Sport and Exercise Science (BSc (Hons))

Swansea University the United Kingdom

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The award
BSc (Hons)

How long you will study
3 years

Domestic course fees
GBP 9000 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 16450 per year

All study options

About Sport and Exercise Science at Swansea University

Sport and Exercise Science at Swansea University

Key features

Sport and Exercise Science at Swansea is ranked 1st in the UK for Graduate Prospects according to The Times University Guide 2017. It is ranked 8th overall.

We prepare our graduates for their future careers, our research is at the cutting-edge, and we have high-profile placements with major sporting teams and venues. 

As a student on the BSc Sport and Exercise Science course, you will be provided with an academically rigorous and BASES-accredited programme of study covering the factors that influence participation and personal performance in sports. You will also look at the methods by which these factors may be investigated.

In particular, the course focuses on the three primary disciplines of Sport and Exercise Science:

  • Psychology
  • Physiology
  • Biomechanics

Sport Scholarships: Each year Swansea University offers students with outstanding talent an Undergraduate Sporting Entrance Scholarship. These are worth £1000 per year and are renewable for three years.

Course description

Research active staff, high-quality sporting facilities and laboratories make Swansea a leading location for the BSc Sport and Exercise Science student. Our Research Quality is now ranked 9th in the UK by The Times and Sunday Times University Guide.

Scholarships

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study.

To find out about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page.

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Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBSc (Hons)How you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study3 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 9000 per yearInternational course feesGBP 16450 per year

Notes about fees for this course

Annual tuition fees for entry in the academic year 2017/18 are as follows:

UK/EU International BSc (Hons) Full-time £9,000 £16,450

Fees for full time Undergraduate UK/EU students may be increased in subsequent years of study by an inflationary amount determined by Welsh Government.

Fees for full time Undergraduate International students will increase by 3% for each subsequent year of study.

You can find further information on fees and how to pay on our tuition fees page.

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page.

Current students: You can find further information of your fee costs on our tuition fees page.

Entry requirements

The entry requirements for the BSc Sport and Exercise Science course are:

AAB - BBB at A level

Recommended subjects include:

Maths
Biology
Physics
Chemistry
PE 
Psychology

However individual profiles will be considered on a case by case basis.

Variable offers made dependent on subjects studied and all applications are considered on an individual basis, with GCSE grades, AS Level subjects and grades, work experience, references and personal statement taken into account.

Or 32 to include 5 at HL or 6 at SL Mathematics and 4 at HL or 5 at SL English Language.

Students studying for a BTEC National Diploma will typically require DDD in a science-related discipline (includes Exercise Science and Sports Science, excludes Sports Studies). For students studying AVCE, we will accept double awards as part of an overall profile. Depending upon the content of the AVCE studied, this qualification may or may not be considered as a science subject.

Find out the entry requirements for an international student.

Students with industrial experience and qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

If you are applying for Level Two (second year) entry, in order to be considered, you will need to have already covered the topics offered in Swansea at Level One (first year) in a certified qualification, for example a HND, with a high overall score (eg - all distinctions at HND level).

Don't meet the entry requirements?

Consider a Foundation or Pathway course at Swansea University to prepare for your chosen course:

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