Leeds Beckett University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Science of Sport Performance

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Course summary

Immerse yourself in the science of sport to help develop the high-performance athletes of today and tomorrow. Your studies will allow you to develop the essential knowledge and skills required to pursue a career in sport performance. As part of your course, you’ll:

  • Develop expertise in the interdisciplinary sciences of sport performance, drawing on disciplines including biomechanics, nutrition, physiology and psychology
  • Advance practical and research techniques and have the confidence to use performance-measuring equipment and technologies to evaluate athletes at all stages of their development
  • Study performance approaches within individual and team contexts and learn to apply these models to virtually any sport
  • Engage in work-related learning and practical placements in multiple sport settings

Course details

Modules

Year 1 Core Modules:

  • Human Movement
  • Nutrition & Biochemistry for Sport & Exercise
  • Psychophysiological Responses to Exercise for Performance
  • Young Athlete Development
  • Profiling Sport Performance
  • Personal, Professional & Academic Development
Year 2 Core Modules:
  • Biomechanics & Performance Analysis
  • Science of Physiological Adaptations
  • Food & Nutrition for Health, Sport, & Exercise
  • Psychosocial Development for Elite Sport Performance
  • The Developing Strength & Conditioning Coach
  • Employability in Sport Performance
Year 3 Core Modules:
  • Analysing Sport Performance
  • Adapting Performance Environments
  • Final Year Project
In addition, choose from a list of Year 3 option modules. Please check our website for a full and up-to-date list


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
C610
Institution code:
L27
Campus name:
Headingley Campus
Campus code:
H

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Please visit our online prospectus for detailed Clearing entry criteria https://www.leedsbeckett.ac.uk/clearing

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

An enhanced criminal history (DBS) check maybe required for certain modules which involve working with children and/or vulnerable others. The DBS in the UK is currently not able to conduct overseas criminal record checks, therefore international applicants, those without British Citizenship and British Citizens with a significant period of overseas residency will therefore require a criminal records check or certificate of good conduct from their home/overseas country before undertaking work with children and/or vulnerable others.


English language requirements

IELTS 6.0 with no skills below 5.5, or an equivalent qualification


Unistats information

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75%
Student satisfaction
64%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
93%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £14000 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £14000 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Science of Sport Performance at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS