Sport and Exercise Science at London South Bank University - UCAS

Course summary

Have you ever wondered how is he so fast? Or how is she so strong? Or perhaps, how do athletes organise their training to perform at their top level? Understanding athletic success requires a broad knowledge of the scientific principles that enable human performance; this practical-based course will advance your practitioner skills in all disciplines of Sports Science so that you can go on to succeed in areas such as elite sport, sports medicine/therapy and societal health and wellbeing. The BSc in Sport & Exercise Science is delivered by staff internationally recognised for their involvement in sports practice and their contributions to research and teaching. You will have access to specialist sport science facilities (e.g motion capture laboratory & human performance centre) and opportunities to advance your practical skills with applied work experience within our Human Performance Centre and research laboratories. The course is aligned to the standards of the British Association of Sport and Exercise Science (BASES) and has employability embedded within its curriculum. Additional to the practical skills-based modules in all levels of study, you will take a work-based module in Level 5 to develop your practitioner skills; and then in Level 6 you have the option to choose a Placement module, which has been designed to empower you to pursue a specialist area of knowledge within the Sport and Exercise sector. In addition, you can boost your CV by gaining extra curricular nationally recognised sporting qualifications such as UK Coaching Certificates and Gym and Personal Trainer awards, which are taught by LSBU Activef at the University. We're passionate about sport at LSBU. In collaboration with LSBU Active, we integrate our degree course with non-academic functions through sport facilities and clubs, leisure activities, vocational taught courses, sports science support services and sport development and coaching.


Year 1: Biomechanics 1, Anatomy and Physiology for Sport, Sport Psychology, Perception and Action 1, Nutrition, Health and Disease, Measurement in Sport and Exercise. Year 2: Biomechanics 2, Exercise Physiology and metabolism, Sport Psychology 2, Perception and Action 2, Strength and Conditioning, Research Methods. Year 3: Clinical and applied Biomechanics (optional), Environmental Exercise Physiology (optional), Applied sport psychology (optional), Clinical Perception and Action (optional), Employability and Placement (optional), Research Project.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

International applicants

English Language Requirements for International and EU Applicants: IELTS 6.0 (the minimum score required in each skill area is 5.5) or TOEFL IBT 80 ( the minimum score required in each skills areas are: Reading 18, Listening 17, Writing 17, Speaking 20) or Pearson Test of English Academic 52 (the minimum score required in each skill area is 51)

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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

Student Outcomes

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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

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Sport and Exercise Science at London South Bank University - UCAS