BSc (Hons) Applied Sports Science | Loughborough College

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

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The BSc (Hons) Applied Sports Science 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.

Validated by Loughborough University

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 personal best.

Modules

Students must complete 120 credits

Core Modules:

  • Research Project (40)
  • Employability Skills (10)
  • Sports Science Support (20)

Optional modules:

Semester 1 (Max of 4 modules to be selected)

  • Applied Strength and Conditioning (10 credits)
  • Applied Sport Psychology (10 credits)
  • Applied Performance Analysis (10 credits)
  • Nutrition for Sports Performance (10 credits)
  • Applied Biomechanics (10 credits)
  • Issues in Health and Elite Sport (10 credits)
  • Physical Activity and Health Promotion (10 credits)
Semester 2
  • Applied Sport and Exercise Physiology
  • Nutrition for Sports Performance
  • Physical Education and Teaching
*All modules subject to change

    Features/Benefits

    • You'll have the opportunity to apply to present your research at the annual Student BASES Conference.
    • Access to a range of applied sports science placements and internships.

    Entry Requirements

    • 55% from Year 2/Part B of a Foundation Degree
      or
    • 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.

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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 2018

    Mode of Attendance:

    • Full Time (FT)

    Level:

    6

    Course Duration:

    1 Year

    Programme Costs: (Per Year)

    • Full Time (FT): £7,956.00

    Please contact Student Recruitment for more information.

    UCAS Code:

    C601

    College Course Code:

    • 18/19TFK0031

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