United Kingdom

University of South Wales

601–800 th
World University Rankings 2018
Mid Glamorgan, Pontypridd, CF37 1DL, United Kingdom

University of South Wales

Sport and Exercise Science

If you’re interested in the science of sport, exercise and human performance, this distinctive and highly rated sport and exercise science degree is ideal. Through scientific investigation, you will learn which physiological, biomechanical and psychological factors govern elite performance. You will also consider the effect of exercise on human health, physical activity and disease. These evidence-based modules develop essential knowledge, as well as your core practical skills in the laboratory and in the field. These key scientific skills are a vital part of sport and exercise science, so you can expect to spend much of your study time in the physiology, nutrition and biomechanics laboratories. A unique element of this sport and exercise science course is the chance to work in our environmental chamber, where you can assess effects of extreme conditions on human athletic performance. There will also be an opportunity for you to work towards REPs qualifications in personal fitness and gym instruction, which also means practical experience to enhance your employability. These qualifications meet the health and fitness industry’s standards and are highly valued by employers.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Pontypridd,Pontypridd
  • Fees & Finances
  • England Year 1 £9,000
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,000
  • Wales Year 1 £9,000
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,000
  • EU Year 1 £9,000
  • International Year 1 £11,900