Sport and Exercise Science with Placement MSci (Hons)

University of Bath

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    4 (Sports Science)
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    Msci (Hon)

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Course Summary

Develop your knowledge of biomechanics, physiology and psychology. You will understand how humans function in sport, physical activity and health environments.This degree has three core strands running throughout the course:Biomechanics will explore how humans create and control movement including athletes’ techniquePhysiology will cover the structure, function, regulation and performance of bodily systemsPsychology will examine the role of thoughts, feelings and behaviours in sport and exercise settingsThrough these core disciplines you will apply your knowledge to sports performance and exercise participation and understand the relevance of sport and exercise science to current practice.Along with the core study of biomechanics, physiology and psychology, examples of other topics you will cover include:biochemistrymotor controlnutrition and metabolismresearch methodssports medicinestrength and conditioningUndergraduate mastersA Master in Science (MSci) degree is an integrated undergraduate degree. This degree provides you with an opportunity to deepen and advance your knowledge, while gaining a master’s level qualification. It will help put you ahead of other graduates in the competitive job market. Our innovative and stimulating curriculum builds seamlessly on your prior learning and ensures an integrated transition through master’s level.

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  • A level
  • Scottish Advanced Higher
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • Pearson BTEC Extended Diploma (QCF)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Access to HE Diploma
  • Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal

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AAA or A*AB in three A levels including A in one science or mathematics subject.We can consider you if you study both Physical Education and Psychology in place of a science or mathematics subject. If you are taking a GCE A level in a science subject, you will need to pass any separate science practical endorsement.Alternate offer: AAB in three A levels including A in one science or mathematics subject plus one of:grade A in an EPQ,grade B in the Welsh Baccalaureate Challenge Certificate,grade B in a Core Mathematics qualification,grade B in AS level Mathematics or Statistics.If you receive an offer for this course and are studying one of these qualifications you will be given both the typical and alternative offer. We can consider you if you study both Psychology and Physical Education in place of a science or mathematics subject. If you are taking a GCE A level in a science subject, you will need to pass any separate science practical endorsement.

Tuition Fees

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Tuition fee for the academic year 2020/21: £9,250. £1,850 for Paid non-Erasmus work or Unpaid non-Erasmus work; £1,385 for Erasmus study or work Or Non-Erasmus study.

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The University of Bath received its Royal Charter in 1966. The Claverton Campus is 1 mile from the centre of the beautiful City of Bath, a World Heritage Site. International (non-UK) students account for a third of the student body and represent over 100 nationalities.


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