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BASES endorsed course

BSc (Hons) Sport Science

Please note: This course is no longer available on UCAS, you will need to apply for the BSc (Hons) Sport, Exercise and Health Science and then during your studies choose Elite Sport (Sport Science) as an optional unit.

Course overview

Please note: This BSc (Hons) Sport Science course is no longer on UCAS and will be removed from the website on the 30th November after our next Open Day, to assist communications with potential applicants attending.

Following applicant feedback we have combined this course and BSc (Hons) Health and Exercise Science into BSc (Hons) Sport, Exercise and Health Science course, so you can choose one course, and then choose optional units allowing a greater focus on elite sport (sport science), health and wellbeing (exercise and health science), or sport and exercise science. This allows you to tailor the course in line with interests. For more details on this change please read: Personalising your degree

Make your mark by maximising sports performance on this British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES) endorsed course.

Apply contemporary sport science theory and innovative research, whilst following a specific and scientific sport-focused course that covers the disciplines of sport psychology, sport physiology, sport biomechanics, motor learning, and research methods. You will get to grips with critically evaluating and engaging with the latest sports research related to performance and use this knowledge to develop an evidence-based approach to your practice. Use your new skills to actively initiate and conduct scientific projects linked to individuals, teams, and agencies from across the wide spectrum of the sports performance world.

Meet and study with like-minded, enthusiastic people who all share a passion for sport in our perfect coastal location. With access to state-of-the-art facilities, labs and equipment, you will immediately know you’re in the right place to progress your interest in sport performance and elite/professional sports. There is also the opportunity to gain experience in our on-site Sport Performance Centre.

Careers and Opportunities 

Once you have graduated from this course you will be well placed to seek employment in sport science avenues such as;

  • Sport and exercise science support
  • Performance sport support
  • Working in high performance environments
  • Coaching
  • Teaching
  • Research
  • Fitness industry
  • Sport and exercise scientist (e.g., physiologist, biomechanist, strength and conditioner, nutritionist.)
  • Performance lifestyle adviser

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Key Information

Course title:
Sport Science
Qualification:
BSc (Hons)
Duration:
3 years
Study mode:
Full-time
Typical offer:
UCAS Tariff points 120
AECC University College

Course leader

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Phillip Heritage

MSc, PGCert, BSc (hons), CSi, FHEA - Lecturer

Phill is currently a lecturer in sport and exercise physiology. He is the coordinator of the University College’s on-site Sport Performance Centre working with UK and overseas coaches, athletes and support staff.

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Course details

Combine theory and practical from the outset, with integrated teaching and assessments that support your learning outcomes and skill development. All units will develop an independent learning culture and provide you with a learning experience to push you, drive you to your goals, all whilst supported by our fantastic academic team and professional services staff.

You will develop critical thinking and possess the knowledge, understanding and skills to address current issues within the sport science domains, and therefore will be well equipped to consider future matters and problems.

We welcome your application if you are passionate about applied science and making a difference to the health of our population.

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How you're assessed

You’ll be assessed through a combination of:

• Examination
• Coursework
• Presentations
• Group work
• Portfolio
• Practical Assessments and Presentation

Unit breakdown

"Make your mark by maximising sport performance"

Course Fees

2020/21 Fees

UK/EU/Channel Islands and Isle of Man Students - £9,250.00 per annum

International students - £14,523.00 per annum

Please note: These fees are annual and may increase in line with inflation each year subject to the Governments review of Higher Education Funding.

Additional course costs

Your tuition fees will cover the cost of all mandatory elements of your course.  There are additional course related costs are not included in the tuition fees. So you will need to budget for them when you plan your spending.  

For further fees guidance for all students at AECC University College whether full time or part time please refer to our Tuition fees policy.

 

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Additional Costs

Fees and funding

Scholarships and Bursaries

Student finance resources

Note: For students to be eligible for funding from Student Finance England, they must be studying on an eligible course at a provider registered with the Office for Students (OfS). AECC University College is registered with the OfS. You can view the register here and search for our AECC University College.


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