Sport and Exercise Science at St Mary's University, Twickenham - UCAS

Course summary

Explore human potential in facilities used by Olympians with our Sport and Exercise Science degree Examine scientific principles, such as physiology, psychology, and biomechanics, to understand and improve sports performance with our Sport and Exercise Science degree. You will learn about human anatomy, the physiology of exercise, the social influences on performance, and more. Our vibrant and exciting programme is endorsed by the British Association of Sport and Exercise Scientists (BASES). Many of our staff are also active professional BASES members. Exceptional reputation for sport St Mary’s has an exceptional reputation for sport. With our Sport and Exercise Science BSc, you will have access to sports clubs and opportunities to work with professional teams and societies. Share world-class facilities with Olympians You will share our world-class facilities with Olympians, other students, and the community. Some of our facilities include:

  • environmental chamber,
  • strength and conditioning facility
  • specialist physiology laboratories
  • biomechanics laboratories.
Learn from experts We take pride in our excellent teaching. We have an extensive team of academics covering a broad range of subjects, so you can specialise in an area of sport science. You will learn from experts conducting research – from motor rehabilitation to how cherry juice aids recovery.


Year 1 – Provides a foundation in all aspects of Sport Science, as well as the contexts in which they may be applied. The first foundations of research and investigation are also laid at this stage, as are the study skills necessary for degree level work. Year 2 - You are required to probe more deeply into relevant theory and practice in order to understand the context of Sport Science and to develop skills of investigating and reporting. The key disciplines identified by BASES are all offered, as well as opportunities for interdisciplinary study and work experience. Year 3 - Advanced issues and research are explored through theoretical, practical, and laboratory work. You will take greater responsibility for constructing a specialised programme according to your interests and you will have the opportunity to undertake an extended research project under the supervision of a member of staff with relevant expertise. The focus throughout is on applied sport science.

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The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

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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
EU £16320 Year 1
International £16320 Year 1

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Sport and Exercise Science at St Mary's University, Twickenham - UCAS