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Sports and Exercise Science (Including Year Abroad) BSc (Hons)

University of Essex

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Colchester Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    06-OCT-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

How can athletes optimise their training and performance? How can individuals and communities improve their physical activity, health and well-being? Our inter-disciplinary team of scientists and practitioners will help you understand the role of physiology, psychology, biomechanics and nutrition in sports and exercise science.Our BSc Sports and Exercise Science course will give you a new and exciting perspective on the world of sport, exercise, health and physical fitness.**Your study topics include:**- How and why different energy systems are deployed at different exercise intensities- Biomechanical principles behind acute and chronic sporting injuries, and how these can be applied to prevent injuries- The role of ergogenic aids in improving athletic performance- How physical activity and nutrition can reduce the risk of cardio-metabolic disease- The design and implementation o- f psychological skills training programmesPractical work in your first two years provides you with the professional and scientific skills you need to conduct your own research project in your final year, and to make the transition to postgraduate study or on to a fulfilling career in a range of industries, especially sport, health and education.As part of our School of Sport, Rehabilitation and Exercise Sciences you’ll have an exciting opportunity to join a community specifically focused on sports and exercise science, sports therapy and physiotherapy. We bring together internationally recognised research, share knowledge, and enhance placement and vocational opportunities for our students and graduates.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 18,600per year

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University information

University of Essex

  • University League Table

    27th

  • Campus address

    University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ, England

The careers team offer dedicated international careers advice and support throughout studies and after graduation.
Central London is easily accessible from all of the university's campuses.
The University of Essex has a student body that represents over 140 nationalities and supports over 30 different cultural societies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    13th out of 85 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    138 63%

    25th

    26
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%

    7th

    6
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    65th

    23

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