Middlesex University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Sport and Exercise Science

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Course summary

Overview Sport and exercise is a million-dollar industry with a vast scope from Olympic athletes, to personal fitness, to health. With a science-based approach, this degree primes the very best graduates with the understanding and skills in biomechanics, physiology and psychology to support everyone to reach their full potential. Why study BSc Sport and Exercise Science at Middlesex University? This degree is broad in scope, allowing you to study the full potential of sports and exercise sciences, and gain an expert knowledge and understanding of scientific methods from sports psychology to the study of the human form. Our staff are active sports professionals and many are involved in coaching, sport rehabilitation and sport performance and maintain close links with industry, integrating professional practice into your studies. You will graduate with the essential skills and knowledge to thrive in the sport and exercise industry and be well-prepared to enter a broad range of careers working with athletes to support their development or helping people at all levels of fitness to stay healthy. All of this takes place in the modern facilities at Allianz Park which include research labs, and rehabilitation, conditioning and health and fitness suites. Course highlights We are one of the UK's leading universities for sports education, ranked top modern university in London for sport and exercise science (Complete University Guide 2016) You will complete 50 hours of placements each year, giving you crucial practical experience We work closely with prestigious sports organisations like Tottenham Hotspur Football Club and Saracens Rugby Club, enabling you to build professional contacts while you study We produce self-disciplined, professional sports graduates, who perform at the highest level; our students even competed and won a medal at the London Olympics (2012) As a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module.

Course details


Year 1: Movement Analysis (15 credits) - Compulsory, Fundamentals of Physical Education and Coaching (15 credits) - Compulsory, Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Science (30 credits) - Compulsory, Fundamentals of Training Principles in Sport and Exercise (30 credits) - Compulsory, Professional Skills and Work Based Learning (30 credits) - Compulsory. Year 2: Applied Performance Analysis (15 credits) - Compulsory, Applied Sport and Exercise Nutrition (15 credits) - Compulsory, Applied Physiology and Biomechanics (30 credits) - Compulsory, Applied Sport Psychology (30 credits) - Compulsory, Research Methods (30 credits) - Compulsory. Year 3: Work Based Practice (15 credits) - Compulsory, Advanced Physiology (15 credits) - Compulsory, Advanced Biomechanics (15 credits) - Compulsory, Advanced Sport Psychology (15 credits) - Compulsory, Advanced Sport and Exercise Science (30 credits) - Compulsory, Dissertation (30 credits) - Compulsory

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We have a personalised admissions approach in which we make fair, but aspirational offers to our applicants. We feel it’s important that you continue to aim high and achieve great results. If you don’t quite make the grades you hoped to, we’ll look at more than your qualifications when making our final decision. We’ll take into consideration any barriers you may have faced in your learning, especially with potential disruption due to the coronavirus, your achievements in other areas and your personal statement. At Middlesex, we’ll always aim to be as flexible as possible. We pride ourselves on how we recognise potential in our applicants, and support them to succeed in the future.

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Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6With a minimum of 5.5 in each component
TOEFL (iBT)72With at least 17 in listening & writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in reading
PTE Academic51With at least 51 in all components

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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
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £14700 Year 1
International £14700 Year 1

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