BSc (Hons) in
Applied Sports Science (Top-Up Degree)

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The BSc (Hons) Applied Sports Science (Top-Up) is a one-year, full-time course which provides progression for students who have previously achieved a Foundation Degree or equivalent in a related area. This programme aims to further extend your professional, academic and applied knowledge and expertise, in order to enable progression into postgraduate study or employment.

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Course Content

You will be taught by a team of experienced academics, who have applied experience and are specialists in their chosen disciplines. You are encouraged to become an independent and self-motivated learner in order to achieve your potential during your final year of undergraduate study. A core of applied sports science is complemented by an extensive range of modules in all disciplines, including physiology, biomechanics, nutrition, health and psychology, where you will be able to develop applied practice in a range of learning environments and assessments. You will also have the opportunity to conduct your own research project, which will allow you to explore an area of personal interest. We have an excellent support system whereby you will meet your academic tutor in your first week of induction. They will work closely with you throughout the duration of your programme to support your development and track your academic progress, ensuring that you achieve your best. 


Core Modules:

  • Research Project
  • Employability Skills
  • Sports Science Support

Optional modules:

Semester 1

  • Applied Strength and Conditioning
  • Applied Sport Psychology
  • Applied Performance Analysis
  • Nutrition for Sports Performance
  • Applied Biomechanics
  • Issues in Health and Elite Sport
  • Physical Activity and Health Promotion
Semester 2
  • Applied Sport and Exercise Physiology
  • Nutrition for Sports Performance
  • Physical Education and Teaching
*All modules subject to change


    • Students have the opportunity to apply to present their research at the annual Student BASES Conference
    • Access to a range of applied sports science placements and internships
    • Students are eligible to compete for Loughborough University in BUCS competitions
    • Additional qualifications, workshops and courses, including coaching courses, first aid and safeguarding


    Entry Requirements

    • 55% from Year 2/Part B of a Foundation Degree
    • Eight Distinctions from an HND

    UCAS code: C601

    Progression Opportunities

     Regular group work and research are key features of the programme, where you will gain communication, teamwork and analytical skills to enhance your transition into employment or postgraduate studies. We work with you to build your CV and consider career options from the start of the year.


    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


    • September 2019

    Mode of Attendance:

    • Part Time (PT)



    Course Duration:

    1 Year

    Programme Costs: (Per Year)

    • Part Time (PT):
    • UK / EU Residents: £4,500.00
    • Non EU: £4500

    Please contact the HE Student Registry for more information.

    College Course Code:

    • 19/20TPK0081

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