University of Bath

Health and Exercise Science with Professional Placement University of Bath Degree level: Undergraduate


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Understand the role of physical activity and exercise medicine on population health and wellbeing. Prepare yourself for a range of careers in the health sector.

This degree combines science, social science and public health perspectives. It is a flexible course, combining the study of the determinants of health from scientific, social and policy perspectives. You’ll investigate the impact of physical activity, diet and health behaviours on population health.

You will study the different approaches to promoting health and wellbeing. The course will provide you with a broad skill set in science and research techniques. The first year will introduce you to the study of core social science and research topics. You’ll study public health, physiology, sociology, psychology and biomechanics.

In Year 2 you’ll specialise in evidence-based policy, psychology, sports medicine, health education and physiology.

In your final undergraduate year, you will undertake a research project. This could be in public health, nutrition, physiology, sociology, psychology or an interdisciplinary approach.

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications at this time. Please contact the provider to find out more.

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 code C611
Institution code B16
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level AAB - A*AC Typical offer: Obtain AAB or A*BB or A*AC in 3 A level subjects.
A level General Studies will not be considered. We may be unable to consider an A level in your own language (unless it is English or Welsh).
Alternative A level offer: ABB plus one of the following: grade A in an EPQ, grade B in the Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate or grade M1 in Cambridge Pre-U Global Perspectives.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) D*DD
Access to HE Diploma D: 33 credits
M: 6 credits
Typical offer: Pass the Access to HE Diploma, with at least 33 credits achieved at Distinction and 6 credits achieved at Merit or above.
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal D3, D3, M1 - D2, D3, M3 Typical offer: Obtain D3, D3, M1 or D2, M1, M1 or D2, D3, M3.
Alternative Cambridge Pre-U Offer: D3, M1, M1 plus one of the following: grade A in an EPQ, grade B in the Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate or grade M1 in Cambridge Pre-U Global Perspectives.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 36 points Typical offer: Obtain 36 points overall and 6, 6, 5 in three Higher Level subjects.
Scottish Advanced Higher AB Typical offer: Obtain AB in Advanced Highers plus AAABB in Scottish Highers.

GCSE grade C or 4 in Mathematics, English and one science.
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

Tuition Fees for 2018/19 entry are to be announced and are liable to increase annually. UK, EU and Islands fees are regulated by the UK government and are subject to parliamentary approval. For all other fees, you should budget for an increase of up to 5% for every further year of study. For information on 2017 fees visit our web pages:

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University of Bath
Claverton Down

Course contact details

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Undergraduate Admissions Office

01225 383019