UCEN Manchester

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Manchester Metropolitan University

Applied Sport and Exercise Science (Top-Up)

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Course summary

TEF Silver

UCEN Manchester has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

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As the national demographic is continually changing in relation to both health and exercise participation the study of sport and exercise science is becoming more and more important. This programme has been specifically designed to allow students from either a Sport and Exercise Science or Health background to further develop their expertise both practically and academically in order to meet the demands of a range of interrelated industries. The flexibility of the innovative design allows full contextualisation of specific areas of specialism. The programme benefits from state-of-the-art sports laboratory, strength and conditioning and sports coaching suites, equipment and facilities, including:

  • Sports laboratory catering for physiological analysis including Cortex Metalyzer Gas Analysis, Douglas Bag Gas Analysis, Blood Lactate, Cholesterol and Glucose
measurement and Wattbike Cycle Ergometer
  • Fully equipped strength and conditioning suite with Olympic lifting equipment and video technology as well as resistance and cardio-vascular equipment
  • Sports hall catering for a plethora of sports such as football, basketball, and badminton with stadium seating and video analysis equipment
  • Performance analysis suite for conducting match analysis
  • Outdoor playing fields and astro turf

Course details

Modules

Examples of current modules- Dissertation Advanced Strength and Conditioning Applied Nutrition for Health and Sports Performance Corrective Exercise

Assessment method

88% assignment 12% presentation


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
CC60
Institution code:
M10
Campus name:
Openshaw Campus
Campus code:
7

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

UCEN Manchester is unable to consider international applications due to UKVI regulations.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Foundation Degree, HND or equivalent in the vocational or academic subject area. Recognition of prior learning (RPL) will be accepted in line with the University policy and procedures. Mature applicants (aged 21 or over) who are able to demonstrate relevant skills or knowledge gained in employment or vocational activity will be considered and may be invited to interview. Applicants who do not meet the standard entry criteria but have previous learning towards a degree-level qualification or relevant industry or life experience will be considered on an individual basis and may be invited to interview.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Interview


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

All of the books required for the course are available either from the library or as e-books. However, many students choose to buy some of the core textbooks for the course and/or a laptop. You may also need to print assignments and other documents. Campus printing costs start from 5p per page. Estimated costs are £300 for a laptop and up to £50 each year for books and printing. When undertaking your dissertation you may also need to factor in travel costs to and from your place of research if working with clubs etc. You may be required to have an enhanced DBS check for this course to ensure you meet both our and industry safeguarding requirements. Please note there will be an additional cost to your course fees to cover Disclosure and Baring Service (DBS) checks. Please see the GOV.UK website for DBS costs.
Applied Sport and Exercise Science (Top-Up) at UCEN Manchester - UCAS