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

Sport and Exercise Science BSc (Hons)

  • ID:UNIC440280
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirement

  • A typical offer would be CCC at A Level or DMM at BTEC.
  • Have studied a physical education, sports science or science related subject at A Level, BTEC level 3 diploma or equivalent qualification

English requirement

  • IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent) with a minimum of 5.5 in all bands

Course Information

Our Sport and Exercise Science course focuses on the scientific principles that underpin sport and exercise. Our course is practical-based, stimulating, well-structured and research-informed, covering a range of topic areas including biomechanics, physiology and psychology. The practical elements of our Sport and Exercise Science course make use of purpose-built laboratories to develop your knowledge and understanding of the key issues within sport and exercise science.

We will support you to achieve your career and study ambitions, which is why if you complete our Employability Plus Gold programme or Changemaker Gold certificate alongside your studies and if you haven’t secured full-time employment 12 months after graduating* we will secure a three – six month paid internship for you, or support you into postgraduate study.

*with a 2:2 degree classification or higher

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  • Introduction to Human Nutrition (20 Credits)
  • Physiological Function and Response (20 Credits)
  • Anatomy and Human Movement (20 Credits)
  • Introduction to Fitness Training Methods (20 Credits)
  • Introduction to Sport and Exercise Psychology (20 Credits)
  • How to be Successful at University (20 Credits)


  • Nutritional Perspectives of Exercise, Health and Disease (20 Credits)
  • The Physiological Basis of Sport and Exercise (20 Credits)
  • Biomechanical Basis of Sport and Exercise (20 Credits)
  • Sport Research Methods (20 Credits)
  • Fitness Training Methods (20 Credits)
  • Professional Practice and Entrepreneurialism (20 Credits)
  • Health Physiology (20 Credits)
  • Psychology of Sport Performance (20 Credits)
  • Mental Health and Wellbeing Through Exercise and Sport (20 Credits)


  • Sport and Exercise Nutrition (20 Credits)
  • Applied Sport Psychology (20 Credits)
  • Psychology of Exercise and Health (20 Credits)
  • Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation (20 Credits)
  • Advanced Fitness Training Methods (20 Credits)
  • Applied Physiology (20 Credits)
  • Exercise as Medicine (20 Credits)
  • Dissertation (40 Credits)


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Pathway Courses

  • Foundation Pathway in Science
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • careers in sport science support, teaching, coaching, performance enhancement, health and fitness industry

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

£470 per year

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