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University Centre Peterborough

Sport and Exercise Science

UCAS Code: N870

Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Entry requirements


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A levels required;2 A levels one of which needs to be a science subject. BTEC/Access required; A BTEC National or a full Access Certificate in a related subject. GCSEs required; 3 GCSEs at grade C or above in English, Maths and Science.

About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2021

The Sport and Exercise Science degree will provide you with the skills and knowledge to prepare you for a career in sport, leisure or the health industry. This course follows a multi-disciplinary approach where you will study core modules such as physiology, coaching and psychology and learn about the interaction between these core disciplines as experienced in real life settings. You will develop a theoretical understanding of Sport and Exercise Science and be able apply it to current practice.
These scientific methods are explored with a specialised laboratory environment utilising the latest technology and analytical equipment in a small, friendly and supportive setting. As well as lectures at our main Park Crescent campus, students will use state-of-the-art sports laboratory, gym facilities and sports hall.
This course has a strong focus on employability. In addition to your degree you will have opportunities to undertake additional qualifications as part of your degree to equip you with the skills and knowledge to be successful in your subject area.
Throughout your studies you will gain a significant amount of sports industry experience working with sports teams in the local area such as Peterborough United Football Club, Vivacity and Premier Sport. In addition students have worked in local schools as teaching assistants in PE lessons gaining valuable experience in teaching. Employability is a key theme and will be embedded into your modules throughout.
The courses at University Centre Peterborough are studied in smaller class sizes compared with other universities, a typical class size is under 30 students.

Modules

Year one core modules Anatomy in Motion Coaching and Behaviour Exercise Physiology Research Methods in Sports and Exercise Sport and Exercise Psychology Year two core modules Applied Coaching Exercise Testing Perceptual Motor Skills Performance Analysis Psychological Profiling Research Methods Sports Development Year three core modules Applied Sport Psychology Effective and Ethical Coaching Long Term Athlete Development Scientific Basis of Training Strength and Conditioning Undergraduate Major Project

Assessment methods

We use a mixture of assessment methods such as completing performance analysis work, coaching portfolios, presentations, essays and examinations.

Tuition fees

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£8,000
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£8,000
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EU
£8,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£8,000
per year
Scotland
£8,000
per year
Wales
£8,000
per year

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Course location:

University Centre Peterborough

Department:

University Centre Peterborough Campus

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