Our facilities include a Biomechanics Lab, Physiology Lab (with a climate and altitude chamber) and a Human performance Lab.
This course will provide you with a sound grounding within the three core areas essential to any applied sports scientist, being Exercise Physiology, Biomechanics and Sports Psychology.
Alongside these key areas, you will also gather an introduction to other essential components and gain practical experience that will enable you to develop skills that will benefit any level of performer.
Please visit our website for full course and module details.
How to apply
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 3
Standard Qualification Requirements
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
Including Biology or Chemistry or Physics or Psychology or PE.
GCSE Grade C/4 in Maths, English & one of Biology, Chemistry or Physics or Double Award Science at Grades CC also required.
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM||
Minimum grades DMM (Distinction, Merit, Merit) in a related subject.
GCSE Grade C/4 in Maths, English & one of Biology, Chemistry or Physics or Double Award Science at grades CC also required.
|Access to HE Diploma||
D: 12 credits
M: 33 credits
|Pass Access to HE Diploma in a related subject with 45 credits overall with minimum 33 Credits at Merit & 12 Distinction to include Biology or Chemistry or Physics or Psychology or PE at Level 3. Maths, English and one of Biology, Chemistry or Physics required at Level 2 or equivalent.|
Including Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Psychology at Grade B. Please note SQA Higher PE at Grade B will be accepted in lieu of a Science^ if studied alongside SQA Higher Maths (Minimum Grade C required).
National 5 B in Maths (excluding Lifeskills), & National 5 C in English & one of Biology or Chemistry or Physics.
^Biology, Human Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Psychology
If you are eligible for an adjusted offer under our Contextual Admissions Policy, please see the ‘Minimum Qualification Requirements’ below.
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||28 points||
Award of Diploma with 28 points overall with three HL subjects at grades 6, 5, 4 including a Science at minimum grade 5.
4 points in SL Maths (excluding Maths Studies), 4 points in SL English & one of Biology or Chemistry or Physics.
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H2, H2, H3, H3||
Grades H2, H2, H3, H3 at Higher Level to include Biology, Human Biology, Chemistry or Physics.
Grade O3 at Ordinary Level in Maths and Grade O4 at Ordinary Level in English & one of Biology or Chemistry or Physics.
Minimum Year 2 Entry Requirements
HNC - Pass in a related subject* with A in the graded unit.
*Health and Exercise, Sports & Exercise Science, Applied Sports Science, Applied Biological Science
SQA Advanced Higher - BBC to include Biology
A Level - BBB to include Biology
Minimum Year 3 Entry Requirements
HND - Pass in a related subject** with Grades AA at SCQF Level 8 in the graded units.
**Fitness, Health and Exercise, Sport & Exercise Science, Applied Sports Science, Applied Biological Sciences.
Students with an HND in Fitness, Health and Exercise must pass the following units: Mechanics for Health and Fitness Professionals OR Sports Mechanics AND Psychology of Sports Coaching modules.
Minimum Qualification Requirements
Including Biology or Chemistry or Physics or Psychology at Grade B. Please note SQA Higher PE at Grade B will be accepted in lieu of a Science if studied alongside SQA Higher Maths (Minimum Grade C required).
National 5 B in Maths (excluding Lifeskills), National 5 C in English and one of Biology, Chemistry or Physics, also required.
The grades listed above are our minimum entry requirements for applicants who meet our widening participation criteria. For further information about our entry requirements and our widening participation criteria as outlined within our Contextual Admissions Policy please visit our website.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6.0||IELTS 6.0 overall with no component below 5.5.|
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|