University of Greenwich

Degree level: Undergraduate

Sports Science

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Course summary

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Our sports science degree will develop your knowledge of the science of sport, including physiology, biomechanics, nutrition, psychology and sports performance analysis. Our wide-ranging BSc in sports science covers topics as diverse as biomechanics, research methods and sports psychology. You'll develop a broad understanding of sports science that you can use to explore a sport or health-related exercise of your choice. Throughout your studies, you'll have access to our well-equipped labs and technologically advanced sports science equipment. As well as encouraging you to gain new skills and knowledge, we want you to put them into practice through work experience. Placements are available across the sport and exercise science industry, including at Charlton Athletic Football Club. Recent graduates have secured roles in areas such as sports science support, sports development, and health education and promotion. What you should know about this course:

  • Relevant coaching qualifications and awards are included in the cost of your course
  • Placement and internship opportunities are available within professional sports clubs
  • We set practical class sizes to enhance your learning experience.

Course details

Modules

All degree courses are made up of modules – individual units of study on different topics. Some modules are compulsory; others can be chosen from a list of options. Our website has full details of your degree structures, module content, and how each module is assessed. The direct link to this course on our website, can be found at the bottom of this page.

Assessment method

On this course, students are assessed by take-home exams, coursework and practice assessments on campus where required. Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include 'practice' assessments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.


How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We will also accept: Alternative qualifications including BTEC and National Diploma Appropriate qualifications such as an HNC, HND or foundation degree can be considered for entry into this degree in Year 2 or later. Applicants must have successfully completed 12 years of full time education, and demonstrated competence in mathematics (usually equivalent to GCSE grade C). You will be required to attend an interview. If you were educated in a language other than English and/or in a country where English speakers are in a minority, you should have a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill) or equivalent. If you require a Tier 4 (General) student visa to study in the UK, your score must be from a UK Visas and Immigration approved IELTS test.


English language requirements

For more information about our English Language requirements, please click on the following link:

https://www.gre.ac.uk/international/help-and-support/courses


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
80%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 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

These fees were set for the 2020/21 intake. Therefore, this may change for the 2021/22 academic year.
Sports Science at University of Greenwich - UCAS