AECC University College

Degree level: Undergraduate

Clinical Exercise and Rehabilitation Science

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Course summary

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This contemporary, professionally underpinned programme develops exercise science and rehabilitation practitioners who can deliver evidence-based interventions that enhance recovery, health and mobility across a broad range of populations. The Clinical Exercise and Rehabilitation Science programme is designed to develop a strong foundation for safe, evidence-based, and competent practice in the areas of exercise programme design, implementation, and rehabilitation. Students will develop the expertise to work with a broad range of populations including: injury, illness, disability groups, different age groups, through to sports participants and elite performers. The programme also develops a scientific knowledge base and practical skills to safely prescribe and manage exercise and rehabilitation programmes. Graduates from this programme would be well placed to gain employment working as part of exercise referral programmes, clinical practice, exercise medicine, rehabilitation programmes, and delivering exercise interventions to specific populations.

Course details


Year 1 - Anatomy, Exercise Physiology, Psychology of Exercise, Health & Sport, Motor Learning & Biomechanics, Introduction to Research Methods, Prescribing Exercise Year 2 - Research Methods, Motor Control and Decline, Clinical Exercise Physiology, Exercise Prescription, Advanced Anatomy, Promoting Health & Wellbeing Year 3 - Dissertation, Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation, Exercise Management & Long Term Conditions, Consulting and Private Practice

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeC608
Institution code A65
Campus nameAECC University College
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

International applicants

To meet the minimum English Language requirements of the programme, applicants will need to achieve an overall IELTS score of 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in each section.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 120 - 104 points from 3 A-levels (or equivalent)
A level BBB - BCC to include one of; Biology, Human Biology or Physical Education. General Studies will not be considered.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM - MMM in a relevant subject such as; Sports Science, Sports (Coaching and Fitness), Applied Science
Access to HE Diploma Grades will need to total 120-104 UCAS points or above in a relevant subject such as; Sports Science
Scottish Higher BBBBBB - BBCCCC to include either Biology or Physical Education
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 32 - 28 points to include either Biology or Physical Education to Higher Level
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H3, H3, H3, H3, H3 - H3, H3, H4, H4, H4 to include either Biology or Physical Education

Applicants must hold 5 GCSEs A*-C including Maths and English, or equivalent (reformed GCSEs grade 4 or above).

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6with no less than 5.5 in each section
TOEFL (iBT)79with minimum scores of 17 in Writing and Listening, 18 in Reading, 20 in Speaking

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

EU and International fees have yet to be determined for 2021 entry. This will happen in November 2020 and we will update this page then.
Clinical Exercise and Rehabilitation Science at AECC University College - UCAS