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Sport and Exercise Science BSc (Hons)

Anglia Ruskin University

Key Information

Course duration: 3 Years

Mode of study: Full time

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

Subject Ranking

Ranked 69th for Sports Science (View subject table)

  • Entry Standards
    Entry Standards

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    115
  • Graduate Prospects
    Graduate Prospects

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    62.0 / 100.0
  • Student Satisfaction
    Student Satisfaction

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    4.42 / 5.00

Applying

UCAS Course Code: C600

15 January

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Entry Requirements

Qualification Detailed advice
UCAS Tariff: 104 from a minimum of 2 A Levels (or equivalent), including a pass in Psychology, Physical Education, Sports Studies or a Science subject.

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Fees

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

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The Course

Summary

No major athlete or team is complete without a sports scientist on their staff. Our course trains you to work in this fast-moving field – and there’s financial support for promising athletes. You’ll work with professional athletes to understand and apply the four key disciplines of sports science: physiology, psychology, biomechanics and nutrition.Sports science uses scientific principles and techniques to help improve the performance of athletes. It’s applied at all levels, from grassroots to elite level performance.Professional sports scientists make a significant contribution to the success of athletes and teams across an array of sports at national and international level. They also provide education on the benefits of exercise to people’s general health and wellbeing. Our course gives you the skills you need to work at the top level. You’ll explore the nature of human performance from health through to athletic excellence; how the human machine operates when engaged in sport and exercise, and how to interpret and evaluate its responses. You’ll learn to work safely and ethically as a sports scientist.Our sport and exercise science laboratories will help you put what you’ve learnt to the test. They contain cutting-edge, industry-standard equipment – including 3D motion capture suite, high speed treadmills, metabolic carts for the assessment of cardiorespiratory responses, force plates, hydrostatic weighing tank for assessing body composition, full haematology suite, an array of cycle and rowing ergometers, GPS systems for field work and eye-tracking glasses. You’ll also have access at any time to a wide range of sports science software packages.

Start Dates

  • 16 September 2019 at Cambridge Campus

Anglia Ruskin University

University League Table Ranking: 116th

While the university's roots date back to 1858, when John Ruskin opened the Cambridge School of Art, Anglia Ruskin focuses on student's futures. Anglia Ruskin is located in 3 vibrant cities – Cambridge, Chelmsford and Peterborough – with opportunities to study and work in partnership elsewhere, too....

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Postal Address

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CB1 1PT
ENGLAND

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