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Applied Sports Science BSc (Hons)

University of Aberdeen

Key Information

Course duration: 4 Years

Mode of study: Full time

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

Subject Ranking

Ranked 11th for Sports Science (View subject table)

  • Entry Standards
    Entry Standards

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    198
  • Graduate Prospects
    Graduate Prospects

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    56.0 / 100.0
  • Student Satisfaction
    Student Satisfaction

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    4.04 / 5.00

Applying

UCAS Course Code: C605

15 January

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Entry Requirements

Qualification Detailed advice
GCE A-level: BBB A minimum of 3 A Levels at BBB - at least 2 from science or maths subjects.To be considered for entry into Second Year, a minimum of 3 A Levels at ABB, with AB from 2 science or maths subjects (including the subject(s) nominated for Honours - an A in the subject for Single Honours or AB in the subjects for Joint Honours).Also required: GCSE at C or above in English or English Language, Mathematics and in either Chemistry, or Physics or Dual Award Science.
SQA Higher: AABB A minimum of 4 H at AABB (C at AH may substitute for B at H) obtained at a single sitting or a minimum of 5H at AAABB obtained over 2 sittings.Must achieve at least BB from two science or mathematics subjects.Standard Grades 1, 2 or 3 or Int 2, or National 5 at grades A, B or C in English, Mathematics and in either Chemistry or Physics.
SQA Advanced Higher: ABB For Second Year entry a minimum of 3 AH at ABB, a minimum of two must be Science or Maths subjects (including the subject(s) nominated for Honours).Standard Grades 1, 2 or 3 or Int 2, or National 5 at grades A, B or C in English, Mathematics and in either Chemistry or Physics.

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Fees

Home students: £9,250 per year
EU students: £1,820 per year
Overseas students: £19,300 per year

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The Course

Summary

Applied Sports Science integrates laboratory-based science learning with practical field-based experience. The programme has been designed for students with interests in the science of sport and the application of this science discipline to real life sport development and sports career destinations.

The degree programme is designed to provide students with the experience of working with athletes and sports teams to deliver sport science support in maximising performance, training practice and competition preparation. These goals are achieved by the application of the theoretical principles of Physiology, Biomechanics, Nutrition and Psychology that underpin sports preparation, performance and recovery.

The BSc in Applied Sports Science will prepare you for a career in the sport, exercise or health industries. The programme also offers flexibility to elite and competitive athletes who want to combine training and competing with studying for a sports related degree in a world class sports environment.

Start Dates

  • 2 September 2019 at Main Site

University of Aberdeen

University League Table Ranking: 28th

The University of Aberdeen was founded in 1495; five Nobel Laureates are associated with the university, and 75% of its research was recently classed as internationally excellent (REF 2014). Aberdeen is a cosmopolitan city, with first-class sport and leisure facilities, a vibrant nightlife, miles of...

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Postal Address

School of Medical Sciences
University of Aberdeen
University Office
Regent Walk King's College
Aberdeen
AB24 3FX
SCOTLAND

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