Abertay University has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
A new joint offering between the Schools of Social and Health Sciences and Science, Engineering and Technology. Exercise, physical activity and balanced nutrition are becoming increasingly important for the promotion of healthy lifestyles. This degree prepares graduates for careers in roles promoting physical activity, nutrition and wellbeing. Teaching is underpinned by research and there is a strong emphasis on the links with industry.
Example modules - Nutrition Through the Lifespan; Psychology of Exercise and Health; Physical Activity and Health Promotion and Physiology of Lifestyle Diseases.
How to apply
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Abertay Campus|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|A level||BCC||To include at least one of the following:- Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Physics or PE For entry into Year 2 we would look for ABB to include at least one of the following:- Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Physics or PE|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMM||Entry into Year 1 with one of the following:- Health and Social Care Sport Sport and Exercise Sciences|
|Scottish Higher||ABBB||To include at least one of the following:- Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Physics or PE or Health and Food Technology|
|Scottish Advanced Higher||ABB||Entry into Year 2 to include at least one of the following:- Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Physics or PE|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||29 points||To include Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Physics or PE at S5 or H4|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H2, H3, H3, H3||To include at least one of the following:- Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Physics or PE|
|Scottish HNC||Pass||Entry into Year 2 with HNC Fitness, Health & Exercise - Graded Unit A Entry into Year 1 with an HNC in one of the following:- Applied Sciences - Graded Unit A Coaching and Developing Sport - Graded Unit A Soft Tissue Therapy - Graded Unit A|
|Scottish HND||Pass||Entry into Year 2 with an HND in one of the following:- Applied Sciences - Graded Unit A Coaching & Developing Sport - Graded Units AA Fitness, Health & Exercise - Graded Unit A|
|HNC (BTEC)||D||Entry into Year 2 with HNC (BTEC) Sport & Exercise Sciences|
|HND (BTEC)||D||Entry into Year 2 with HND (BTEC) Sport & Exercise Sciences|
Applicants should have National 5/GCSE English and Maths at grade C/4 or equivalent - Lifeskill Maths NOT accepted in lieu of Maths
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
English language requirements
We look for applicants to have achieved an overall IELTS score of 6.0 with no individual test lower than 5.5. Some degrees have higher requirements - refer to the 'entry routes' tab of each degree for more detail.
List of English Language Requirements
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information