BSc (Hons) Clinical Exercise and Rehabilitation Science*

*Subject to validation. You can still apply while it is being approved.

Course overview

*This course is subject to validation. You can still apply for this course via UCAS while it is being approved.

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Transform health and recovery through exercise and physical activity interventions

Be at the forefront of transforming health and recovery, using evidence-based exercise and physical activity interventions and recovery strategies, enabling you to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of communities.

If you’re looking to make an impact on health, wellbeing, injury recovery and sports rehabilitation, our modern, professionally underpinned course could be for you. Supported by the internationally recognised anatomy and pathophysiology expertise here at AECC University College, you’ll develop the skills required of exercise science and rehabilitation practitioners, combining an evidence-based approach to injury rehabilitation, mobility, sports performance, disease management and behaviour change. You will focus on course elements such as the implementation of exercise and physical activity interventions to enhance health across diverse communities, with varying physical capacities and diseases.

Within this emerging and cutting-edge subject area, you will gain real-world experience through a range of placement opportunities; learning how to plan and instrument effective public health interventions, and once you’ve graduated, there is the option of continuing to become a BASES Accredited Sport and Exercise Scientist or BASES Accredited Exercise Professional.

We welcome your application if you have a passion for applied science. We want to hear from students who are motivated to help and make a difference to the lives of people. Successful applicants will have a passion for both rehabilitation and disease prevention through the application of exercise interventions.

Thinking about where this course could take you? Career prospects are numerous in this growing field, with opportunities including: Working for private health providers, GP exercise referral programmes, injury rehabilitation services, NHS and private hospitals, and exercise rehabilitation clinics. Secondary occupations include: the fitness industry, sports rehabilitation, further education, higher education, research and private practice.

Sounds like this could be for you? Book onto one of our open days and experience the campus for yourself or request our prospectus. With exciting opportunities around the corner, the future is in your hands.

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Key Information

Course title:
BSc (Hons) Clinical Exercise and Rehabilitation Science
UCAS Code:
C608
Qualification:
BSc (Hons) Clinical Exercise and Rehabilitation Science
Duration:
3 years
Study mode:
Full-time
Typical offer:
UCAS Tariff points 120
AECC University College

Course leader

Micah Atkinson

M.Tech (Chiro) PGCert DC - Lecturer (Clinical Sciences)

Micah is currently Course Leader for BSc (Hons) Clinical Exercise and Rehabilitation Science* at the AECC University College and Chiropractic and Unit Lead for Clinical Management 201. He is also currently completing a PG.Cert in Medical Education through Dundee University.


Course details

Looking for course details and structure? You’re in the right place. During your degree you’ll not only have access to our wide range of teaching facilities but our world-class academic staff too. All students have the opportunity to get experience in a range of places including AECC’s teaching clinic, make use of our specialised clinical imaging facilities, and come face to face with real human anatomy at our dedicated prosection facility.

You can expect to spend around 15-20 hours a week in lectures and classes in the first 3 years. With the majority of students also spending around a further 15-20 hours a week on self-directed study.

Unit breakdown

Within this emerging and cutting-edge subject area, you will gain real-world experience through a range of placement opportunities.

Entry Requirements

How do I apply?

You can apply through the UCAS system. Use institution code A65 and the course code C608.

If you’re applying from the UK or Ireland

It depends on your qualification. Take a look below to see what we’ll accept. You’ll need GCSE Mathematics grade C and GCSE English Language grade C (or acceptable equivalents). If you’re studying a qualification that’s not on the list, don’t worry - give us a call or drop us an email to talk about it.

A-levels: You'll need to achieve grades of BBB or above to include one of; Biology/Human Biology/Physical Education. General Studies will not be considered.

BTEC Extended Diploma: You’ll need to achieve grades of Distinction Merit Merit or above in a relevant Extended Diploma for example; Sports Science, Sports Coaching and Fitness, Applied Science.

Access to HE Diploma: You'll need to achieve a total of 120 UCAS points in a relevant Access to HE Diploma for example; Sports Science.

International Baccalaureate: You’ll need a final overall grade of 32 points or higher to include either Biology or Physical Education at Higher Level.

Scottish Highers/Advanced Highers: You'll need grades BBBBB or above in 5 Higher/Advanced Higher subjects to include either Biology or Human Biology.

Irish Leaving Certificate: You'll need grades H3,H3,H3,H3,H3 from 5 subjects at Higher Level to include either Biology or Human Biology

Please note that applicants must hold 5 GCSEs A*-C including Maths and English, or equivalent (reformed GCSEs grade 4 or above) to be considered for the programme.

For further information about our entry requirements please visit our BSc Clinical Exercise and Rehabilitation Science page on UCAS.  If you have any questions please contact us via admissions@aecc.ac.uk 

 

If you’re applying from outside of the UK

For those of you coming from outside the UK, take a look at our handy qualification tool to see what we accept. If you’re studying a qualification that’s not on the list, don’t worry - give us a call or send us an email to talk about your options. We’ll also need scanned copies of all transcripts and certificates listed on your UCAS application. If these are not in English, we’ll need a verified translation as well as the originals. You can send all of these to our Admissions team after you’ve submitted your UCAS application.

If your country is not appearing on this list, head over to our list of all International entry requirements for the BSc (Hons) Clinical Exercise and Rehabilitation Science *
View more International Entry Requirements here  


Course Fees

There are a lot of things to consider when applying to university, including course fees. Take a look at the current course fees for the BSc Clinical Exercise Rehabilitation Science (2018/2019) entry.

  • Home/EU: £9,250 per annum
  • Home/EU - ELQ students : £13,900 per annum. You are classed as an ELQ student if you have previously completed a Masters (NQF level 7) or higher qualification before enrolment.
  • Channel Islands and Isle of Man: £9,250 per annum
  • Overseas/EEA: £13,900 per annum

Bear in mind that the fees currently advertised by AECC University College are for the first year of the programme only. We advise to budget for an increase of up to 5% for each following year. All increased fees will be posted to AECC University College's student website, so don’t worry if you forget.

For UK/EU Students with a previous Master's degree (ELQ students) and overseas students, fees after your 1st year should not increase by more than RPI + 1% (UK Retail price index - RPI)

 

If you’re planning on applying for the tuition fee loan then make a note in your diary - to get the maximum loan of £9,250 for the 2018/19 academic year, make sure your Student Finance application is completed by the end of May 2018. You can complete your applications from March 2018, so there’s time. Click here to find out more information about assistance with finances.

AECC University College's Student Agreement contains more detailed information about all expected additional costs.