This course combines the theoretical knowledge and practical skills of a Sport Science degree with the added bonus of fitness qualifications so you can enter the Register of Exercise Professionals at level 3. Your first year covers broad knowledge of core scientific areas of sport and exercise science and includes the gym instructor qualification. Year two introduces you to online gas analysis machines, environmental chamber, light gates and echocardiography and includes the personal trainer qualification. In your final year, use your acquired theory and practical skills for your research project, and gain the exercise referral instructor qualification. This course has the option to be taken over four years which includes a year placement in industry. Undertaking a year in industry has many benefits. You gain practical experience and build your CV, as well as being a great opportunity to sample a profession and network with potential future employers. There is no tuition fee for the placement year enabling you to gain an extra year of experience for free. *Only available to UK/EU students.