B.Sc. Sports Science

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
  • 11200
    Tuition (Year)
    9000
    Tuition (Year)
  • English
    Language
London,
This Sports Science programme from the University of Greenwich provides educational opportunities for sports-orientated candidates. The first year provides a foundation in sports science with the focus on the development of key skills and an appropriate knowledge base for the subject area.

Description

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This Sports Science programme from the University of Greenwich provides educational opportunities for sports-orientated candidates. The first year provides a foundation in sports science with the focus on the development of key skills and an appropriate knowledge base for the subject area. You will study a range of topics and also engage in a variety of practical activities that support, integrate and develop theoretical and skills-based experience.

The second year builds on the knowledge and skills developed and progresses to more advanced study. Practical classes form a significant part of the programme in the second year. Students in the final year may select options that enable them to follow their own particular interests.

The aims of the programme are:

  • To provide you with a knowledge of sports nutrition, biomechanics, anatomy, physiology and psychology as well as sports performance analysis
  • To provide you with a comprehensive practical experience relevant to working with and assessing sports participants
  • To enable you to develop the necessary professional and reflective skills through a variety of stimulating and varied learning environments that can be built on throughout your professional life
  • To enhance self reflection, critical thinking skills and independent learning.

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

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  • There is no deadline for this start date.

Dates reflect the university's timezone.

Tuition fee
  • GBP11200 per year ( International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • GBP9000 per year ( EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
Credits (ECTS) 180 ECTS
For students who will be coming to Greenwich for a full academic year, the normal course load is 120 Greenwich credits (equivalent to 60 ECTS credits).
Credits 360
For students who will be coming to Greenwich for a full academic year, the normal course load is 120 Greenwich credits (equivalent to 60 ECTS credits).
Duration full-time 36 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

Full time

Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

  • Functional Anatomy & Biomechanics 1 (15 credits)
  • Human Physiology (15 credits)
  • Physiological Basis of Sport and Exercise Performance (15 credits)
  • Research Methods 1 (30 credits)
  • Introduction to Performance Analysis (30 credits)
  • Introduction to Sport Psychology (15 credits)

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

  • Functional Anatomy & Biomechanics 2 (15 credits)
  • Sport and Exercise Physiology (15 credits)
  • Exercise Testing and Training (15 credits)
  • Research Methods 2 (30 credits)
  • Sport and Exercise Nutrition (15 credits)
  • Applied Performance Analysis (15 credits)
  • Sport & Exercise Psychology (15 credits)

Year 3

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

  • Planning for Personal and Professional Development (15 credits)
  • Independent Research Project (30 credits)

Students are required to choose 75 credits from this list of options.

  • Muscle Physiology and Training (15 credits)
  • Control and Disorders of Movement (15 credits)
  • Advanced Exercise Physiology (15 credits)
  • Applied Nutrition in Sport and Exercise (15 credits)
  • Sport Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation (15 credits)
  • Analysis and Training of Performance (15 credits)
  • Current Issues in Sport & Exercise Psychology (15 credits)
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Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

  • Functional Anatomy & Biomechanics 1 (15 credits)
  • Human Physiology (15 credits)
  • Physiological Basis of Sport and Exercise Performance (15 credits)
  • Research Methods 1 (30 credits)
  • Introduction to Performance Analysis (30 credits)
  • Introduction to Sport Psychology (15 credits)

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

  • Functional Anatomy & Biomechanics 2 (15 credits)
  • Sport and Exercise Physiology (15 credits)
  • Exercise Testing and Training (15 credits)
  • Research Methods 2 (30 credits)
  • Sport and Exercise Nutrition (15 credits)
  • Applied Performance Analysis (15 credits)
  • Sport & Exercise Psychology (15 credits)

Year 3

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

  • Work Placement Course - MS

Year 4

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

  • Planning for Personal and Professional Development (15 credits)
  • Independent Research Project (30 credits)

Students are required to choose 75 credits from this list of options.

  • Muscle Physiology and Training (15 credits)
  • Control and Disorders of Movement (15 credits)
  • Advanced Exercise Physiology (15 credits)
  • Applied Nutrition in Sport and Exercise (15 credits)
  • Sport Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation (15 credits)
  • Analysis and Training of Performance (15 credits)
  • Current Issues in Sport & Exercise Psychology (15 credits)

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Requirements

Applicants should have:

260 UCAS points

FROM two science A-levels, for example from biology, sports science, physical education, human biology, mathematics, physics (or similar)

OR BTEC National, DVCE or Advanced GNVQ grades, or equivalent qualifications will be considered

PLUS at least five GCSEs at grade C or above including English and science (or equivalent). Mathematics GSCE must be at Grade B or equivalent.

* We welcome applications from mature students.

Admission to UK universities often requires that students have completed 13 years of formal education with recognized qualifications. International students should consider taking a Pre-Bachelor to gain access to UK universities when:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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