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Sport and Exercise Science with study year abroad MSci

University of Bath

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  • Qualification

    Master of Science - MSci

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    04-OCT-21

  • Duration

    5 Years

Course summary

Develop your knowledge of biomechanics, physiology and psychology. You will understand how humans function in sport, physical activity and health environments.This degree has three core strands running throughout the course:Biomechanics will explore how humans create and control movement including athletes’ techniquePhysiology will cover the structure, function, regulation and performance of bodily systemsPsychology will examine the role of thoughts, feelings and behaviours in sport and exercise settingsThrough these core disciplines you'll apply your knowledge to sports performance and exercise participation and understand the relevance of sport and exercise science to current practice.Along with the core study of biomechanics, physiology and psychology, examples of other topics you will cover include: biochemistrymotor controlnutrition and metabolismresearch methodssports medicinestrength and conditioningIn your first year you'll develop your functional anatomy knowledge and link it to basic concepts of biomechanics. You’ll build on your knowledge of human physiology and psychology and their application to sport and exercise. You will develop your skills in research design and statistics.In your second year you'll advance your knowledge of biomechanics and explore interdisciplinary studies in connection with nutrition and psychology of sport. You’ll apply your biomechanics, physiology and psychology knowledge to sport and exercise medicine, and develop practical skills that relate to sport and exercise science data collection and interpretation.In the final BSc year you'll design and carry out a year-long research project and study in-depth issues in sport and exercise science. You’ll also be able to tailor your profile towards a specific discipline and choose an area of interdisciplinary study.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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A level : AAA - A*AB

AAA or A*AB in three A levels including A in one of: Biology, Chemistry, Further Mathematics, Mathematics, Physics, Psychology or Statistics.If you are taking a GCE A level in a science subject, you will need to pass any separate science practical endorsement.Alternate offer: AAB in three A levels including A in one of: Biology, Chemistry, Further Mathematics, Mathematics, Physics, Psychology or Statistics plus one of:grade A in an EPQ,grade B in the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Challenge Certificate,grade B in a Core M

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University information

University of Bath

  • University League Table

    9th

  • Campus address

    University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath, Bath And North East Somerset, BA2 7AY, England

The University of Bath includes students and staff from all over the world. Over 140 nationalities are represented among 3,500 international students.
Extra support is offered to students when they arrive, including collecting them at Heathrow Airport and organising a welcome programme of events.
English language support is available to non-native English speakers to help them continue to build their language skills while they study.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    3rd out of 84 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    162 81%

    7th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82 82%

    7th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.24 85%

    18th

    15

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