School of Science, University of Greenwich, London/ United Kingdom

B.Sc. Sports Science

This programme 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

This programme 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.
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Detailed Course Facts

Tuition fee
  • GBP 9000 Year (EEA)
  • GBP 10350 Year (Non-EEA)
Start date September  2015
Duration full-time 36  months
Languages Take an IELTS test
  • English
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time

Course Content

Year 1

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

Year 2

  • Sport and Exercise Nutrition (15 credits)
  • Sport and Exercise Physiology (15 credits)
  • Exercise Testing and Training (15 credits)
  • Applied Performance Analysis (15 credits)
  • Functional Anatomy and Biomechanics 2 (15 credits)
  • Sport and Exercise Psychology 1 (15 credits)
  • Research Methods 2 (30 credits)

Optional Sandwich Year (Work Placement)

Final Year

  • Final Year Project (30 credits)
  • Planning for Personal and Professional Development (15 credits)
  • Five 15-credit options from: Applied Sport and Exercise Nutrition; Muscle Physiology and Training; Control and Disorders of Movement; Advanced Sports Physiology; Current Issues in Sport & Exercise Psychology; Analysis and Training of Performance; Sport Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation (75 credits)

English Language Requirements

To study at this university, you have to speak English. We advice you to

take an IELTS test.
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Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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