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BSc (Hons) Sport, Fitness and Exercise Science

Sport Science is a relatively new academic field, but one that is dynamic and exiting.
The Sport Science degree programme has been designed to prepare our graduates for the world of work and graduating students will be well equipped to enter employment in a variety of sport related settings. Not only will students gain industry standard skills, working with lab equipment, and working in sport related fields, but students will also gain a plethora of transferable skills that will help our graduate succeed in any field of employment.

The programme offers a research backed multi-disciplinary approach to studying and applying knowledge of sport and exercise in a health, educational and professional context. Opportunities are also provided to specific study areas of interest through the completion of a dissertation.

Students will benefit from state-of-the-art facilities split across The Eco power stadium, Doncaster’s premier sporting venue & the ‘HUB’ at Doncaster. College Students will have access to the Sport Science Clinic for practical work, the colleges on site gym facilities at our stadium site, plus our Laboratories. Students will gain hands on experience with industry standard equipment, such as; VO2 Max Oxygen analysis, Blood Lactate testing, Hydration testing, Opti Jump systems and much more.

Course Information

  • Awarding Body

    University of Hull

  • Delivery

    Full-Time

  • Ucas Code

    C602

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The Sport Science degree has been designed to give graduates a wide range of skills across multi disciplines. We have a mixture of practical modules and theoretical modules. (Modules subject to change)

Level 4
• Introduction into Research
• Foundations of Exercise Physiology
• Musculoskeletal Anatomy (Lab based)
• Biomechanics of Movement (Lab & class based)
• Physiological support for athletes
• Performance analysis in sport

Level 5
• Nutrition for Sport performance and Health
• Employability and work placement
• Sport and exercise psychology
• Research Methods
• Strength and Conditioning (Gym based)
• Sport Massage (Lab Based)

Level 6
• Dissertation
• Physical Activity and Healthy Lifestyles
• Contemporary issues
• Theoretical bases of rehab and injuries (Lab based)
• Applied sport Psychology

All modules are subject to availability and this list may change at any time

Your Tuition fees cover the majority of costs associated with your course (including registration, tuition and assessment.)
There may be some extra costs that you might need to make, or choose to pay, for example:

• UCDon sport kit
• Books (you’ll have access to books from your module reading lists in the HE library, but you may want to buy your own copies)
• Printing and photocopying
• Trips and enhancement opportunities

If your course includes a work placement, you may be required to pay for a Basic or Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

You’ll need to have one of the following:

• 62 UCAS tariff points
or
• Access to HE Diploma in a Sports related programme with at least 45 credits at Level 3

We welcome applications from people of any age who might not meet the standard entry criteria, but we would expect to see evidence of continuing academic and/or professional development and a capacity to pursue the course successfully. Applicants will need to evidence IT skills and a willingness to participate in a range of practical sport and exercise activities. If your application is successful, you may be invited to attend an interview to discuss your ability and suitability for the course.

Successful graduates could progress to a range of careers, for example:

Sport rehabilitation
Sport therapy
Sport massage therapy
Strength and conditioning
Performance analyst
PE teaching
Fitness coach

Additionally, you could continue their studies to a Master degree in your chosen field

 

Apply or enquire about this course

To find out more and apply for this course, please contact us via telephone or emailing us.

  • Course code: C602
  • Institution code: N64
  • Campus name: University Centre Doncaster
  • Campus code: D

Apply on the Ucas website Make an enquiry Call 0800 358 7474

Course Fees

Your Tuition fees cover the majority of costs associated with your course (including registration, tuition and assessment.)
There may be some extra costs that you might need to make, or choose to pay, for example:

• UCDon sport kit
• Books (you’ll have access to books from your module reading lists in the HE library, but you may want to buy your own copies)
• Printing and photocopying
• Trips and enhancement opportunities

If your course includes a work placement, you may be required to pay for a Basic or Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.


For more information about our course fees and available financial support, visit our Higher Education Fees and Finance section

Information for EU Students

From January 2021, how you apply for a course will change. For more information, read the UK Government's guide for the UK points-based immigration system for EU students (pdf).

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