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BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Sciences with Placement Year

University of Roehampton

Learn to understand and improve sport performance, study in our state-of-the-art sports and exercise facilities, gain industry experience and kickstart your career in this exciting and growing field.

Sport and Exercise Science is made up of three core disciplines: Physiology (the branch of biology that deals with of how the body functions), Biomechanics (the study of movement of the body and the forces that underpin movement), and Psychology (the study of the mind and behavior). Our Sport and Exercise Sciences degree will give you an in-depth understanding how to apply these sciences to sport and exercise, as well as the opportunity to study other related topics including nutrition and health.

Our enthusiastic tutors and state-of-the-art laboratories and equipment provide lively interactive ways to learn, ensuring you have the best possible experience. We emphasise both theoretical and practical understanding across the range of disciplines, to ensure you have the subject knowledge as well as the ability to apply this practically. Employability skills are a core part of the curriculum, to ensure you become a quality graduate in a strong position to build careers in the sports & exercise industry or beyond.

Check out our Sports and Exercise and Biomechanics laboratories, and take a virtual tour here.

Some of the unique aspects of the course at Roehampton include:

In your first year you’ll start exploring the three key academic disciplines that make up sport sciences – physiology, psychology and biomechanics. You’ll then go onto expand your knowledge in second year and spend lots of time in the laboratory practically applying your knowledge and skills. You’ll also have the opportunity to take modules with emphasise employability skills, apply your knowledge to real-world scenarios, and undertake work experience. In third year you’ll choose your modules, tailoring your degree to your own specific interests, as well as complete your dissertation.

You will have the option of undertaking a work placement year between years two and three, to boost your CV even more.

Taught on our south-west London campus, on this degree you will have access to excellent facilities, and to many opportunities for work experience through our Careers Team, and access to face-to-face and 24/7 online careers support, whether you choose to live on campus or commute to us.

The University has a range of partnerships with leading sports organisations, including being the Official Higher Education Partner for Premier League Crystal Palace FC.

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Requirements

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£15,000 Per Year

International student tuition fee

4 years

Duration

Sep 2024

Start Month

Aug 2024

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • September 2024

Mode of Study

  • Full Time