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BSc Sport and Exercise Science (Foundation Entry Route Available)

Burnley College

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Course options

  • Qualification

    BSc - Bachelor of Science

  • Location

    Burnley College

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 years

Course summary

About this course
On this course you will explore the factors limiting sports performance, and develop strategies to overcome these limitations and breakthrough performance plateaus. The best Sport and Exercise Scientists have learnt that this is only half the battle; to be successful you need to master the art of providing feedback, support and advice in a way that is beneficial and easy to understand for athletes and coaches. These skills are developed with experience and this programme will help you become a reflective practitioner. You will study key modules in sports nutrition and performance analysis, as well as biomechanics and kinesiology. The broad range of areas you will cover ensures you get a taste of all areas of the sports science field gaining a thorough understanding along the way. Throughout the degree programme you will benefit from a variety of guest lectures from industry practitioners, field trips and have the chance to attend sport and exercise science conferences. Our Lecturers have a strong background in professional sports, with the experience, knowledge and industry contacts to help you succeed.

Awarded By
This course is awarded by Buckinghamshire New University

Progression & Careers
When you finish this course you will have acquired the skills necessary to work in the fitness industry, health promotion and exercise referral initiatives. Graduates will also be well suited to careers in sports development and personal training. You may choose to go into sports science support for individual athletes or teams delivering fitness testing, strength and conditioning programmes. Additionally, you will be able to take on a range of professional and postgraduate qualifications such as a PGCE. Throughout your time with us, we will support you on the route to your chosen career. We will help you to develop crucial skills, encouraging you to become enterprising, employable and a good leader.

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A minimum of two full A Levels (or equivalent) is required,


University information

Burnley College

  • Campus address

    Burnley College, Princess Way, Burnley, Lancashire, BB12 0AN, England

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