Teesside University, Middlesbrough

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Teesside University

Sport and Exercise Science (with Foundation Year)

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Course summary

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Course overview: This course includes an integrated foundation year, ideal if you don’t have the appropriate subjects and/or grades to go straight into year one. Sport and exercise science involves the practical application of scientific principles from different disciplines (physiology, psychology, biomechanics, motor learning and sociology) to improve sports performance and the health and wellbeing of society. This degree provides the skills you need for a career in sports performance and sports coaching. It also represents an excellent stepping stone if you want to be a PE teacher. By learning how sport and exercise methods can improve health outcomes in society, this course also exposes you to a range of jobs in exercise, physical activity and public health. Our graduates are fully equipped with the skills and knowledge to thrive in the ever-changing world of sport and exercise professions. After the course: A core objective of the degree is to equip you with a range of skills, competencies and knowledge for embarking on a successful career. It is important to recognise the broad range of professional roles and industries related to the field of sport and exercise science. Examples of these roles include: secondary school PE teacher, primary school teacher, exercise referral specialist, sports development officer, coach, performance analyst, health promotion specialist, researcher, lecturer, manager (through a graduate scheme), clinical cardiac or high-performance physiologist, biomechanist, sport scientist, fitness instructor or personal trainer, owner of a lifestyle business.

Course details


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Assessment method

A core component of the assessment and feedback strategy is that your progress is monitored throughout the degree toward successful accomplishments in becoming research active, digitally empowered, socially and ethically engaged, and globally connected. These learning objectives are embedded throughout all aspects of the teaching and learning materials at all levels of the degree. You are assessed by a wide variety of professional relevant methods including group work, presentations and laboratory reports. Many of the assessments mirror work-related tasks to help you prepare for employment in industry. There are also digital submission formats, such as video diaries, blogs, and video-based user guides, which reflect your digital literacy. Formative feedback is provided throughout every module to help consolidate your skills, knowledge and understanding prior to the final submission. One assessment component in a final-year module involves a credit system through which you are encouraged to get involved in extracurricular activities throughout your degree including research volunteering, work placements, sport science consultancy and vocational courses.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

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Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £13000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Find out more about fees and funding if you are from the UK/EU here: tees.ac.uk/fees, or if you are an international student here: tees.ac.uk/international/fees. If you live in the Channel Islands or Isle of Man contact your education office: gov.uk/student-finance.
Sport and Exercise Science (with Foundation Year) at Teesside University, Middlesbrough - UCAS