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Sport, Exercise and Nutrition BSc (Hons)

Northumbria University, Newcastle

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This course will offer you a thorough and scientific understanding of sport, exercise and nutrition.With the recent success of the 2016 Olympic Games and the current government focus upon physical activity and health, this certainly is a key time to get involved in sport and exercise science. In choosing the BSc (Hons) Sport, Exercise and Nutrition degree you are taking your first steps into what is a fascinating and developing field that opens up many career opportunities. The multi-disciplinary nature of the programme is designed to enable you to appreciate and evaluate sport, exercise and nutritional disciplines from an informed and inquisitive viewpoint. You’ll learn about the basics of bioenergetics of exercise and human physiology in your first year which you will then apply to the field of sport and exercise nutrition in your second and third year. Your enthusiasm for sport and exercise nutrition will be developed through the study of contemporary practice and up to date scientific concepts. This will give you an insight into the vital role nutrition can play in optimising sport performance, whilst also recognising that those who exercise recreationally and for health purposes can also benefit highly from appropriate nutritional interventions. You will learn about contemporary issues within sport and exercise nutrition and the inter-relationship of these concepts within food marketing and policy disciplines.The scientific content of the curriculum is aligned with the scientific knowledge requirements and competencies detailed in the Sport and Exercise Nutrition Register (SENr) and during your studies you’ll be encouraged to critically evaluate existing theory and practice as well as carry out your own independent research.You’ll also have the option of a work placement in a related area so you can put your knowledge and skills into practice.As a graduate, you’ll leave with a detailed academic understanding of sport, exercise and nutrition as well as the vocational and practical skills you’ll need for your future career, including problem-solving, IT and communication skills.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 15,500per year

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 120

From a combination of acceptable Level 3 qualifications which may include: A-level, BTEC Diplomas/Extended Diplomas, Scottish and Irish Highers, Access to HE Diplomas, or the International Baccalaureate.Find out how many points your qualifications are worth by using the UCAS Tariff calculator: www.ucas.com/ucas/tariff-calculatorSubject Requirements:Grade B in A-level Biology or Chemistry, or recognised equivalents. GCSE Requirements:Applicants will need Maths and English Language at minimum grade 4/C, or an equivalent.A

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University information

Northumbria University, Newcastle

  • University League Table

    52nd

  • Campus address

    Northumbria University, Northumberland Building, Northumberland Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 8ST, England

Students from around the world come to Northumbria for its reputation in law, design, engineering, business and architecture, amongst others.
Northumbria has an international community of students from over 130 countries, and decades of experience in welcoming students to the city of Newcastle.
Northumbria is one of the leading new universities in the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    21st out of 39 4

    35th out of 84 9

  • Entry standards

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    129 61%

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    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65 65%

    27th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.14 83%

    18th

    19
  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    150 75%

    15th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    67 67%

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    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.24 85%

    18th

    56

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