University of Greenwich has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
This programme involves the scientific study of sport. It is comprised of technology-based study, in our well-equipped sports science labs. It covers in-depth scientific topics including the anatomy of the human body, physiological function during sport and exercise, nutrition, principles of biomechanics, psychological approaches to sport, performance analysis, and fitness testing. You will get the opportunity to apply these topics to the study of a sport or health-related exercise form, according to your choice, using some of the most sophisticated equipment, including 3D cinematography and respiratory gas analysis.
We have a team of expert tutors and are one of the few sports science programmes in the UK, where you will have the opportunity to gain work experience from between 4 to 6 weeks, in the sport and exercise science industry, including Charlton Athletic Football Club and Medway Hospital.
The aims of the programme are to:
Give you the chance to develop, to a high level, your knowledge of the science of sport, including physiology, biomechanics, nutrition and psychology, as well as sports performance analysis
Provide you with a comprehensive practical experience within well-equipped labs, in relation to the study of sports science
Give you an opportunity to develop your own research skills, using the most technologically-advanced and sophisticated sports science equipment to make measurements in sport
Offer you an opportunity to get work experience in sport science, applying your knowledge to support the sports performer, thus giving you a head start in the world of work.
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!
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||96 points|
We will also accept:
Alternative qualifications including BTEC and National Diploma
Appropriate qualifications such as an HNC, HND or foundation degree can be considered for entry into this degree in Year 2 or later.
Applicants must have successfully completed 12 years of full time education, and demonstrated competence in mathematics (usually equivalent to GCSE grade C). You will be required to attend an interview.
If you were educated in a language other than English and/or in a country where English speakers are in a minority, you should have a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill) or equivalent. If you require a Tier 4 (General) student visa to study in the UK, your score must be from a UK Visas and Immigration approved IELTS test.
Additional entry requirements
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|