Aberystwyth University

301–350 th
World University Rankings 2018
Reception, Penglais, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3FL, United Kingdom

Sport and Exercise Science

Bringing together areas of expertise such as Physiology, Psychology and Biomechanics, the BSc Sport and Exercise Science at Aberystwyth University will furnish you with the applied skills, knowledge and competencies to form the foundation for your future career. Endorsed by the British Association for Sports and Exercise Science (BASES), our degree is interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary in nature, combining branches of learning such as Physiology, Psychology and Biomechanics. You will study in a University that is ranked top 5 in the UK and 1st in Wales for student satisfaction (NSS, 2017), within the Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS); an internationally recognised research and teaching centre. At Aberystwyth, we place great emphasis upon practical skills, so that our graduates become practitioners from the word go. You will have access to extensive research and teaching labs equipped with the latest state-of-the-art equipment, including bioimaging facilities, high-throughput DNA sequencing, proteomics, metabolomics and spectroscopic platforms. You will be taught by research-active staff at the forefront of knowledge, and emerge from your course with the knowledge, competencies and skills to forge a career in this fascinating field of science. This degree programme prepares you to support athletes, promote physical activity and health, and deliver exercise programmes, as well as developing your research, data analysis, personal and employability skills. Previous graduates from our degree have developed careers in professional sports, personal coaching, governing bodies of sport, healthcare, education and the Ministry of Defence.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site (Aberystwyth),Aberystwyth
  • Fees & Finances
  • International Year 1 £15,000