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Sport and Exercise Science BSc (Hons)

Newman University

Key Information

Course duration: 3 Years

Mode of study: Full time

Qualification: Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Subject Ranking

Ranked 64th for Sports Science (View subject table)

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  • Graduate Prospects
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    63.0 / 100.0
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    4.17 / 5.00


UCAS Course Code: C601

15 January

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Entry Requirements

Qualification Detailed advice
UCAS Tariff: 112–104 112 UCAS points, to include minimum grades of CC at A Level or equivalent (e.g. MM at BTEC Diploma) or 104 UCAS points from a maximum of 3 A Levels.

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Home students: £9,250 per year
EU students: £9,250 per year

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The Course


The sports, health and fitness industry offers a variety of different employment opportunities for sport and exercise science graduates. Growth areas in this field include roles supporting athletes, clubs and sport governing bodies. On this course you will be given the opportunity to examine practical, professional and theoretical elements that influence sports and exercise performance, participation and health. You will also explore how sport and exercise science can help improve the performance of athletes and sports teams, and assist individuals in improving their health and well-being. You will be learning about how the very best practitioners improve sporting performance and how they are able to make  life changing interventions for those suffering from obesity and other poor health related conditions. This course will give you the opportunity to become a well-equipped professional and will help develop the knowledge and skills for work or further study in this area. You will be taught through a combination of lectures, workshops, seminars and practical sessions. Assessment is by a combination of written examinations, presentations, assessed coursework and practical tests. The coursework may include a working portfolio, laboratory manuals, reports and essays. As a Newman Sports Science graduate, you will be well-equipped for a wide range of careers in sports science, coaching and related areas, including positions supporting elite athletes and teams. You could also be making a difference to real everyday lives by providing interventions for the sedentary, obese, elderly and ill. You will be well-prepared to continue your studies at postgraduate level to obtain higher degrees and acquire further specialist skills.

Start Dates

  • September 2018 at Newman

Newman University

University League Table Ranking: 113th

Newman University is situated in the south of Birmingham, 8 miles from the city centre. A truly distinctive university, Newman believes that education is about developing the whole person and nurturing independent and critical thinking.

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Postal Address

PE and Sports Studies
Newman University
Genners Lane
Bartley Green
B32 3NT

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