Sport, Exercise and Health Science Courses
Discover our evidence-based, practical approach to improving elite sport, sports performance, public health, and the wellbeing of the population through exercise prescription and rehabilitation.
Why study sport, exercise and health science at AECC University College
Sport, exercise and health science is a growing area within the global employment sector; sport and exercise scientists are in high demand due to the increasing professionalisation of sport and the increased focus on public physical activity levels and the link to a broad range of health problems and solutions, particularly now with increased social and political attention.
Our Sport, Exercise and Health Science courses are built on our well-established reputation of clinical-based learning. Through our courses you will gain scientific knowledge the core disciplines underpinning sport, exercise and health science, alongside applied practice and hands-on experience which will be crucial for your future career. One of the exciting things about these courses is that they are tailored to your needs and interests, meaning you are fully equipped for future employability.
With access to our state-of-the-art facilities and labs based on our Parkwood Campus, including our Sports Performance Centre, and being just minutes away from Bournemouth's award winning beach, you’ll be developing as a professional in a hive of physical opportunities and growth. You’ll make the most of our partnerships with AFC Bournemouth, Bournemouth Rugby Club, Bournemouth Athletics Club, Dorset Cricket, Pavilion Dance South West and local sports academies, as well as talented individual athletes and performers.
Our teaching and academic staff have a wealth of knowledge and experience, working most recently with a range of clients including; GB Sailing, Southampton FC, Harlequins Rugby, and Somerset Cricket Club, and all staff have worked with individual performers across a broad range of sports, armed services, medical professions, performing arts and business.
The courses follow the British Association of Sport and Exercise (BASES) requirements for the first step in training to become a sport and exercise scientist. With outstanding career prospects from all of these courses there is the potential to make a real difference in communities through the development of physical activity programmes, public health programmes and exercise initiatives, or even pursue a career in high performance sport, or the broader sporting and talent development sectors.
Sport, Exercise and Health Science Degree Courses
BSc (Hons) Sport, Exercise and Health Science
Gain a broad understanding of core scientific disciplines underpinning sport, exercise and health science. Tailor your course to meet your specific goals.
BSc (Hons) Clinical Exercise and Rehabilitation Science
Be at the forefront of transforming health and recovery, using evidence-based exercise and physical activity interventions and recovery strategies.
BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Psychology
Increase your understanding of the factors both influencing and determining performance and participation in sport, exercise and physical activity.
MSc Physiotherapy (Pre-registration)
The MSc Physiotherapy (Pre-registration) is a 2 year qualifying course for graduates with a relevant degree, providing the opportunity to undertake a physiotherapy course leading to registration at master's level.
MSc Sport and Exercise Psychology
The MSc Sport and Exercise Psychology will provide you with the opportunity to extend your contemporary understanding and application of sport and exercise psychology in a dynamic and supportive environment.
MSc Sport and Exercise Rehabilitation
The MSc Sport and Exercise Rehabilitation will further develop your knowledge, practical skills and expertise relating to rehabilitation in sport and exercise domains.
MSc Sport Rehabilitation and Therapy
This highly practical course will equip you with a unique set of skills within the field of sport and exercise rehabilitation and will prepare you for a rewarding career in the exciting and emerging profession of Sports Rehabilitation.