University of East London

Sport and Exercise Science (with Foundation Year) University of East London Degree level: Undergraduate

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We are making swift strides towards our aim of becoming London’s No 1 university for sport. This extended course is perfect if you want a degree in Sport and Exercise Science but you don’t meet the standard entry requirements.
First we prepare you for your degree during the Foundation year, bringing you up to speed with academic skills and a firm grounding in the subject. Then you can go on to do the full undergraduate degree.
On the BSc course you’ll be examining the role that biomechanics, physiology, psychology and nutrition play in human performance. You’ll also look at how these disciplines interact, so you receive the complete education a multi-disciplinary sports scientist needs.

This course is currently subject to validation

Course details

Modules

FOUNDATION YEAR
Academic & Communication Skills (core)
Contemporary issues in sport, health & well-being(core)*
Human Development and Function (core)*
Sports Development & Coaching (core)
YEAR 1
Human Performance (core)
Psychological Aspects of Sport & Exercise (core)
Research Skills for Sport & Exercise (core)
Coaching Principles (core)
Development of Sport (core) YEAR 2
Research Methods and Design (core)
Physiological & Nutritional Assessment (core)
Analysis & Development of Performance (core)
Sport & Exercise Psychology (core)
Principles & Practice in Teaching & Coaching (optional)
Inclusion in Youth Sport & PE (optional)
Disability, Sport & PE (optional)
Training Programmes for Sport and Exercise (optional)
Sport & PE Policy (optional) YEAR 3
Independent Research Project (core)
Young People, Sport & PE (optional)
Work Placement (optional)
Applied Coaching (optional)
Chronic Health Conditions & Exercise (optional)
Contemporary Issues in Health, Sport & Physical Activity (optional)
Exercise Physiology Techniques for Applied Practice and Research (restricted optional)
Nutrition for Sporting Health (restricted optional)
Applied Sports Biomechanics (restricted optional)
Applied Sports Psychology (restricted optional)
Disability and Society (optional)

Assessment method

We'll assess you with a mixture of coursework and exams. Coursework includes essays, research reports, group and seminar presentations and a final-year project. Most of the assessment in your first year is by coursework and we’ll give you as much feedback as possible.
The balance of coursework and exams in year two will depend on your optional choices. In your third year, half of your assessment will be based on research coursework and a work placement.


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

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code C4A6
Institution code E28
Campus name Docklands Campus
Campus code A

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:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 64 points
A level CC
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MPP
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MM

For detailed information on entry requirements for our courses, please see the individual course pages. We consider a range of UK and worldwide qualifications at the appropriate level and also take relevant work experience into account when considering an application. Many courses have a Foundation Year option for those students whose qualifications do not meet the BA or BSc entry requirements.

Applicants should have, or be working towards, grade C in GCSE English and Mathematics (or equivalent Level 2 qualification such as Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Mathematics or Key Skills Level 2 in Application of Number and Communication)

Entry requirements are intended only as a guide for applicants. They are not a guarantee of an offer, nor of the conditions that may apply. When making a decision on your academic suitability, we will make an assessment of you as an individual and will use information other than qualifications; which may include predicted grades, performance at Level 2, relevant work experience, previous study at degree level, personal statement, references and any portfolio, written test or interview, to make our decision.

If you have any questions, please contact a member of our Applicant Relations Team from Monday to Friday (9am–5pm) on +44 (0) 20 8223 3333 or email study@uel.ac.uk


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £12,100 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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University of East London
Docklands Campus
4-6 University Way
Newham
E16 2RD


Course contact details

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Applicant Relations Team

0208 223 3333