University of Kent

Degree level: Undergraduate

Sport and Exercise for Health

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Course summary

Are you passionate about sport and health and fascinated by the science behind it? Driven to learn more about using sport and exercise to make a difference to people’s lives? From enhancing the performance of elite athletes to improving the quality of life for the elderly, the innovative BSc Sport and Exercise Science for Health at Kent gives you the knowledge and practical experience needed to launch your career in this exciting vocation. At Kent you are taught by lecturers with vast experience of working in a range of fields and with clients from Olympians and Paralympians to members of the public, including the elderly and frail. You work with our experts to gain a good mix of theoretical knowledge and hands-on practice and placement opportunities, developing a range of highly valuable laboratory and clinical skills, giving you the best possible start to your career. Reasons to study Sport and Exercise for Health at Kent

  • Our range of optional modules enable you to specialise and tailor the course to suit your career goals.
  • Our lecturers are both innovative teachers and active researchers. Their research underpins our teaching and ensures you learn about the latest thinking in the field.
  • We have professional connections with the NHS, sports teams and organisations, health-promoting agencies and private businesses, and regularly engage with them across sport, science and health. These relationships inform our research-led teaching and practice, and improve your employability through providing work placement opportunities and unique sector insights.
  • During your course you will have access to our fantastic facilities including cycling and rowing ergometers; 3D motion video analysis; blood testing and respiratory gas analysis equipment; a rehabilitation gymnasium; an anti-gravity treadmill and an environmental chamber.
  • You will benefit from the wider Kent Sport facilities on our Canterbury campus, such as the fitness suite, dance studio and indoor halls and outdoor sports pitches - as well as our new Kent Sport Clinic, which will be the most comprehensive sports performance clinic in the South East.
  • Team Kent, funded by the students’ union runs more than 60 different sports clubs and our large green campus is a great place for morning/evening runs or cycling.
  • If you have competed at county level you can apply for one of the University’s sports scholarships.

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
C604
Institution code:
K24
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

Direct entry into Year 2 of this programme is considered on a case by case basis.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


English language requirements

Applicants should have grade C or 4 in English Language GCSE or a suitable equivalent level qualification.

Please visit our website for further information:

https://www.kent.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/how-to-apply/english-language-requirements.html


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
66%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
84%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

All fees for 2022/23 are to be confirmed. Please see the programme page at www.kent.ac.uk for further information on fees and funding options.
Sport and Exercise for Health at University of Kent - UCAS