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Course summary

Sport, Exercise and Health Science is a more generic programme (accredited by BASES, British Association of Sports and Exercise Sciences) 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

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • BASES, British Association of Sports and Exercise Sciences

How to apply

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AECC University College
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

International applicants

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.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6with no less than 5.5 in each section
TOEFL (iBT)79with minimum scores of 17 in Writing and Listening, 18 in Reading, 20 in Speaking

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £15774* Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £15774* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

Students from the Republic of Ireland will be liable for Home fees of £9250.
Sport, Exercise and Health Science at AECC University College - UCAS