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Sport and Exercise Science BSc (Hons)

University of Brighton

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Eastbourne

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This accredited course is one of the longest running sport science degrees in the UK, offering opportunities to specialise and graduate with an award that best meets your career aspirations.

With accredited laboratories and small class teaching, you'll gain expert knowledge of the effects of sport and exercise on the human body and have plenty of hands-on opportunities to improve your lab skills.

You'll work on consultancy projects, solving real problems and in your final year you can choose a period of professional experience with one of our partner sports organisations.

You'll also benefit from access to staff who are world leaders in sport research, such as Professor Yannis Pitsiladis, one of the scientists for the World Anti-Doping Agency, and Dr Gary Brickley, coach for Great Britain’s Paralympic cycling team.

Graduate Destinations

A degree in sport and exercise science will open up opportunities in sports governing bodies, health promotion, teaching, professional sport, medical sales and paramedical training. You will also be well prepared for postgraduate study and research.

Some of the roles that our graduates have secured include:

  • technical director for the English Institute of Sport
  • head of physiology for the English Institute of Sport
  • national development manager for England Netball
  • sport psychologist for British Rowing
  • Olympic sports physiologist for BBC Born to Win
  • applied physiologist for Canadian Olympic Team
  • altitude physiologist for British Athletes
  • sports physiologist for British Rowing
  • physiotherapist at Norwich City FC
  • endurance physiologist for British Athletics
  • research fellow for the Ministry of Defence
  • research fellow on Xtreme Everest Expedition
  • strength and conditioning coaches at elite teams including Arsenal FC and Leicester Tigers RFC, and the English Institute of Sport.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,604per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Brighton

  • University League Table

    112th

  • Campus address

    University of Brighton, Mithras House, Lewes Road, Brighton, Brighton & Hove, BN2 4AT, England

Employability is embedded into every course, helping students to develop transferable and personal skills.
The university is set between the sea and the South Downs National Park and has easy access to London.
International students are guaranteed a place in halls of residence.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    45th out of 84

  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    128 64%

    38th

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66 66%

    57th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    46th

    1

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