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Course summary

In studying BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Sciences at Heriot Watt, a mix of core and optional modules enables you to explore traditional sport, exercise and health science disciplines. This programme comprises a core of sport and exercise science with an additional emphasis on the study of topics central to human health and well-being, such as biology, nutrition, physiology, and psychology. These themes are developed together throughout the programme, with some flexibility in programme structure and design, according to your interests or career aspirations. Based at Heriot-Watt University's campus in Edinburgh is the Oriam - Scotland's national performance centre for sport. Along with providing excellent teaching facilities for this programme, the Oriam is also a training facility for Scottish Rugby Union and the Scottish Football Association, as do Heart of Midlothian F.C. for first-team training and to run their academy.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
C63S
Institution code:
H24
Campus name:
Edinburgh Campus
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Standard Qualification Requirements

Suitable science subjects are Biology, Chemistry, Human Biology, Psychology, Sport Science, Physical Education or Physics. We operate contextual admissions defined by our Fair Access Policy which may mean entry requirements are flexible. We accept a wide range of other qualifications from the UK, Europe and International countries. Please contact the Admissions Officer for the programme for further information on the entry requirements for these.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

As part of the Fair Access Process, the minimum entry requirements enable students who are within one or more of the categories below to be guaranteed an offer: Living in an area within the Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation lowest 20% (SIMD20) Care Experienced, as identified on the UCAS Application form by ticking the relevant box.


English language requirements

Applicants whose native language is not English and who have not been educated previously in the English language must provide evidence of their English language ability to ensure they can cope with the demands of a Heriot-Watt programme taught and assessed in English. Further information about the English Language tests that we currently accept as proof of English Language ability including our own English Language programmes, can be viewed on our website.

HWU English Language Requirements

https://www.hw.ac.uk/study/entry/english-language-requirements.htm


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students

There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £1820 Year 1
EU £20584* Year 1
International £20584* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

202324 Tuition fees are subject to confirmation.
Sports and Exercise Science (Accelerated) at Heriot-Watt University - UCAS