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Batchelor of Science (BSc (Hons)) Sport, Fitness & Exercise Sciences

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Sport Science is a relatively new academic field, but one that is dynamic and exiting.
The Sport Science degree programme has been designed to prepare our graduates for the world of work and graduating students will be well equipped to enter employment in a variety of sport related settings. Not only will students gain industry standard skills, working with lab equipment, and working in sport related fields, but students will also gain a plethora of transferable skills that will help our graduate succeed in any field of employment.

The programme offers a research backed multi-disciplinary approach to studying and applying knowledge of sport and exercise in a health, educational and professional context. Opportunities are also provided to specific study areas of interest through the completion of a dissertation.

Students will benefit from state-of-the-art facilities split across Doncaster College ‘HUB’ and also at our partner site, the Keepmoat stadium. Students will have access to the Sport Science Clinic for practical work, the colleges on site gym, facilities and our Keepmoat site, plus our Laboratories. Students will gain hands on experience with industry standard equipment, such as ; VO2 Max Oxygen analysis, Blood Lactate testing, Hydration testing, Opti Jump systems and much more.


  • Course Level

    Level 6

  • Ucas Code

    C602

The Sport Science degree has been designed to give graduates a wide range of skills across multi disciplines. We have a mixture of practical modules and theoretical modules. (Modules subject to change)

Level 4
• Introduction into Research
• Foundations of Physiology and Nutrition
• Functional Anatomy (Lab based)
• Biomechanics of Movement (Lab & class based)
• Health and fitness assessments (Field based)
• Foundations of Psychology

Level 5
• Nutrition for Sport performance and Health
• Employability and work placement
• Sport and exercise psychology
• Research Methods
• Strength and Conditioning (Gym based)
• Sport Massage (Lab Based)

Level 6
• Dissertation
• Physical Activity and Healthy Lifestyles
• Contemporary issues
• Theoretical bases of rehab and injuries (Lab based)
• Applied sport Psychology

All modules are subject to availability and this list may change at any time

We use a large variety of assessments at the university centre. These range from traditional essay style assessments, to lab work, practical assessments and novel assessments such as website creation. These have all been designed with the dynamic sport industry at minds, to help prepare you for the real world and gain employment.

You’ll need to have one of the following:
• 80 Ucas tariff points
• Access to HE Diploma in a Sports related programme with at least 45 credits at Level 3
• Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL)

We welcome applications from people of any age who might not meet the standard entry criteria, but we would expect to see evidence of continuing academic and/or professional development and a capacity to pursue the course successfully. Applicants will need to evidence IT skills and a willingness to participate in a range of practical sport and exercise activities. If your application is successful, you may be invited to attend an interview to discuss your ability and suitability for the course.

Successful graduates could progress to a range of careers, for example:
• Sports Coach
• Coach Educator
• PE Teacher
• Health Specialist
• Sports Development Officer
• Sports Scientist (Fitness trainer, Psychologist)

Additionally, you could continue their studies to a Master degree in your chosen field.

 

Apply or enquire about this course

To apply for this course, you will need to complete an application via Ucas. You can do this via the Ucas website, using the following details.

  • Course code: C602
  • Institution code: N64
  • Campus name: University Centre Doncaster
  • Campus code: D

Apply on the Ucas website Make an enquiry Call 0800 358 74 74

Course Fees

Your Tuition fees cover the majority of costs associated with your programme (including registration, tuition and assessment.)

There may be some extra costs that you might need to make or choose to pay for example:

- Books (you’ll have access to books from your module reading lists in the HE library, but you may want to buy your own copies
- Printing and photocopying)
- Trips and enhancement opportunities

If your programme includes a work placement, you may be required to pay for a Basic or Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Information for EU Students

From January 2021, how you apply for a course will change. For more information, read the UK Government's guide for the UK points-based immigration system for EU students (pdf).

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