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- Explore a range of sport and exercise science theories and concepts.
- Develop important laboratory skills in physiology, psychology and biomechanics.
- Cover key areas including performance analysis, business and enterprise and nutrition.
- Have the opportunity to work abroad — Erasmus funding is available for European placements.
Gain a broad-based knowledge and understanding of how scientific methods can be used to understand sport, exercise, and health. Study performance analysis, strength and conditioning and physical activity alongside traditional sport and exercise science topics to enhance your chances of graduate employment.
How you learn
You're taught by staff accredited by the British Association for Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES) and other relevant professional bodies. This means you benefit from the most up-to-date knowledge on sport and exercise science, underpinned by the highest standards of applied work, research and teaching practices.
Course leaders and tutors
Sarah is a Fellow of the HEA and Course Leader for the BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Technology degree
A mandatory six-week (minimum) placement in an appropriate workplace is a significant component of the course, providing you the opportunity to apply theory to professional practice and further enhance your employability and professional skills. Previous students have worked as strength and conditioning coaches, applied sports scientists, cardiac rehabilitation assistants, physical activity referral specialists and performance analysts for a professional sports team.
You'll also be provided with a significant number of opportunities to undertake additional placements, internships and volunteer roles, across a range of activities. We currently have several internship schemes running with professional sports teams including Sheffield Wednesday FC, Sheffield United FC, Rotherham Titans RFC, and Wakefield Trinity Wild Cats.
Through our partnerships with major sporting bodies, students have had once-in-a-lifetime opportunities to volunteer at international sporting events, such as the Olympics, the Commonwealth Games, the World Cup and the Tour de France.
This course prepares you for a career in product development technologies for the sports equipment industry, systems analysis for wearable technology industry test and validation technologies for the sports regulation industry, embedded sports technologies for elite sport technology, and data management in health
Student success story
Max Litchfield: Olympic Swimmer and Team Hallam member.
Where will I study?
You study at Collegiate Campus
Collegiate Campus can be found just off Ecclesall Road, a bustling student district.Collegiate Campus map
Collegiate Library can be found just off Ecclesall Road. It's open 24 hours a day, every day.Learn more
Equipment and facilities
This is a practical course, meaning you will use our dedicated sports laboratories from the outset. On this course you work with
- the Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre
- the biomechanics and physiology labs of the Academy of Sport and Physical Activity
- the professional facilities at the English Institute of Sport, training base for many Team GB athletes
GCSE Maths and English at grade C or 4.
96 UCAS points, including 56 points from two A levels, or equivalent, or an alternative qualification such as an Access course. Must include a relevant subject such as PE, Sport Studies, Science, Psychology or Mathematics.
General Studies is NOT accepted.
If you don't meet these criteria you may be qualified for our BSc Sport and Exercise Technology with Foundation Year.
Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 at the point of enrolment.
Additional information for EU/International students
If you are an International or non-UK European student, you can find out more about the country specific qualifications we accept on our international qualifications page. You can also watch a video guide on how to apply.
For details of English language entry requirements (IELTS), please see the information for 'All students'.
The modules for 2019/20 may vary to those given below, which are for academic year 2018/19
|Module: Developing Professional Skills For Sport And Exercise Technology||Credits: 20||
|Module: Foundations Of Human Factors For Sport And Exercise Technology||Credits: 20||
|Module: Foundations Of Human Sciences For Sport And Exercise||Credits: 20||
|Module: Foundations Of Measurement For Sport And Exercise||Credits: 20||
|Module: Foundations Of Research In Sport And Exercise||Credits: 20||
|Module: Sport And Exercise Mechanics||Credits: 20||
|Module: Applied Human Factors For Sport And Exercise Technology||Credits: 20||
|Module: Applied Human Sciences For Sport And Exercise||Credits: 20||
|Module: Applied Measurement Techniques For Sport And Exercise||Credits: 20||
|Module: Design And Prototyping For Sports Equipment||Credits: 20||
|Module: Research Design For Sport And Exercise Technology||Credits: 20||
|Module: Work-Based Learning In Sport And Exercise Science||Credits: 20||
|Module: Advanced And Field-Based Measurement For Sport And Exercise||Credits: 20|
|Module: Advanced Human Sciences For Sport And Exercise||Credits: 20|
|Module: Data Management For Sport And Exercise||Credits: 20|
|Module: Innovation In Sport And Exercise Technology||Credits: 20|
|Module: Research Project In Sport And Exercise Technology||Credits: 40|
Fees and funding
Our tuition fee for UK/EU students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2019/20 is £9,250 per year.
† If you are studying an undergraduate course, postgraduate pre-registration course or postgraduate research course over more than one academic year then your tuition fees may increase in subsequent years in line with Government regulations or UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) published fees. More information can be found in our terms and conditions under student fees regulations.
Our tuition fee for international students starting full-time study in 2019/20 is £13,250 per year.
Financial support for home/EU students
How tuition fees work, student loans and other financial support available.
Additional course costs
This link allows you to view estimated costs associated with the main activities on specific courses. These are estimates and, as such, are only an indication of additional course costs. Actual costs can vary greatly depending on the choices you make during your course.Additional costs for Sport and physical activity courses (PDF)
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