Loughborough College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Loughborough University

Applied Sports Science

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Course summary

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This three-year degree programme enables a multidisciplinary study of sport and exercise science at a higher level. You will gain a scientific understanding of core principles in human physiology, psychology and biomechanics, for the purposes of supporting elite sporting performance, as well as developing an understanding of the sociological underpinning of sports. You will have the opportunity to study in all major disciplines of sports science, as well as an introduction to research and laboratory skills, and a research project in your final year. Your learning will include lectures, seminars, online activities, workshops, practical tasks, laboratory skills, peer-group learning and independent study. Our subject specialist staff will deliver highly engaging and enthusiastic practical and theory sessions in line with their personal expertise and research activities. Attention is paid to developing generic learning and academic skills required for success in higher education, particularly encouraging you to become an independent and self-motivated learner in order maximise your full potential. Regular group work and research are key features, where you will gain communication, teamwork, analytical skills to enhance your transition into employment or postgraduate studies. Assessments include a range of exams, essays, projects, presentations, reports, practicals and lab sessions. Such diversity allows you to experience and refine various academic and professional skills to prepare for your next steps. An academic tutor will work with you throughout the duration of your programme, supporting your development and academic progress. Features and Benefits

  • Study a course that provides you with the essential skills and experience to enhance your employability or prepare you for further study.
  • Study in a supportive environment, with a range of services at your fingertips to help you reach your full potential.
  • Loughborough College was awarded TEF Gold 2019.
  • Be a full member of Loughborough Students Union- consistently voted No.1 for student experience.

Course details

Modules

Year 1 Modules: Sport and Exercise Psychology, Research and Academic Skills, Human Physiology, Fitness Training and Testing, Biomechanics and Human Movement and Sociology of Sport. Year 2 Modules: Employability and Placement, Research Methods, Sport and Exercise Physiology, Sports Nutrition and includes optional modules: Pedagogy in Sport and Physical Education OR Strength and Conditioning, Contemporary Issues in Sport OR Psychology of Sport Performance. Year 3 Modules: Research Project , Applied Sport and Exercise Physiology and optional units *Please note that these modules may be subject to change and are run subject to student numbers and staff availability, any changes will be communicated to applicants accordingly.*

Assessment method

Assessments include a range of exams, essays, projects, presentations, reports, practicals and lab sessions. Such diversity allows you to experience and refine various academic and professional skills to prepare for your next steps


How to apply

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeC604
Institution code L77
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 96 points
GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSE (or equivalent) English Language and Maths Grade 4/C or above

We welcome applications from mature students over the age of 21 and may be flexible in our normal offer if you show a commitment to succeed and have the relevant skills and experience of working within the industry.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.loucoll.ac.uk/courses/bsc-hons-in-applied-sports-science


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £7956 Year 1
International £7956 Year 1
England £7956 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7956 Year 1
Scotland £7956 Year 1
Wales £7956 Year 1
Channel Islands £7956 Year 1

Additional fee information

The cost of some activities and kit required for practical sessions are not included in your tuition fee and you will need to meet this cost in addition to your fees. A summary of the costs that you may be expected to pay, and what is included in your fees can be found on our website.
Applied Sports Science at Loughborough College - UCAS