Sport, Exercise and Health Science is a more generic programme designed to offer students a broad exposure to the application of science across sport, exercise and health environments. The programme offers a broad range of modules in the final year that enables students to tailor the programme in line with their own specific interests and aspirations. The programme is built around a core of biomechanical, physiological, and psychological knowledge that is then applied in a diverse range of domains including injury rehabilitation, paediatric populations, sports performance, and exercise prescription and promotion. The programme also seeks to develop core skills that will be crucial to graduates future careers including: teamwork, communication, presentation, and critical thinking skills. The broad nature of the programme offers graduates a diverse range of options in terms of future employability including: Health care professionals (some require a conversion masters), sport science, coaching, teaching, research, fitness industry, health promotion.
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
AECC University College
Year 1 - Anatomy, Exercise Physiology, Psychology of Exercise, Health & Sport, Motor Learning & Biomechanics, Introduction to Research Methods, Interdisciplinary Approaches in Sport, Exercise and Health Science .
Year 2 - Research Methods, Sport and Performance Psychology, Physiology of Sports Performance, Sports Biomechanics, Promoting Health and Wellbeing, Injury and Rehabilitation.
Year 3 - Dissertation, Physical Activity Prescription and Promotion
Optional units - Applied Sport Psychology, Advanced Physiology, Advanced Biomechanics, Paediatric Exercise and Health
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||AECC University College|
This means the year in which you would like to start the course.
‘Year 1’ means you will start in the first year.
‘Year 0’ means you will enter onto a foundation year.
You may be able to start some courses in the second or third years, if you meet certain criteria. You will need to discuss this with the university or college directly.
The following entry points are available for this course:
To meet the minimum English Language requirements of the programme, applicants will need to achieve an overall IELTS score of 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in each section.
|UCAS Tariff||120 points||from 3 A-levels (or equivalent)|
|A level||B B B||to include one of; Biology, Human Biology or Physical Education. General Studies will not be considered.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM||in a relevant subject such as; Sports Science, Sports (Coaching and Fitness), Applied Science|
|Access to HE Diploma||Grades will need to total 120 UCAS points or above in a relevant subject such as; Sports Science|
|Scottish Higher||B B B B B B||to include either Biology or Physical Education|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||32 points||to include either Biology or Physical Education to Higher Level|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H3, H3, H3, H3, H3||to include either Biology or Physical Education|
|IELTS (Academic)||6.0||with no less than 5.5 in each section|
|TOEFL (iBT)||79.0||with minimum scores of 17 in Writing and Listening, 18 in Reading, 20 in Speaking|
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|