|Location||United Kingdom, Bedford campus|
|Type||Bachelor courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||3 Years|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
good results in sport science, physical education, natural science or psychology
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
Upload documents in original language and translations.
You must take verified copies of the entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
IELTS: overall score of 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each element
At least 1 reference(s) must be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
Study and be part of a world-leading research team, focusing on scientific study of sport and exercise performance, in labs offering you research opportunities and skills development rare to the UK.
First gaining a broad knowledge of the core scientific areas of sport and exercise science, you’ll use discipline leading equipment including online gas analysis machines, an environmental chamber, light gates and echocardiography, amongst others, to build your knowledge of scientific theory relating to sport and exercise performance.
The theory and skills learnt culminate in the completion of your own research project in your final year.
Introduction to Sport and Exercise Psychology
Foundations For Degree Studies
Principles of Sport and Exercise Nutrition
Anatomy and Biomechanics
Biomechanics for Sport and Exercise Science
Physiology, Nutrition And Metabolism In Sport And Exercise Science
Laboratory Testing In Exercise Physiology
Physical Activity and Health Interventions
Social Psychology of Sport
Motor Learning and Performance
Dissertation for Sport and Exercise Science or Extended Work Experience Project for Sport Science Related Courses
Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology
Physical Activity And Health
Psychology of Physical Activity
Cases In Life Span, Motor Development And Impairment
Doping in Sport, and Ergogenic Aids of Sport Performance
Sports Injuries: A Review
Endocrinology of Physical Activity
The course focuses on the scientific basis of Sport and Exercise Science, developing effective communication skills to work with various populations (teams, patients and individual athletes).
To achieve this you will engage in role-play, undertake case study investigations and reports and attend lectures delivered by experts working in the industry, so you can see how your degree course content can be translated into a real-life working environment.
In your third year you may also complete a placement providing an externally valid employability framework to apply your evolving practice. These experiences can be relied upon within interviews to provide evidence of your varied competencies.
Graduates work in roles such as Sport Scientist within Semi-Professional, Professional and Elite Sport, Strength and Conditioning Professional, Exercise Physiologist, NHS based exercise specialist (cardiac rehabilitation etc), Exercise Practitioner. Students also progress to postgraduate study and teacher training