This course will give you with a theoretical and practical scientific knowledge base to be able to address key contemporary issues in the field. Our staff draw on the latest approaches to learning and teaching, which will provide you with the best possible experience. You’ll get to work in our state-of-the-art laboratories to reinforce the theory will learn in lectures.
You will develop a range of key skills, including the ability to analyse and understand scientific data and information. You’ll be able to apply what you’ve learned to a successful career in the sports industry or beyond.
In your first year, you'll be introduced to the three key academic disciplines that make up sport sciences – physiology, psychology and biomechanics – and you will develop a range of skills for studying sport and exercise. Modules might include:
- Introduction to Physiology and Fitness Assessment
- Biomechanical Analysis of Movement
- Introduction to Sport and Exercise Psychology
In your second year, you'll expand your knowledge of the subject area. Recent examples of modules available include:
- Applied Sport and Exercise Physiology
- Psychology of Peak Performance
- Applied Biomechanics.
In your final year, you'll have a choice of modules to enable you to tailor your programme to your specific interests. In addition, there will be an opportunity to carry out an independent research dissertation in an area that interests you. Modules might include:
- Advanced Topics in Psychology
- Biomechanics: Performance and Injury
- Training Programmes