Sport and Exercise Science (Foundation Year) at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS

Course summary

Course Overview Our Sport & Exercise Science Foundation Year degree course teaches you how sporting performance can be improved so you can help people achieve their potential. Why study with us

  • You’ll be studying physiology, psychology and biomechanics within a sport and exercise context.
  • Our Essential Study Skills for Lifelong Learning module will get you fully prepared for degree-level study.
  • You’ll have access to excellent laboratory and sport and exercise facilities.
What you'll do
  • You’ll develop skills and knowledge that will help you with further academic and vocational training and in subsequent employment.
  • Your course team are research active and have a wealth of experience.
  • Successful completion of your Foundation Entry Year means you’ll automatically progress onto Stage 1 of the degree programme.
  • Our facilities have achieved a BASES Laboratory Accreditation, providing a mark of quality assurance that illustrates the laboratory has undergone meticulous inspection by BASES and that high professional standards of practice have been achieved.
  • This course is aligned with the Entry and General Management professional standards outlined by CIMSPA, the professional development body for the UK's sport and physical activity sector. As a member, you will be entitled to attend seminars and meetings and learn from industry professionals. The Health and Fitness pathway on the course allows students the option to meet professional standards in Gym Instruction, Personal Training, Health Navigator and Working with People with Long Term Conditions.
Future Careers Our Sport and Exercise Science Foundation Year degree can lead to a career as a sports scientist, performance consultant, or even research and teaching. Our graduates work in leisure companies, health and fitness clubs, hotels, outdoor pursuits centres, retail and commercial organisations.


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Professional bodies

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

  • British Association of Sports and Exercise Sciences

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)6with no component score less than 5.5 (To have been taken within two years of the course commencement date)

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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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

Additional fee information

Please note fees for the foundation year will be £9,250, and then £9,250 per year for the remainder of the course. *subject only to annual increase in line with UK Retail Price Index inflation rate
Sport and Exercise Science (Foundation Year) at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS