Turn your love of sport and physical activity into a fulfilling career with our BSc (Hons) Degree in Sport Science (Human Performance). During this course, you will study the physiological, biomechanical and psychological influences on human performance during the preparation for, and participation in, sport and exercise. This course starts each September and is awarded by the University of Surrey.
The study of the human body and what impacts athletes’ performance is an excellen topic for those starting their careers in the world of sport. From anatomy and physiology, to understanding diet and nutritional analysis, this course delves into various aspects of sport science to better prepare you for continued learning or your career.
This course also gives you the unique opportunity to gain extra qualifications in gym instruction and personal training, approved by the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs).
Students will be supported in taking ona work placement as part of the course. As it is likely your chosen placement will be specific to your interests, you will be encouraged to investigate and approach placements independently. In previous years, the placement module has allowed students to take up coaching opportunities with local schools in collaboration with Soccer Coaching Ltd (SCL).
This degree is suited to those who have a real passion and drive to work in the sport science sector. This could include anything from teaching and training to management or nutrition. You may already have studied sport science at A level, are currently studying it at Level 3, or have experience from an Access to Higher Education course.
This degree is designed so that you can enter a career after graduating. This means that the topics you study are all particularly relevant to the world of professional sport and include applied exercise, and performance psychology.
|Fee Per Year||£8000|
Please note that while we make reasonable adjustments to remove any barriers to education, additional fees may be payable where this is not possible. For example, to provide additional support due to a disability. Please contact us if you believe you have any additional needs so that we can discuss your options before enrolling on a course.
If you have any questions about this course then please contact us by phone on 01252 40 55 55 or message us.
A wide range of assessment methods are used in this programme, which have been chosen to suit the subject material being taught. The range of assessment methods you will experience will give you the confidence and capability to complete an Honours degree and progress further in your career. Your tutor will be on hand to provide support during the assessment process and discuss any queries you may have. The range of assessment methods used in this programme includes:
The structure of our programmes follows educational aims that are tailored to each programme. These are all outlined in the Programme Specification documents found under our Quality Assurance page, including further details such as the learning outcomes.
The Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) automatically approves graduates of the programme for Level 2 Gym Instruction in the first year and Level 3 Personal Trainer in the second year. This degree also prepares you for the United Kingdom Strength and Conditioning Association (UKSCA) assessment after graduation.
There are a wide number of careers where your new degree will be relevant. Some of the examples below may require extra training and experience first. Please speak to our careers advisors to discover which career routes are best for you.
You can apply for this higher education course in the following ways:
Applications take around 15 minutes and are free of charge.
You can apply to us direct at any time in the year (including after the UCAS deadline.
Applications of this type are seperate to the UCAS system, which means you could also apply for more than the five universities that UCAS allows.
Assessment methods used on this programme include assessed practical work and practical demonstrations, coursework and assignments, formative assessment through assignment work feedback and formal examination.
Applications are considered on an individual basis, and we recommend that you apply even if you are not sure that you meet the criteria above.
If English is not your first language, evidence of your ability will need to be supplied with our applications. IELTS 6.5 is required to be accepted onto this course.