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Sport and Exercise Science with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

Sheffield Hallam University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Please note that the information provided relates to the current academic year and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University.Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information.**Course summary*** Prepare for the degree with an extra foundation year at the start.* Gain knowledge and understanding of how scientific methods can be used in sport, exercise, and health.* Explore a range of sport and exercise science theories and concepts.* Develop important laboratory skills in physiology, psychology and biomechanics.Work with well-known sporting organisations and examine how the disciplines of scientific research can be used to improve the performance of athletes. You explore how important physical activity and exercise are for a healthy lifestyle in different populations. Performance analysis, strength and conditioning are all areas with growing career opportunities.**How you learn**All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.The course is suitable if you don't meet the entry requirements for our BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science course, or you want extra preparation before starting degree-level study. You share the first year with other sport foundation students, then move on to the degree.The course is specifically designed to equip you with the knowledge, skills and attributes required for a professional career within sport or the wider employment sector.You learn through* lectures* seminars* tutorials* project supervision* demonstration* practical classes and workshops* workshop or studio time* field trips* external visits* In the foundation year, you build your Sport and Exercise Science interest and knowledge alongside developing your academic skills. You receive face-to-face feedback regularly during your modules in order to prepare you for the completion of your assignments. This will be via tasks set for you to undertake in the module seminars or in your independent study time.**Applied learning****Work placements**You will have the opportunity to arrange a year-long work placement in between your third and fourth years. This gives you a real-world experience to prepare you for your future career. Previous students have worked as strength and conditioning coaches, applied sports scientists, cardiac rehabilitation assistants, physical activity referral specialists and as a performance analyst for a professional sports team. Many of our students choose to complete their placement aboard at a range of sporting organisations around the world.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,415per year

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

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UCAS Points : 64

This must include at least 24 (Grade D) from one A level or equivalent BTEC National qualifications. For example:DDE at A Level.MPP in BTEC Extended Diploma.A combination of qualifications, which may include AS levels and EPQ.

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University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    67th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Home to a globally diverse student community from 100 countries, Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan, and Malaysia.
Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities collaborate on a range of research and teaching projects and study exchange programmes.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working, or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    45th out of 85 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    123 56%

    43rd

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66.0 66%

    40th

    3
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.17 83%

    43rd

    9

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