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Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences BSc (Hons)

University of Birmingham

Key Information

Course duration: 3 Years

Mode of study: Full time

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

Subject Ranking

Ranked 8th for Sports Science (View subject table)

  • Entry Standards
    Entry Standards

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    153
  • Graduate Prospects
    Graduate Prospects

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    84.0 / 100.0
  • Student Satisfaction
    Student Satisfaction

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    4.07 / 5.00

Applying

UCAS Course Code: BC17

15 January

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Entry Requirements

Qualification Detailed advice
GCE A-level: AAA–ABB A level requirements dependent on the number of science subjects° being offered. GCSE Mathematics, English and a science at a minimum of grade 4/C. °Science subjects: Biology/Human Biology, Chemistry, Economics, Geography, Maths, PE/Sports Studies, Psychology, Physics, Statistics, Geology. Some offers of ABB will be made to those applicants with multiple A levels from the preferred list and an exceptional supporting statement. Specified subjects excluded for entry: Applied Science, Citizenship Studies, Communication and Culture, Critical Studies, Critical Thinking, General Studies, Global Perspectives, Moving Image Arts, Science in Society, Use of Maths and World Development.

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Fees

Home students: £9,250 per year
EU students: £9,250 per year
Overseas students: £18,360 per year

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The Course

Summary

This programme will suit you, if you are interested in studying sport, exercise and physical activity on a science based. Throughout the course you will be engaged in practical sessions to develop your laboratory skills. The lab sessions complement lectures and seminars and provide a firm grounding in scientific method. As you move through the programme there are options to specialise in different areas of study. As a Birmingham student you will be taught by leading academics in their subjects. We are passionate about sharing our knowledge and expertise with you; you will become part of the School’s academic community which includes professors, lecturers, visiting experts, postgraduate students and researchers. From the outset you will be encouraged to become an independent and self-motivated learner. Learning will range from scheduled teaching in lectures and small group tutorials to self-study and peer group learning.

Preparation for your career should be one of the first things you think about as you start university. Whether you have a clear idea of where your future aspirations lie or want to consider the broad range of opportunities available once you have a Birmingham degree, our Careers Network can help you. Our past students have gone on to diverse and exciting careers including: coaching/sports development; personal training; PE teaching; physiotherapy; the police force and scientific research in academia and industry. A proportion of students choose to pursue further study (e.g., MSc in Sports Nutrition, MSc in Sport and Exercise Psychology, MSc in Human and Applied Physiology, PGCE secondary PE).

Start Dates

  • 30 September 2019 at Main Site

University of Birmingham

University League Table Ranking: 15th

The University of Birmingham has been leading the way as a global university since 1900; it was the first civic university to allow students from every background to study at its beautiful, leafy green campus. A member of the Russell Group of Universities, this research-intensive institution has world-leading...

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Postal Address

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences
University of Birmingham
Academic and Student Division
Birmingham
B15 2TT
ENGLAND

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