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Heriot-Watt University

UCAS Code: C6SS | Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Entry requirements

A level

B,B,C-A,B,B

including suitable science subject for entry to Year 1. For entry to Year 2: ABB including suitable science subject.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

It is also a requirement of every applicant to have English and Mathematics at a minimum of National 5 Grade C or GCSE Grade C or 4 (or equivalent)

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

27

including suitable science subject at Higher Level 5 for entry to Year 1. For entry to Year 2: total of 32 points including suitable science subject at Higher Level 6.

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

DMM

in relevant subject for entry to Year 1. For entry to Year 2: DDM in a relevant subject.

Scottish Advanced Higher

A,B

including Biology or Human Biology plus Highers AABB for entry to Year 2.

Scottish HNC

Pass

HNC in relevant subject with B in graded unit for entry to Year 1.

Scottish HND

Pass

HND in relevant subject with CC in graded units for entry to Year 1.

Scottish Higher

A,A,B,B

including suitable science subject.

We will consider T Levels as suitable for entry to our degree programmes, however, certain subject requirements may be required for entry to specific programmes. Where this is not evident as part of the T Level studies, we may ask for additional qualifications.

UCAS Tariff

104-128

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About this course

Course option

4years

Full-time | 2024

Subject

Sport and exercise sciences

Studying BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Sciences at Heriot-Watt, a mix of core and optional modules enables you to explore traditional sport, exercise and health science disciplines. This programme comprises a core of sport and exercise science with an additional emphasis on the study of topics central to human health and well-being, such as biology, nutrition, physiology, and psychology. These themes are developed together throughout the programme, with some flexibility in programme structure and design, according to your interests or career aspirations.

Based on Heriot-Watt University's Edinburgh campus, is Oriam - Scotland's Sports Performance Centre. Along with providing excellent teaching facilities for this programme, Oriam is the training facility for elite sports teams such as; Scottish Rugby Union, the Scottish Football Association, Heart of Midlothian F.C. and Scottish Squash, who all use the facility for senior team training and (where applicable) to run their respective academies.

Students will have the opportunity to gain professional qualifications embedded in the course modules. We aim to introduce the Level 2 Gym Instructor Certificate and the Level 3 Personal Trainer Certificate delivered in partnership with Oriam. As well as this there will be placement opportunities within Oriam and Heriot-Watt's sporting partners in second semester of Level 3.

At Heriot-Watt we have a well-established Sports Union who offer a large group of Sports Clubs; over 30 sports clubs ranging from traditional Football/Soccer and Rugby to Mountaineering and Ultimate Frisbee. The sports clubs offer you the opportunity to grow in your sport, meet likeminded friends and make use of the first class facilities available.

For elite athletes we offer a range of Scholarships and are part of the Talent Development programme – to apply or find out more, please contact us.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£24,048
per year
International
£24,048
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Republic of Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£1,820
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni

Course location:

Edinburgh Campus

Department:

Biology

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