Our BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science course will equip you with the skills to become a practitioner in the sport and exercise industry, either helping athletes to achieve their potential or working with members of the public to achieve their goals. The course explores the science of sport and exercise, considering how disciplines such as physiology, psychology, nutrition, and biomechanics can be applied in the context of sports performance, physical activity, health and wellbeing. You will study a range of discipline specific and multi-disciplinary modules, equipping you with a diverse range of perspectives that will enrich your learning and enhance your career opportunities. It won’t just be about sport - you'll be looking at different aspects of health and people at opposite ends of the health spectrum. Sport and exercise is a large and expanding global industry and levels of fitness and participation in physical activity are significant issues on the political agenda. Therefore, you’ll be trained to respond to the challenges facing society today, by exploring how the profession and its disciplines encourage and support greater physical activity. Endorsed by the British Association for Sport and Exercise Science, the professional body for sport and exercise science, our practice-led course is full of relevant, fresh information and insight that you can take into the work environment in order to make a positive contribution to modern society. Foundation Year The BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science with a Foundation Year course has been specifically designed to support your transition to degree-level study in Sport. As a student, you will undertake a foundation year situated at level 3 study, which has been designed as a prelude to your chosen degree course, providing opportunities for you to develop your knowledge, skills and understanding. Your learning journey through your foundation year will provide a secure platform on which you can build throughout your academic career in higher education. As part of the foundation year, you will explore and develop number of essential academic, interpersonal and professional skills that will help you succeed in your future degree level studies. On successful completion of your foundation year, you are guaranteed to progress on to the first year of the BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science degree. If you are interested in progressing on to one of our other Sport degrees, this will be subject to space available on those courses and on meeting the relevant entry requirements, which may include passing an interview.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- British Association of Sports and Exercise Sciences
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
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English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||overall with no subject below 5.5|
Applicants who have not received their secondary school education in English will require an overall IELTS score of 6, with no subject below 5.5 If English is studied at GCSE Level but as a second language, IELTs must be completed to qualify for UK L2 requirement.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|