsory
  • Applied Exercise Physiology (SPO033-3) Optional
  • Exercise & Fitness Testing For Clinical Populations (SPO085-3) Optional
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Pre Courses

​​Sport Science and Personal Training with Foundation Year - BSc (Hons)

A Degree with a Foundation Year gives you guaranteed entry to an Undergraduate course.

Whether you’re returning to learning and require additional help and support to up-skill, or if you didn’t quite meet the grades to pursue an Undergraduate course, our Degrees with Foundation Year provide a fantastic entry route for you to work towards a degree level qualification.

With our guidance and support you’ll get up to speed within one year, and will be ready to seamlessly progress on to undergraduate study at Bedfordshire.

The Foundation Year provides an opportunity to build up your academic writing skills and numeracy, and will also cover a range of subject specific content to fully prepare you for entry to an Undergraduate degree.

This is an integrated four-year degree, with the foundation year as a key part of the course. You will need to successfully complete the Foundation Year to progress on to the first year of your bachelor’s degree.

Why study a degree with a Foundation Year?

  • Broad-based yet enough depth to give you credible vocational skills
  • Coverage of a variety of areas typically delivered by an expert in this area
  • Gain an understanding of a subject before choosing which route you wish to specialise in
  • Great introduction to further study, and guaranteed progression on to one of our Undergraduate degrees

The degrees offering a Foundation Year provide excellent preparation for your future studies.

During your Foundation Year you will get the opportunity to talk to tutors about your degree study and future career aspirations, and receive guidance on the most appropriate Undergraduate course to help you achieve this; providing you meet the entry requirements and pass the Foundation Year.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Recent graduates of this course have pursued careers in sports performance, fitness consultation, nutrition and PE.

Emphasis on research also gives students a solid base for postgraduate study.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance-Single: 300 GBP/year

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