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Sport and Exercise Science with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

University of Surrey

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Stag Hill

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    5 Years

Course summary

**Foundation courses**A foundation year can develop your skills and make it easier to get started at university. It is an extra year of study at the start of your course that leads in to a full degree programme. It’s a great option if:You don’t have the grades for a full degree courseYou have non-traditional qualifications or experienceYou’re starting university after some time away from educationYou’re looking for more support during the transition into university study.**Life as a foundation year student**During a foundation year you’ll learn about your chosen subject, develop your study skills and get used to university life. On successful completion of your foundation year, you’ll be ready to progress to the first year of your degree course.As a foundation year student, you’ll be a full student of the University and part of our community. You’ll have access to all our campus facilities and support.**Why choose this course**- Study a hands-on curriculum, recognised by the British Association of Sport and Exercise Science (BASES) for providing all the skills and knowledge you need to enter the profession.- Access specialised exercise equipment at our £36 million Surrey Sports Park and our sport and exercise science laboratories, including cycle ergometers, Olympic lifting platforms, force plates, a linear position transducer, an optical measurement system, isokinetic dynamometers and a sports vision trainer (SVT) hand-eye coordination device.- Gain industry experience through our Professional Training placements, where you can work for a range of employers, including sports clubs, performance laboratories and nutrition companies.- Apply for one of our sports scholarships, designed for individuals with exceptional sporting ability, to help support your studies.- Complete nationally recognised gym instructor, personal training and exercise referral qualifications, without any extra charge.**What you will study**On this course, you’ll learn to maximise sports performance and improve general health and wellbeing through exercise. In your first year, you’ll study topics, including anatomy, biochemistry, fitness and health, physiology, kinesiology, and skill acquisition, ensuring you have a solid foundation upon which to build the rest of your degree. During your second year, you’ll apply your knowledge in a sporting context, incorporating perspectives from physiology, nutrition, psychology, biomechanics and management, with opportunity for interdisciplinary application and the development of discipline-specific practical skills.In your third year, you’ll select two optional modules, exploring topics such as advances in nutrition, biological rhythms, exercise referrals and prescriptions, and human movement and rehabilitation. You’ll also complete a research project, bringing together all the practical, analytical, and presentation skills you’ve developed. Current students are investigating topics like ‘The effect of New Zealand blackcurrant extracts on running performance’.

Application deadline

15 January

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University of Surrey

  • University League Table

    35th

  • Campus address

    University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7XH, England

The University of Surrey has over 140 nationalities in its international community.
35% of the university’s student population is from outside the UK.
Surrey has over 90 university partners across the globe.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    16th out of 85 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    136 62%

    30th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    58th

    19

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