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Course summary

Indicate point of entry as Year 3 when applying for this top-up degree. Course overview: This top-up degree programme allows you to progress to completion of a BSc (Hons) degree on a full or part-time basis when you have completed a foundation degree in a sport and exercise discipline. You develop your research and laboratory skills alongside your abilities in critical thinking, problem solving and reflective practice to enhance your employment potential. Top reasons to study sport and exercise science 1. Facilities: cutting-edge equipment and laboratory space gives you the practical skills you need to assess performance in sports and exercise, and includes: an outdoor 3G astro turf, advanced laboratories for fitness testing (VO2 max, blood sampling), technique analysis (3D motion analysis), and strength and conditioning. 2. Student experience: outside of your studies Teesside Sport offers performance sport scholarships, opportunities to join University and/or campus sport teams; volunteering or working in The Gym and sports facilities. 3. Staff expertise: the teaching and technical team have worked with athletes and coaches across youth development programmes, professional and elite sport. After the course: You are introduced to a wide range of employers and help you plan your career in pathways such as teaching PE, sports coaching, strength and conditioning and personal training, exercise referral, the health and fitness industry and others. This degree will equip you with a range of skills, competencies and knowledge for embarking on a successful career in a broad range of professional roles and industries related to the field of sport and exercise science including secondary school PE teacher, primary school teacher, exercise referral specialist, sports development officer, head coach, performance analyst, health promotion specialist, researcher, lecturer, manager through a graduate scheme, outdoor adventure coach, clinical cardiac physiologist, high-performance physiologist, biomechanist, sport scientist, fitness instructor or personal trainer, strength and conditioning coach and owner of a lifestyle business.


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Assessment method

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How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Entry to this programme requires successful completion of a foundation degree (or other relevant level 5 qualification) in a sport and exercise related discipline. You must also hold GCSE English Language and maths at grade C (or 4) or above, or equivalent. Indicate point of entry as Year 3 when applying for the full-time route.

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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
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £17000 Year 1
International £17000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Find out more about fees and funding if you are from the UK or Ireland here:, or if you are an international student here: If you live in the Channel Islands or Isle of Man contact your education authority:
Applied Sport and Exercise (Top-up) at Teesside University, Middlesbrough - UCAS