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Applied Sport and Health Science

Truro and Penwith College

UCAS Code: IT48 | Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Entry requirements


GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE Grade C/4 or above in English and Maths

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24

24 UCAS points from relevant Level 3 qualification

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About this course


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Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2022

Other options

6.0 years | Part-time | 2022

BSc (Hons) Applied Sport & Health Science is an exciting programme that focuses on developing in-depth, honours level knowledge and understanding of various applied, sport and health related disciplines. The key feature of the programme is that it exposes learners to the breath of career opportunities afforded to them on completion of their studies. An understanding of the applied nature of sport and health is enhanced through specialist core and optional modules, that allow learners to create a bespoke, career orientated course of study. The staff lecturing on the programme are all experts within their chosen areas, who all have an outstanding level of experience in both vocational application as well as academic delivery. The College is an outstanding place of learning, boasting excellent sport and health related facilities and learning resources, within a modern and progressive learning environment. The balance between sport and health allows for an innovative understanding to be developed by all graduates, which can be directly transferred to a broad range of vocational settings.

BSc (Hons) Applied Sport & Health Science is the only specialist three-year degree programme in Cornwall that covers these disciplines and is unique in the opportunities it presents to graduating students. The programme has been designed to equip learners with the skills and knowledge base required to work in their chosen specialism or progress onto other graduate opportunities. It is also a platform from which additional vocational and academic qualifications can be completed. The breadth of information covered within the course allows graduates to explore the wide range of employment possibilities, both locally and nationally.

Areas such as sport and health psychology, physiology, nutrition, and biomechanics are delivered in conjunction with social science subjects, that explore the societal impact of sport and health. This allows for a fascinating insight into the many different facets and specialism that can be followed in this current and exciting area of study and employment.

An important aspect of the programme is its applied nature and due to this, guest speakers have a fundamental role within the course. Assessments are developed with employers (live briefs) and they are vocationally focused. A range of assessments are used to aid in the development of practical skills and aiding theory to practice and practice to theory. The HE Careers Advisor will assist with tutorials focusing on skills and planning for progression. From the outset, all learners are exposed to the broad range of potential employment pathways that are available upon completion of their studies. Alternatively, graduates will be well equipped to progress onto related Master Level study.

Modules

STAGE 1
TRUR1245 Anatomy & Physiology
TRUR1246 Introduction to Sports Psychology
TRUR1247 Motor Learning and Biomechanics
TRUR1248 Health Monitoring & Evaluation
TRUR1249 Nutrition
TRUR1250 Research Methods

STAGE 2

TRUR2239 Psychology of Sport and Health
TRUR2240 Teaching and Learning in Physical Education
TRUR2241 Exercise Prescription
TRUR2242 Social Context of Health & Sport
TRUR2243 Project
TRUR2244 Physiology of Sports Performance

STAGE 3 - Core Modules
TRUR3088 Honours Dissertation
TRUR3080 Contemporary Issues in Sport and Exercise
TRUR3081 Physical Activity and Public Health

STAGE 3 - Optional Modules (2 optional modules must be chosen)
TRUR3082 Movement Analysis
TRUR3083 Applied Psychology for Performance and Health
TRUR3084 Athlete Development and Sport for All
TRUR3085 Sports and Exercise Physiology
TRUR3086 Reflective Practice for Sport & Health
TRUR3087 Diet for Performance and Health

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£8,224
per year
England
£8,224
per year
EU
£9,335
per year
International
£9,335
per year
Northern Ireland
£8,224
per year
Scotland
£8,224
per year
Wales
£8,224
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Truro Campus

Department:

Sports and Public Service Curriculum Area

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