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This course develops hands-on practical skills as well as academic rigour. During the first year, you’ll be introduced to sport and exercise related psychology, physiology, anatomy, coaching and motor skills. You’ll also be encouraged and supported to obtain National Governing Body Coaching Awards, opening up great opportunities when you graduate.
We have developed an effective approach to your course of study, blending face-to-face and online teaching. Sport and Exercise Sciences skills will continue to be taught and practiced in our outstanding Darwin Building laboratories and CitySpace facility. This approach will ensure you develop your practical skills on campus, while theoretical underpinning will be taught online using conference technology (Big Blue Button and Microsoft Teams). We will identify sessions to be completed on campus to allow you to develop your practical skills alongside your peers.
If you have any questions before commencing your studies, please contact your programme leader:
Our teaching methods are designed to develop both your knowledge and also skills that enhance employability. Methods include small group work, practical activities, workshops, lectures, tutorials, computer-based learning, presentations and independent learning.
There are also on-going assessments for feedback and consolidating your learning. Assessment methods include essays, reports, practical work and presentations.
Some modules have prerequisites. Read more about what this means in our Help and Advice article.
Our typical offer is:
|High School Diploma along with one of the following at the required grade: SAT I and SAT II, ACT or Advanced Placement||GPA 3.0 or above and: Sat score of 1100/1600 from SATs AP (Grades 3+ in at least 2 subjects) ACT (score of 26+)|
If your qualification is not listed above, please contact the Student Administration team at firstname.lastname@example.org for further advice.
If you are offered a place on this course, you must have a Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check before it commences. The University will cover the cost of the check and will send you relevant information on how to complete this.
If you don't meet our standard entry requirements, we also offer this course with an Integrated Foundation Year.
If English is not your first language, please see our English language requirements.
The annual fee for this course is:
Learn more about settled status, pre-settled status, special discounts, visa requirements and Common Travel Area (CTA) agreements for the Republic of Ireland applicants in our Help and Advice article.
Take a look at the Your Finances section to find out about the scholarships and bursaries that may be available to you.
This information was correct at the time of publication.
Potential employers for graduates of this course include national sports associations, sports and leisure companies, recreation services, local authorities, health bodies including the NHS, schools and colleges.
During the course, you will be encouraged and supported to obtain National Governing Body Coaching Awards to support future development in the area. This will allow you to develop the skills required to become an effective coach across a range of activities.
We are working towards reaccreditation from the professional development body for the Sport and Physical activity sector in the UK, to award vocational qualifications (related to the health and fitness industry) to students who successfully complete specific modules and additional assessments.
Job roles include the following (some require further training):
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