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BSc Sport and Exercise Science (Foundation Entry Route Available)

Foundation Entry • Level 3

BSc Sport and Exercise Science (Foundation Entry Route Available)

Foundation Entry • Level 3

Type of LearningUniversity Study

Course CodeA5410

UCAS CodeSP06

Study ModeFull-time.

DurationFull Time: 3 Years, Full Time inc. Foundation Entry: 4 Years

Awarded ByBuckinghamshire New University

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About the course

On this course you will explore the factors limiting sports performance, and develop strategies to overcome these limitations and breakthrough performance plateaus. The best Sport and Exercise Scientists have learnt that this is only half the battle; to be successful you need to master the art of providing feedback, support and advice in a way that is beneficial and easy to understand for athletes and coaches. These skills are developed with experience and this programme will help you become a reflective practitioner. You will study key modules in sports nutrition and performance analysis, as well as biomechanics and kinesiology. The broad range of areas you will cover ensures you get a taste of all areas of the sports science field gaining a thorough understanding along the way. Throughout the degree programme you will benefit from a variety of guest lectures from industry practitioners, field trips and have the chance to attend sport and exercise science conferences. Our Lecturers have a strong background in professional sports, with the experience, knowledge and industry contacts to help you succeed. The standard full time tuition fee rate for this course in 2019/20 for Home and EU students is £9000 per year. The standard full time tuition fee for the Foundation Year for this course in 2019/20 is £6000.

Type of LearningUniversity Study

Course CodeA5410

UCAS CodeSP06

Study ModeFull-time.

DurationFull Time: 3 Years, Full Time inc. Foundation Entry: 4 Years

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Awarded ByBuckinghamshire New University

Start Date/s

06/09/2021

Cost Information

Years 1, 2 and 3 (delivered at Burnley College): The standard full time tuition fee rate per year for this course in 2020/21 for Home and EU students is £9000

Entry requirements

For this course, a typical offer will be a UCAS Tariff score of 80. A minimum of two full A Levels (or equivalent) is required, however every application is considered on an individual basis.

Modules

The modules available on this course are: Year 0, Inquiry Based Learning, Preparing for Success: knowledge & Creativity, Student Development & Responsibility and Introduction to Sport Development & Performance. Year 1, Professional and Academic Skills for Sport; Sports Psychology: Individual Differences and Group Dynamics; Bioenergetics of Human Movement; Data Analysis in Sport and Exercise; Foundations of Biomechanics; Foundations of Exercise Physiology; Sport and Exercise Physiology; Sport and Exercise Psychology: Emotions and Behaviour; Functional Anatomy and Kinanthropometry. Year 2: Research in Sport and Exercise; Applied Exercise Physiology; Applied Sport and Performance Psychology (optional); Applied Strength and Conditioning (optional); Biomechanics and Kinesiology; Cognition and Emotion in Sport and Exercise Psychology; Exercise Prescription and Instruction; Performance Analysis (optional); Sports Nutrition. Year 3: Professional Development and Employability (optional); Research Dissertation; Small Business and Entrepreneurship (optional); Skill Acquisition and Learning in Sport and Physical; Education (optional); Applied Performance Analysis (optional); Contemporary Coaching Issues (optional); Exercise Referral (optional); Professional Issues in Sport and Exercise Psychology (optional); Sports Injury and Rehabilitation (optional); Working with a Client.

Assessment

The balance of assessment will vary depending on the modules undertaken but will include mostly coursework, with some practical and written exams.

Careers & Progression

When you finish this course you will have acquired the skills necessary to work in the fitness industry, health promotion and exercise referral initiatives. Graduates will also be well suited to careers in sports development and personal training. You may choose to go into sports science support for individual athletes or teams delivering fitness testing, strength and conditioning programmes. Additionally, you will be able to take on a range of professional and postgraduate qualifications such as a PGCE. Throughout your time with us, we will support you on the route to your chosen career. We will help you to develop crucial skills, encouraging you to become enterprising, employable and a good leader.

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