BSc (Hons) in
Applied Sports Science

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This programme enables the multidisciplinary study of sport and exercise science at a higher level. You will gain a scientific understanding of core principles in human physiology, psychology and biomechanics, for the purposes of supporting elite sporting performance, as well as developing an understanding of the sociological underpinning of sport. You will have the opportunity to study in all major disciplines of sports science, as well as an introduction to research and laboratory skills, and a research project in your final year.

Course Content

Your learning will include lectures, seminars, online activities, workshops, practical tasks, laboratory skills, peer-group learning and independent study. Our subject specialist staff will deliver highly engaging and interactive, practical and theory sessions in line with their personal expertise and research activities. Attention is paid to developing generic learning and academic skills required for success in higher education, particularly encouraging you to become an independent and self-motivated learner in order to maximise your full potential. Regular group work and research are key features, where you will gain communication, teamwork, critical thinking and analytical skills to enhance your transition into employment or postgraduate studies. Assessments include a range of exams, essays, projects, practicals, presentations and reports. Such diversity allows you to experience and refine various academic and professional skills. An Academic Tutor will work with you throughout the duration of your programme, supporting your development and academic progress.

Modules

YEAR 1 - Human Physiology - Biomechanics and Human Movement - Principles of Teaching and Coaching - Injury Prevention - Sport and Exercise Psychology YEAR 2 - Contemporary Issues in Sport - Sport and Exercise Physiology - Talent Identification and Performance Profiling - Pedagogy in Sport and Physical Education - Sports Nutrition - Strength and Conditioning - Sports Psychology YEAR 3 - Research Project - Physiology of Performance - Advanced Topics in Sports Psychology - Advanced Topics in Exercise Psychology - Sports Biomechanics - Performance Nutrition - Strength and Conditioning *All modules subject to change. Please note modules are currently being reviewed to ensure they are as up-to-date as possible.

Entry Requirements

96 UCAS points

At least five GCSEs at level 4 or above, including English Language and Maths (or equivalent)

 

Progression Opportunities

Following completion of this course, many students have gone on to apply for PGCE or teacher training programmes, or to study at master’s (MSc/MA) level. Others gain employment within professional sport.

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Whilst every effort is made to ensure that the information contained on this website is correct, the College accepts no liability for any errors or omissions. Please note that details are subject to change without notice with regard to the provision of courses, course times and dates and the fees and charges levied.

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Key Facts

Dates:

  • September 2019

Mode of Attendance:

  • Full Time (FT)

Level:

6

Course Duration:

3 Years

Programme Costs: (Per Year)

  • Full Time (FT):
  • UK / EU Residents: £7,956.00
  • Non EU: £9100

Please contact Student Recruitment for more information.

College Course Code:

  • 19/20TFK2011

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