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Sports Science (Human Performance) (Top-up) BSc (Hons)

University Centre Farnborough

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 Years

Course summary

About this course

Convert your foundation degree or HND to a full honours degree with our sport science top-up. This honours degree programme will allow you to delve deeper into the world of sport science and aims to further develop your research skills and professional practice. This course starts each September and is awarded by the University of Surrey.

Course highlights:

  • Will provide you with the skills and knowledge needed to enter a variety of rewarding careers in sport and sport science, from teaching and training to management
  • Can provide a route into careers related to sport science, such as a nutritionist, sport and exercise psychologist and more
  • Top-up degree awarded by the University of Surrey
  • Our fully equipped gym and sport science laboratory means you can study sport, human performance and exercise onsite and in a modern setting
  • The programme of study has been designed so that graduates can progress directly into a working environment or continue in education
  • Previsou guest lecturers have included strength and conditioning coach for UK Badminton and practicing sport psychologists

Why study this course with us?

During this hands-on degree you will learn practical, workplace-based skills in our gym and laboratory. From anatomy and physiology, to understanding diet and nutritional analysis, this course will enable you to engage with the world of sports science.

The focus of the honours programme is to ensure that graduates further develop their research skills and professional practice in human performance conditioning and sport science. This course also gives you the opportunity to gain extra qualifications in gym instruction and personal training, approved by the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs).

Modules on the programme are further enriched by guest lecturers working in the industry, such as the strength and conditioning coach for UK Badminton and a guest visit from the senior coach for Harlequins rugby team Adam Bishop.

Who is this programme for?

This top-up degree is suited to those with a foundation degree or HND in a relevant subject who are looking to take their qualification to the next level. It may also be possible for you to join this course following relevant professional qualifications and/or experience in the workplace. Whether it is nutritional strategies or exercise and performance psychology, this course will give you the opportunity to learn and explore each sector in-depth.

What will I study?

This course will provide you with a stimulating and intellectually challenging programme of study, designed to reflect the changes in this exciting and adaptive industry. Studies include anatomy and physiology relating to sport and exercise science, diet and nutritional analysis, psychology of exercise behaviour, and sports’ performance and health issues.

Jobs directly related to your degree include:

  • Sports administrator
  • Sports therapist
  • Human performance
  • Sports psychology
  • Fitness centre manager
  • Personal trainer

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 9,250per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University Centre Farnborough

  • Campus address

    University Centre Farnborough, Boundary Road, Farnborough, Hampshire, GU14 6SB, England

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