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Sport Science (Intercalated)

Bangor University
Program overview
1 year
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
Start dates
September 2022

September 2023

September 2024

About this program

Sport Science (intercalated)

Elite athletes are taking an increasingly scientific approach in search of precious marginal gains. Recreational exercisers and patients living with disease are turning to science too, using sport science techniques to better manage their health and wellbeing, rehabilitation and physical activity. This modern, hands-on, research-led one year intercalated degree will equip the medical student with a critical understanding of the science of human function, providing the skills and experience needed to develop innovative psychological and physiological interventions to promote sport performance, exercise and health.

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Admission requirements

This degree is aimed at medical students who have successfully completed the requisite number of years in Medical School and wish to gain a BSc to specialise or gain experience in the field of Sport Science.

Specific criteria are set between your Medical School and Bangor University. Please refer to your Medical School for further details.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.

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Program content

Year 3

Compulsory Modules

Semester 1

  • Research Skills for Medics
  • Dissertation

Optional Modules

  • Stress & Performance
  • Research in Psychological Skil
  • Personality & Ind Diffs
  • App Sport Sci of Elite Perf
  • Environmental Physiology
  • Disability Sport & Rehab
  • Skill Acquisition
  • Biochemistry of Exercise
  • Outdoor Adventure Therapy
  • Performance Psychology
  • Performance Physio
  • Sports Injury Rehabilitation
  • Psych of Injury & Rehab
  • Effective Coach Practice
  • Psychology of Effective Coachi

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.


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Career paths

Our BSc (Hons) Sport Science intercalated degree will equip the medical student with the necessary skills to apply their medical training to specific situations within the sport and exercise sector. For example, graduates may work in sports medicine, exercise rehabilitation, education (of patients, athletes and other medical professionals), or research (e.g., progress to PhD / Research Fellow careers). Development of transferable skills will ensure the student is better equipped to use evidence-based practice in their general medical practice.

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Bangor University

Want something different? Well you have come to the right place. Bangor University is a historic University located between the mountains of the Snowdonia National Park, the wonderful Irish Sea coastline, and the awe-inspiring Isle of Anglesey. What makes Bangor...

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Why study at Bangor University

A top 10 university

The Complete University Guide 2021 results place Bangor amongst the UK’s top 10 universities for student satisfaction (excluding specialist institutions). This reflects the University’s focus on overall student experience.

Wide range of courses

We offer hundreds of courses across the arts and the sciences. We pride ourselves on the quality of our teaching and our courses and lecturers have been rated in the top 10 in the country.

World class teaching & research

Study at a world-class university, which is recognised for the quality of teaching and research. Bangor University is in the top 40 in the UK for research according to the Research Excellence Framework 2014.

Work experience and placements

We offer a variety of options to gain valuable employability skills, which includes supporting you in work placements and internships that you may wish to undertake.

Guaranteed accommodation

We guarantee accommodation for first-year students who apply by the deadline and select us as their Firm Choice. Our accommodation was rated Top 15 in the UK at the What Uni Student Choice Awards 2020.

Free membership of all clubs and societies

Take advantage of the Bangor Student Experience with free membership of student clubs and societies. There are over 150 different ones to choose from, so you can try something new, get involved with sports, meet new friends and get out and explore the local area.

UNRIVALlED location

Choose to study in one of the best places in the UK to be a student. Bangor’s location – close to the mountains and the sea – has been described as ‘the best university setting in the UK’.

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Bangor University

Bangor University
LL57 2DG Bangor Gwynedd
United Kingdom

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