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.
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.*
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
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 3
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.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£8500||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£8500||Year 1|