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Course summary

This accredited course is one of the longest running sport science degrees in the UK, offering opportunities to specialise and graduate with an award that best meets your career aspirations. With accredited laboratories and small class teaching, you’ll gain expert knowledge of the effects of sport and exercise on the human body and have plenty of hands-on opportunities to improve your lab skills. You’ll work on consultancy projects, solving real problems and in your final year you can choose a period of professional experience with one of our partner sports organisations. You'll also benefit from access to staff who are world leaders in sport research, such as Professor Yannis Pitsiladis, one of the scientists for the World Anti-Doping Agency, and Dr Gary Brickley, coach for Great Britain’s Paralympic cycling team. Don’t meet the entry requirements? The University of Brighton Sport BSc(Hons) with integrated foundation year provides an extra year of study at foundation level for students who do not hold the academic qualifications or experience required for entry to this course. Successful completion of the foundation year enables you to progress onto year 1 of this degree. Campus where this course is taught Our Eastbourne-based courses will move to the Falmer, Brighton campus from the academic year 2024–2025. Students starting this course in September 2023 will be based at our Falmer, Brighton campus from September 2024.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
C600
Institution code:
B72
Campus name:
Eastbourne
Campus code:
E

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)66.0 overall with a minimum of 5.5. in each element, or equivalent English Language qualification.

Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
54%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
93%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £13842* Year 1
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
International £13842* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

Please note that the £13,842 international fee is for classroom based courses and provisional for 2023. For lab based courses a higher fee of £14,892 applies. EU students will be charged international fees unless they have settled status awarded by the UK Government's Settlement Scheme. Further tuition fees are payable for each subsequent year of study and are subject to an annual increase of no more than 5% or RPI (whichever is the greater). The annual increase for UK/EU students, who are subject to regulated fees, will increase no more than the statutory maximum fee. The tuition fee you have to pay depends on a number of factors including the kind of course you take, and whether you study full-time or part-time. If you are studying part-time you will normally be charged on a pro rata basis depending on the number of modules you take. If your course includes a sandwich year option you will pay a reduced fee during this year; £1,370 for home students and £2,120 for international students. All fees should be checked against the information listed on the course page on our website: www.brighton.ac.uk/courses as specific details will be included there. You may have to pay additional costs during your studies. The cost of optional activities is not included in your tuition fee and you will need to meet this cost in addition to your fees. A summary of the costs that you may be expected to pay, and what is included in your fees, can be found on our website.
Sport and Exercise Science at University of Brighton - UCAS