The British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences

Undergraduate Students

Undergraduate Courses

Undergraduate sport and exercise science courses are listed on the BASES Course Finder. To help you choose a course BASES has developed a guide to what to look for in a sport and exercise science degree.

BASES Annual Student Conference

All sport and exercise science students are encouraged to attend the annual BASES Student Conference.
The student conference provides a friendly atmosphere in which to present your research, meet fellow sport and exercise science students, talk to those who are more established in the field and socialise.

Honorary Fellows Dissertation Award

Each year, BASES invites the submission of research reports based on undergraduate dissertations for consideration in its annual undergraduate award scheme. The competition is open to all UK based final year sport and exercise science students and the winner of the Honorary Fellows Dissertation Award is invited to attend and present their work at the BASES Student Conference the following year.

Useful Undergraduate Websites
American College of Sports Medicine - ACSM advances and integrates scientific research to provide educational and practical applications of exercise science and sports medicine.
BASES studentships - lists studentships in sport and exercise sciences.
The British Psychological Society – provides useful information on psychology.
The Association for Physical Education
Department for Education and Skills – provides information for students in England and Wales who want to go into Higher Education.
English Institute of Sport - this website provides information on EIS news and activities, jobs and recent research.
Gatorade Sports Science Institute – this website provides many articles and papers on a range of sport science topics. It is useful for coursework and extra reading on key topics.
Lucozade Sports Science Academy – this website aims to provide an overview of sports nutrition, in particularly carbohydrate nutrition. It provides articles and reviews as well as useful sport science tools and charts.
The Nutrition Society – provides news, updates and job vacancies in nutrition.
The Sports Institute of Northern Ireland – provides news, jobs and publications within Irish Sport.
The Scottish Institute of Sport - provides news, jobs and publications within Scottish Sport.
A bibliographic database for sport, fitness and sports medicine.
A peer reviewed site for sports research. This site provides articles on all aspects of sports science, coaching, statistics and other sports related topics.
The American Physiological Society – provides information including careers advice on physiology. 
Bright Knowledge is the essential guide to careers,education and student life
Counselling Directory is a confidential service that encourages those in distress to seek help. The directory contains information on many different types of distress, as well as articles, news, and events. To ensure the professionalism of our website, all counsellors have provided us with qualifications and insurance cover or proof of membership with a professional body. We have a section on Anxiety see 

Which? University is a free resource to help you decided what and where to study. The degree guides contain subject-level statistics, student reviews, A-level subject requirements and personal statement advice, as well as future graduate prospects and longer term career paths see

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BASES Sport and Performance Division Day
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Membership Benefits

Membership includes the following:

  • BASES Conferences
  • BASES Workshops
  • Sport and Exercise Scientist
  • Apply for Awards and Grants

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