SMB College Group

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of East Anglia

Sports Science

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Course summary

The FdSc Sports Science degree provides a specialist programme that will allow students to develop a high level of understanding in sports science and excel in the areas of strength and conditioning, performance analysis and coaching. The programme has been constructed to develop students' fundamental knowledge of strength and conditioning, performance analysis and coaching in year one, which are then enhanced and applied in year two. This foundation degree in sports science offers a unique opportunity to individualise students’ learning towards their personal career goals and create a subject specialism in their preferred subject area. Research projects, including an applied experience module, will enable students to tailor their learning to determine their subject specialism in sport and equip them with skills and experience for their desired career. Further information can be found at


Year 1: Human Anatomy & Kinesiology, Sport & Exercise Psychology, Research Skills, Principles of Sports Coaching, Introduction to Strength & Conditioning, Introduction to Performance Analysis. Year 2: Lab-based Physiology for Sport and Exercise, Research Methods on Topical Issues, Applied Sports Coaching, Team Psychology and Group Behaviour, Sport & Exercise for Specific Populations, Strength & Conditioning & Injury Prevention.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

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Brooksby - Specialist Land-based Campus
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

120 Credits at Level 4/Year 1 in a relevant subject. A bridging assignment may be required.

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Qualification requirements

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7600 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7600 Year 1
Scotland £7600 Year 1
Wales £7600 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Sports Science at SMB College Group - UCAS