BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science

Course type

Course duration
3FT/5-6 PT BSc Hons

BASES endorsed

West Midlands

Course description

This is an exciting and applied course which covers the biomechanical, physiological and psychological influences on human performance and health. You will examine how individuals respond and adapt to sport and exercise in a variety of settings, and learn how to design interventions to maximise performance and promote health for a range of people. This may include elite athletes or clinical populations such as those with obesity or cardiac rehabilitation patients.

You will also explore local, national and international public health and sport initiatives that aim to encourage a physically active population. This course is therefore ideal if you wish to work in applied settings such as professional sport, exercise referral schemes, community physical activity programmes and professional environments that promote active lifestyles and well-being.

The course has strong links to a range of employers. You will develop your theoretical understanding, practical competency, and reflective practice in the field of sport and exercise science. On completion of the course you will be equipped with the skills and knowledge to enter a wide variety of rewarding sport, exercise, and health related careers.

Course topic areas:
Sport science, Fitness, health and exercise, Exercise science, Exercise psychology, Exercise physiology, Biomechanics


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BASES stands for the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences. BASES is the professional body for sport and exercise sciences in the UK.

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