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Sport, Exercise and Health Science

Entry requirements


A level

B,B,B-B,C,C

to include one of; Biology, Human Biology or Physical Education. General Studies will not be considered.

Grades will need to total 120-104 UCAS points or above in a relevant subject such as; Sports Science

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

32-28

to include either Biology or Physical Education to Higher Level

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)

H3,H3,H3,H3,H3-H3,H3,H4,H4,H4


to include either Biology or Physical Education

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DMM-MMM

in a relevant subject such as; Sports Science, Sports (Coaching and Fitness), Applied Science

Scottish Higher

B,B,B,B,B,B-B,B,C,C,C,C


to include either Biology or Physical Education

UCAS Tariff

120-104

from 3 A-levels (or equivalent)

About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2022

Subject

Sport and exercise sciences

Sport, Exercise and Health Science is a more generic programme (accredited by BASES, British Association of Sports and Exercise Sciences) designed to offer students a broad exposure to the application of science across sport, exercise and health environments. The programme offers a broad range of modules in the final year that enables students to tailor the programme in line with their own specific interests and aspirations. The programme is built around a core of biomechanical, physiological, and psychological knowledge that is then applied in a diverse range of domains including injury rehabilitation, paediatric populations, sports performance, and exercise prescription and promotion. The programme also seeks to develop core skills that will be crucial to graduates future careers including: teamwork, communication, presentation, and critical thinking skills. The broad nature of the programme offers graduates a diverse range of options in terms of future employability including: Health care professionals (some require a conversion masters), sport science, coaching, teaching, research, fitness industry, health promotion.

Modules

Year 1 - Anatomy, Exercise Physiology, Psychology of Exercise, Health & Sport, Motor Learning & Biomechanics, Introduction to Research Methods, Interdisciplinary Approaches in Sport, Exercise and Health Science .
Year 2 - Research Methods, Sport and Performance Psychology, Physiology of Sports Performance, Sports Biomechanics, Promoting Health and Wellbeing, Injury and Rehabilitation.
Year 3 - Dissertation, Physical Activity Prescription and Promotion
Optional units - Applied Sport Psychology, Advanced Physiology, Advanced Biomechanics, Paediatric Exercise and Health

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£15,036
per year
International
£15,036
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

AECC University College

Department:

Rehabilitation, Sport and Psychology

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Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

88%
UK students
12%
International students
58%
Male students
42%
Female students

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

B
A
B

After graduation


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