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Course summary

Discover the science behind sport and exercise. Support practical action with solid theory, build your subject knowledge and learn how to develop a variety of training programmes. Join this degree, endorsed by BASES, the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences. Could you be training the next generation of Olympians? Want to support athletes to do their best? Endorsed by the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences, this degree covers the scientific principles that underpin sport and exercise performance. We’ll guide you through biomechanics, physiology and psychology. Through your time on our sport and exercise science degree, you’ll understand why professional practice is key. This programme is multidisciplinary with plenty of opportunities to apply theory with practical exercises. During your time with us you’ll make use of our outstanding facilities. See the theory in practice in our laboratories dedicated to physiology, biomechanics, psychology, strength & conditioning, functional rehabilitation and more. You’ll also have the chance to take your newly developed scientific skills into the field, utilising on-site facilities like sports halls, pitches, athletics track and swimming pool. You’ll be able to shape your studies and choose to specialise in one of three areas. On successful completion of this course, your final award will reflect your choice of pathway. You’ll graduate with one of the following award titles:

  • BSc (Hons) Sport & Exercise Science
  • BSc (Hons) Sport & Exercise Science (Applied Sports Science)
  • BSc (Hons) Sport & Exercise Science (Exercise & Health)
  • BSc (Hons) Sport & Exercise Science (Nutrition)


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Assessment method

You will be assessed through essays, projects and lab reports, critical analysis of papers, poster presentations, oral presentations, delivering practical workshop sessions and independent research. We use formal written examinations from time to time but they never account for more than 50% of the marks for any module.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • British Association of Sports and Exercise Sciences

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

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Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

If you have a minimum of two A Levels (or equivalent), there is no maximum number of qualifications that we will accept UCAS points from. This includes additional qualifications such as Extended Project Qualification (EPQ), AS Levels that haven’t been continued to A Level, and General Studies AS or A Level awards. For further information on how you can meet the entry requirements, including details of alternative qualifications, please visit or contact our Course Enquiries Team on 01695 657000 or email [email protected].

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1

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