Sport and Exercise Science BSc (Hons)
Course duration: 3 Years
Mode of study: Full time
Qualification: Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
Ranked 64th for Sports Science
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UCAS Course Code: C601
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|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.|
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.
- September 2018 at Newman
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.
PE and Sports Studies
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