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Sport and Exercise Science BSc (Hons)

Coventry University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Preparing you for a variety of graduate level careers in industry, professional sport, health and education, this degree aims to provide you with a strong scientific understanding of human physiology, psychology, anatomy, biomechanics and biochemistry.Based in the state-of-the-art Alison Gingell Building, you can take full advantage of our cutting-edge facilities, including indoor running track and extensive exercise science laboratories.You’ll be taught by staff with a broad range of academic and professional experience, many of whom have worked with a range of health initiatives, professional athletes and clubs. We also work closely with a range of National Health Service (NHS) clinical services, such as cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation and local authority healthy living initiatives.Our strong employer links include local professional sports teams and National Health Service (NHS) clinical services, such as cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation and local authority healthy living initiatives, which increases your employment opportunities.We recognise that to be an effective sport and exercise scientist, you first need to be an effective communicator. Alongside an appreciation of the physiological, psychological and biomechanical factors influencing human performance, our course will help you develop effective listening, verbal and non-verbal communications skills through first-hand experience of situations directly related to applied sport and exercise science.This is a hands-on course with a range of approaches to teaching including problem-based learning, case studies and laboratory classes, which blend scientific rigour with practical and professional experience and knowledge. We aim to develop your expertise and practical ability to prescribe exercise programmes, then evaluate and monitor their effectiveness on the human body.  **Key Course Benefits***Expert guest lecturers, which in the past included public health, obesity and sport performance. *Field trips, which in the past have included visits to the University Hospital Coventry and Warwick metabolic lab (additional costs may apply).*Learn about the latest issues relating to the theory and practice of sport and exercise science through case studies and exposure to the applied environment. We have experts in sport and exercise psychology, physiology, exercise and health, strength and conditioning, biomechanics and nutrition, many conducting ongoing research and consultancy. *Strong track record for graduate employability - 95% of graduates from this course in work or continuing their studies six months after graduation (DLHE 2016/17). *Access to industry-standard software, including those for assessing dietary analysis and energy expenditure and specialist equipment, including fat suits, an environmental chamber and a range of ergometers and metabolic carts. *Endorsed by and meets the level of understanding and competencies required by the British Association for Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES), the sector’s leading professional body, enabling you to apply for accreditation following a period of supervised experience as a sport and exercise scientist.

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

Coventry University

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  • Campus address

    Coventry University, Priory Street, Coventry, Warwickshire, CV1 5FB, England

Typically more than 13,000 non-UK students study at the university's UK campuses each year, with over 18,000 more studying in partner institutions worldwide.
A variety of pre-sessional English courses are available to help students prepare before starting their course. Additional costs apply.
PhD and MRes students can apply for financial support towards a project or placement via the international experience scheme (subject to availability).

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    17th out of 84 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    149 74%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%



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