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Sport and Exercise Sciences BSc (Hons)

University of Leeds

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    22-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Studying an undergraduate degree in sport and exercise sciences at the University of Leeds will provide you with knowledge and understanding of how the body and mind respond to, and learn from, the particular demands placed on them in sport and exercise.You will study four core disciplines: exercise physiology, biomechanics, motor control, and sport and exercise psychology. You will explore how these can be applied across a range of settings in order to optimise sport performance, improve health and disease outcomes, and inform rehabilitation strategy.Our integrated Masters offers you an additional year of specialist training. You will undertake an extended research project and study advanced research topics.You will be able to make an impact with this degree as sport and exercise science has an important role in our current society, ranging from improving sports performance in elite athletes to reducing the burden of disease associated with physical inactivity. By improving our understanding of how the body and mind respond and adapt to exercise, we can develop new research-based approaches to enhance performance and health.**Course highlights:**- Number 1 in the UK for ‘world-leading’ research in the area of sport and exercise science (Research Excellence Framework (REF) for UK higher education).- Over 90% of students are highly satisfied with our degree programme (NSS 2019).- Excellent range of optional modules with a research-orientated focus, including physical activity across the lifespan, systems neurophysiology, and elements of human nutrition. - Highly supportive learning environment, with one-on-one academic mentoring and frequent tutoring sessions.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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A level : AAB - AAA

Including a science subject. Critical Thinking and General Studies excluded.We accept the following science subjects: Biology, Human Biology, Chemistry, Maths, Physics and Physical Education.Applicants taking a Science A-level (in England) will be required to achieve a pass in the practical element in addition to the standard A-level grade requirement.When an applicant is taking the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) or the Cambridge International Project Qualification (Cambridge IPQ) this can be considered alongside

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University information

University of Leeds

  • University League Table

    16th

  • Campus address

    University of Leeds, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, England

A global community, the university’s staff and students come from over 170 countries. There will be chances to meet and work with people from across the world.
The university is continually investing in its campus, from new laboratories and lecture theatres to one of the most impressive libraries in the UK.
With a history of welcoming international students for over 100 years, students can be sure of experienced help throughout their time at Leeds.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    11th out of 84 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    143 71%

    21st

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72 72%

    30th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.18 84%

    36th

    4

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