University of Cumbria

Sport and Exercise Science (Top up) University of Cumbria Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

TEF Bronze

University of Cumbria has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.

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We take a very practical approach to the course, focusing on the key sport and exercise science disciplines, while addressing sport performance and physical activity so you can graduate as a career-ready sports scientist.

We give you the flexibility to specialise in your chosen area, including: a case study working with an athlete or individual of your choice and a dissertation in an area which grabs your interest.

Course details


During the year, there are 3 compulsory modules:- Applied Sport and Exercise Science, Dissertation (each 40 credits) and Placement (20 Credits). Plus one option of a 20 credit module from the choice of: Performance Analysis; Exercise for Health and Disease Prevention; Managing Community Events; Contemporary Issues in Health; Injury and Rehabilitation.

Assessment method

Course Work which may include written tasks and assignments, reports, dissertations, portfolio, project work = 60%. Practical exams = 10%. Written Exams = 20%

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 C641
Institution code C99
Campus name Lancaster
Campus code L

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

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

There are no qualification requirements for this course.

Passed Higher National Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science, to Level 5 or equivalent. Alternativley a Diploma in Higher Education in a Sport & Exercise Science or a relevant subject. GCSE English and Maths grade C/4 for above (or equivalent).

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9,250 Year 1
International £10,500 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

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Provider information

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University of Cumbria
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