Sport and Exercise Science at Northumbria University, Newcastle - UCAS

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Course summary

Interested in sport and exercise and the science that drives it? Aspire to help elite athletes perform to their highest potential? Or make your mark by tackling health challenges such as obesity, heart disease and diabetes? With a practical, 'real-world', multi and inter-disciplinary emphasis on the latest sports science, our Sport and Exercise Science BSc (Hons) course will explore psychology, physiology, biomechanics, nutrition, strength and conditioning and performance analysis to help you give future sports stars the winning edge. You’ll also learn about health issues from internationally acknowledged experts, giving you the real-world experience to qualify for public health roles beyond graduation. At Northumbria we also provide you with the opportunity to study out of discipline modules with an emphasis on sport management and sport coaching, so if you have an entrepreneurial streak or are interested in teaching following graduation, this is the course for you. With access to a sports laboratory and testing equipment in our specialist sport and teaching facility, the Sport and Exercise Science BSc is a course that focuses on practical hands-on training to set you up for a career in sport and exercise science. During your second year you will have the option to undertake a work placement in a related area, study abroad or take our Year in International Business course, so that you can put your knowledge and skills into practice and gain a wider international experience. “Over 91% of students are satisfied with the Sport and Exercise Science course” (National Student Survey, 2020).


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Assessment method

Your tutors will use a variety of teaching methods, which may include lectures, seminars, problem-based workshops, case discussions, practical activities, group work and tutorials. Teaching is backed up by a well-designed support system that will underpin your learning journey. You will have access to a Guidance Tutor with whom you can discuss any academic issues. Extensive feedback from both tutors and peers is built into the course.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • British Association of Sports and Exercise Sciences

How to apply

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

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Student Outcomes

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Sport and Exercise Science at Northumbria University, Newcastle - UCAS