University of Greenwich

Degree level: Undergraduate

Sport and Exercise Science

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Course summary

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

  • Our staff include internationally-recognised Sports Scientists, Researchers and Sports Performance Practitioners/Coaches.
  • Students studying this course can expect to earn up to £30,000 on graduation (HESA, 2020).
  • If you’re an elite sportsperson and decide to study at Greenwich, you could win a scholarship worth up to £4,000 a year.
  • We’re one of the few London unis with extensive sports facilities on campus including all-weather floodlit sports pitches, AstroTurf airdome, and strength and conditioning lab.
  • Placement and internship opportunities are available within professional sports clubs.

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

Students are assessed through a combination of course work, exams and practical assessment where relevant. You can view more information about how each module on this course is assessed within our 'What you will study' section. Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include 'practice' assignments, 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 accept A Levels, T Levels, BTECs, International Baccalaureate (IB), Access to HE courses, or equivalent level 3 qualifications.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.gre.ac.uk/undergraduate-courses/eduhea/c600#entry-requirements


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

Operated by the Office for Students
73%
Student satisfaction
65%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £15100 Year 1
International £15100 Year 1

Additional fee information

These fees were set for the 2022/23 intake. Therefore, this may change for the 2023/24 academic year. Please follow this link for more information https://www.gre.ac.uk/finance
Sport and Exercise Science at University of Greenwich - UCAS