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BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science

University of Suffolk
Three years full-time. Five years part-time.
Bachelor's degree
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13,330 GBP
University of Suffolk

Program description

BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science

The course is made up of the three main areas of Sport and Exercise Science: Physiology, Psychology and Biomechanics. Those three main subject areas each split into sport performance science, and clinical exercise and health science. As your course progresses, you can tailor your degree to your preferences, choosing subjects that interest you most, or will give you the best possible chance in your chosen career path.

Admission requirements

International Requirements

IELTS 6.0 overall (minimum 5.5 in all components) where English is not the students' first language.

For those applicants studying A-Level & BTEC, we require 112 UCAS points, which equates to BBC (A-Level) or DMM (BTEC). To find out more about country specific requirements please visit our web-page or send us an information request

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Program content

Year 1

  • Introduction to Sport and Exercise Physiology (Mandatory)
  • Introduction to Sport and Exercise Psychology (Mandatory)
  • Mechanics of Human Movement (Mandatory)
  • Anatomy for Sport and Exercise Science (Mandatory)
  • Science in Sport (Mandatory)
  • Motor Control and Skill Acquisition (Mandatory)

Year 2

  • Exercise Physiology (Mandatory)
  • Sport and Exercise Psychology (Mandatory)
  • Sport and Exercise Biomechanics (Mandatory)
  • Research Methods for Sport and Exercise Science (Mandatory)
  • Statistics for Sport and Exercise Science (Mandatory)
  • Energy, Nutrition and Exercise Performance (Optional)
  • Physical Activity and Exercise Behavior (Optional)

Year 3

  • Dissertation (Mandatory)
  • Sports Performance Physiology (Optional)
  • Clinical Exercise Physiology (Optional)
  • Applied Sport Psychology (Optional)
  • Applications of Exercise Psychology (Optional)
  • Ergonomics in Sport (Optional)
  • Clinical Exercise Biomechanics (Optional)
  • Applied Nutrition for Sport Performance (Optional)
  • Obesity and Energy Homeostasis (Optional)

Tuition fees

  • Full-time tuition fee: £9,250 p.a.
  • Part-time tuition fee: £1,454 per 20 credits (Please contact the Info zone for further information)
  • International tuition fee: £13,330 p.a.

Continuing studies

Our graduates have moved on to fantastic careers. Currently, in elite sport science, we have graduates working for Arsenal FC and Ipswich Town FC, and elite sport science providers in the United States of America. In clinical exercise science, other graduates work for the prestigious Papworth Hospital as clinical and exercise physiologists, and Allied Health Professionals as exercise rehabilitation specialists. Some of our graduates have successful teaching careers, in physical education, biology, chemistry and physics subjects. Your exposure to world-leading sport and exercise science facilities will ensure you and your CV are ‘career ready’.

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University of Suffolk

University of Suffolk

The University of Suffolk is a transformational university. Being one of the newest in the UK, the University of Suffolk is not restricted by tradition and embraces change, to produce graduates who can easily adapt to a changing world. Taking...

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University of Suffolk

Waterfront Building
19 Neptune Quay
IP4 1QJ Ipswich Suffolk
United Kingdom

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