Sport and Exercise Science explores how the human body performs under different levels of pressure. It also covers the broader issues at play, from wider participation in sports and exercise, to ethics, sports psychology and nutrition. This degree provides a solid core of modern and relevant learning, preparing you for a fulfilling career in Sport and Exercise Science, whatever your chosen speciality.
There is the option to spend a YEAR STUDYING ABROAD at a partner university to enrich your degree, giving a valuable cultural experience which can broaden your horizons when seeking employment. As you progress, your developing interests and abilities will combine with hands-on experience of advanced equipment, establishing skills which are vital to securing employment.
Graduates of Sport and Exercise Science at Swansea are set on course for a range of stimulating opportunities. Your future could lie in any of the following roles Sports and Performance Scientist, Strength and Conditioning Practitioner, Cardiac Physiologist, Performance Analyst, Health Promotion Officer and Public Health Scientist.
- A level
- Extended Project
- Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)
- International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
- Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
- Access to HE Diploma
- GCSE/National 4/National 5
Grades / Points
Recommended subjects include: Maths; Biology; Physics; Chemistry; PE or Psychology. However, individual profiles will be considered on a case by case basis.
About this University
Swansea University is set on two beachfront campuses either side of Swansea's bustling city centre, offering students the perfect combination of study and seaside living. The university provides outstanding teaching, learning and positive outcomes for its students (awarded a gold rating, TEF 2018).