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University of Glasgow

Degree level: Undergraduate

Physiology and Sports Science

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Course summary

Physiology & Sports Science: whether at the level of basic health or high-level sport, physiology and sports science is designed to serve the community in terms of research, teaching and counselling. Your final year can include working as an intern with sports professionals or physical activity/public health providers to give you valuable work experience. You can achieve funding through the Cathcart Scholarship to experience applied sports science within elite sport for a few weeks/months in your third or fourth year.

Course details


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

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Course codeBC16
Institution code G28
Campus nameGilmorehill (Main) Campus
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
A level AAB - BBB Additional requirements: A-level Biology or Chemistry.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDD Acceptable in appropriate subject area. Must also have A-level Biology or Human Biology or Chemistry at grade B or above.
Access to HE Diploma M: 30 credits Acceptable in appropriate subject area. Must also have A-level Biology or Human Biology or Chemistry at grade B or above.
Scottish Higher AAAAA - BBBB Must include either Biology or Human Biology or Chemistry.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 36 points 36 (6,6,5 HL) – 32 (6,5,5 HL) Additional requirements: HL Biology or Chemistry.

SQA Higher Entry Requirements (by end of S6) AAAAA Higher or AAAA Higher + B Advanced Higher (ABBB S5 minimum for consideration) Additional requirements: Higher Biology or Chemistry.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £27750 Whole course
Northern Ireland £27750 Whole course
Wales £27750 Whole course
Channel Islands £27750 Whole course
EU £7280 Whole course
Scotland £7280 Whole course
International £84080 Whole course

Additional fee information

◾The University of Glasgow offer students from England, Northern Ireland and Wales one free year of tuition fees, meaning that these students only pay for 3 years of this 4 year degree programme ◾Support for students from England Northern Ireland and Wales - We offer a range of bursaries, scholarships to well qualified students from England, Wales and Northern Ireland, please visit www.gla.ac.uk/scholarships/englandwalesandnorthernireland/ for more details ◾The Students Award Agency for Scotland (SAAS) pays tuition fees to the University for eligible Scottish domiciled and EU students (except those in England, Wales or Northern Ireland). Check your eligibility for SAAS funding at www.saas.gov.uk You must apply for payment of your fees to SAAS before the start of each year of your programme of study.If you do not apply for SAAS funding or SAAS determine that you are ineligible then you will become personally liable for your fees.◾Additional International fees -The following additional fees are applicable: Examinations-only students pay the registration fee of £110 The General Council fee is £50. For more information relating to International Fees please visit: www.gla.ac.uk/international/ ◾The University of Glasgow offers a range of scholarships to support our students, please visit www.gla.ac.uk/scholarships/ for more details.
Physiology and Sports Science at University of Glasgow - UCAS