United Kingdom

University of the West of Scotland

151-200 th
Young University Rankings 2017
501–600 th
World University Rankings 2018
Paisley Campus, Paisley, PA1 2BE, United Kingdom

University of the West of Scotland

Sport and Exercise Science BSc Hons

This practical and applied programme will equip you with the essential knowledge and skills to become a sport and exercise scientist. Sport and exercise science is concerned with supporting athletes and sports clubs, improving health, preventing illness and helping recovery from illness through programmes of physical activity. You will study a range of core disciplines including exercise physiology, psychology and biomechanics and a range of optional pathways. The programme is practical and lab-based, to give you professional skills as a sport and exercise scientist. In Year 3 you will have the opportunity to undertake an applied work placement with a relevant employer such as a professional sports team or working with high level athletes. Employment opportunities exist in local authorities, education, professional sport and the healthcare and science professions. Graduates also work as research scientists, primary and secondary teachers, sport coaches, medical reps and police officers. A number of our graduates are successful in applying for further postgraduate study such as MRes, MSc and PhD programmes. Career prospects Employment opportunities exist in local authorities, education, professional sport and the healthcare and science professions. UWS Sport and Exercise Science graduates also work as research scientists, primary and secondary teachers, sport coaches, medical reps and police officers. Placement/Work-based learning In Year 3 you will have the opportunity to undertake a sport and exercise science placement with a relevant employer such as a professional sports team or working with high level athletes. In addition to the high content of practical lab classes you will receive throughout the programme. Useful Information 100% student satisfaction (NATIONAL STUDENT SURVEY 2016) TOP 10 IN UK UNIVERSITIES For Overall Satisfaction and Teaching on my course categories.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Lanarkshire Campus,Hamilton
  • Fees & Finances
  • England Year 1 £7,250
  • Wales Year 1 £7,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £7,250
  • International Year 1 £10,500