Sport and Exercise Science BSc (Hons)

Overview

Pushing boundaries. Breaking records. Competing in extreme environments. 

On this BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science degree, you’ll learn to apply scientific principles that help athletes perform at their best.

But it's not just elite sportspeople who will benefit from your knowledge and skills. Become a passionate advocate for the essential role sports science plays in society as you uncover ways everyone can use physical activity to boost their health and wellbeing.

Course Highlights

  • Put your learning into practice in our advanced sports science facilities including three climatic chambers, a swimming flume and motion capture systems
  • Be taught by expert staff who are actively engaged in research projects that inform the future of sport and exercise science
  • Enhance your CV as you gain valuable experience through our ties with local sports and healthcare providers
  • Gain first aid, national coaching and specialised gym instructor qualifications
  • Set yourself up for a career in professional sport, healthcare or education

Careers and opportunities

In today's health-conscious world, the sports and health industries continue to expand. Sport and exercise scientists have a vital role in keeping sportspeople, athletes and the general population in peak physical health.

Roles our graduates have gone onto include:

  • PE teacher
  • personal trainer
  • clinical physiologist
  • NVQ coordinator
  • sports development officer
  • sports and exercise scientist
  • sports therapist and physiotherapist
  • cardiac rehabilitation technician

Organisations our graduates have gone on to work in, include:

  • Crystal Palace Football Club
  • Portsmouth Tennis Academy
  • Bupa
  • Nuffield Health

After you graduate, you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability Service as you advance in your career.

BSc (Hons) Award
September Start
Full-time, Sandwich Study Mode
3 years Duration

Entry Requirements For This Course

112-120 points to include a minimum of 2 A levels, or equivalent, with 32 points from a Science subject (Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, PE, Physics, Psychology or Sports Science and the Active Leisure Industry or Sports Studies).

English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.0 with no component score below 5.5.

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