Sport and Exercise Science at Edinburgh Napier University - UCAS

Course summary

Our facilities include a Biomechanics Lab, Physiology Lab (with a climate and altitude chamber) and a Human performance Lab. This course will provide you with a sound grounding within the three core areas essential to any applied sports scientist, being Exercise Physiology, Biomechanics and Sports Psychology. Alongside these key areas, you will also gather an introduction to other essential components and gain practical experience that will enable you to develop skills that will benefit any level of performer. Please visit our website for full course and module details.

How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2023.

If you already have a 2023 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Standard Qualification Requirements

Minimum Year 2 Entry Requirements HNC - Pass in a related subject* with A in the graded unit. *Fitness, Health and Exercise, Sports & Exercise Science, Applied Sports Science, Applied Biological Science. SQA Advanced Higher - BBC to include Biology A Level - BBB to include Biology Minimum Year 3 Entry Requirements HND - Pass in a related subject** with Grades AA at SCQF Level 8 in the graded units. **Fitness, Health and Exercise, Sport & Exercise Science, Applied Sports Science, Applied Biological Science. Students with an HND in Fitness, Health and Exercise must pass the following units: Mechanics for Health and Fitness Professional OR Sports Mechanics OR Human Anatomy, Physiology and Biomechanics in Sport AND Psychology of Sports Coaching OR Psychology or Sport and Exercise OR Psychology of Exercise OR Psychology of Sports Performance.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6IELTS 6.0 overall with no component below 5.5.

Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Scotland £1820 Year 1
EU £17580 Year 1
International £17580 Year 1

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Sport and Exercise Science at Edinburgh Napier University - UCAS