AECC University College has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Sport, Exercise and Health Science is a more generic programme designed to offer students a broad exposure to the application of science across sport, exercise and health environments. The programme offers a broad range of modules in the final year that enables students to tailor the programme in line with their own specific interests and aspirations. The programme is built around a core of biomechanical, physiological, and psychological knowledge that is then applied in a diverse range of domains including injury rehabilitation, paediatric populations, sports performance, and exercise prescription and promotion. The programme also seeks to develop core skills that will be crucial to graduates future careers including: teamwork, communication, presentation, and critical thinking skills. The broad nature of the programme offers graduates a diverse range of options in terms of future employability including: Health care professionals (some require a conversion masters), sport science, coaching, teaching, research, fitness industry, health promotion.
Year 1 - Anatomy, Exercise Physiology, Psychology of Exercise, Health & Sport, Motor Learning & Biomechanics, Introduction to Research Methods, Interdisciplinary Approaches in Sport, Exercise and Health Science . Year 2 - Research Methods, Sport and Performance Psychology, Physiology of Sports Performance, Sports Biomechanics, Promoting Health and Wellbeing, Injury and Rehabilitation. Year 3 - Dissertation, Physical Activity Prescription and Promotion Optional units - Applied Sport Psychology, Advanced Physiology, Advanced Biomechanics, Paediatric Exercise and Health
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||AECC University College|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 3
To meet the minimum English Language requirements of the programme, applicants will need to achieve an overall IELTS score of 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in each section.
|UCAS Tariff||120 - 104 points||from 3 A-levels (or equivalent)|
|A level||BBB - BCC||to include one of; Biology, Human Biology or Physical Education. General Studies will not be considered.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM - MMM||in a relevant subject such as; Sports Science, Sports (Coaching and Fitness), Applied Science|
|Access to HE Diploma||Grades will need to total 120-104 UCAS points or above in a relevant subject such as; Sports Science|
|Scottish Higher||BBBBBB - BBCCCC||to include either Biology or Physical Education|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||32 - 28 points||to include either Biology or Physical Education to Higher Level|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H3, H3, H3, H3, H3 - H3, H3, H4, H4, H4||to include either Biology or Physical Education|
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||with no less than 5.5 in each section|
|TOEFL (iBT)||79||with minimum scores of 17 in Writing and Listening, 18 in Reading, 20 in Speaking|
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|