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Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences BSc (Hons)

University of Birmingham

Key information

Data source: UCAS & IDP CONNECT

  • UCAS Course Code

    BC17

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    13th

    2
  • Subject Ranking

    7th

    1 (Sports Science)
  • Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university.

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    154

  • Graduate Prospects

    A guide to the success of graduates on completion of their courses at the university.

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    81

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

    A guide to how satisfied students are with the quality of teaching they receive.

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    4.13

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BSc (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    28-SEP-20

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).

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

Grades / Points

ABB–AAA

Details

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.

Tuition Fees

This section explains how much you will need to pay in tuition fees to study this course at this university. Fees vary by country of residence so make sure you select which country of residence applies to you.

£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

13th

About this University

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, this research-intensive institution has world-leading academics including Nobel Prize winners, and offers over 300 programmes from business to biosciences, engineering to psychology.

Address

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Birmingham

B15 2TT

UNITED KINGDOM