We use cookies to allow us and selected partners to improve your experience and our advertising. By continuing to browse you consent to our use of cookies as per our policy which also explains how to change your preferences.

Birmingham City University

Sport & Exercise Science

UCAS Code: C600

Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

B,B,C

TMust include one of Sport Scien ce/Studies, Physical Education, Human Biology, Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Applied Science. excluding General Studies A maximum of three subjects are considered. Other 6-unit qualifications can be considered in lieu of one or two A-level subjects.

AS

A,E

Must include one of Sport Scien ce/Studies, Physical Education, Human Biology, Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Applied Science. excluding General Studies A maximum of two AS-level subjects can be considered along with either two A-levels, two 6-unit BTEC Subsidiary Diplomas/ OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diplomas or a BTEC 12-unit National Diploma/ OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma. Minimum 112 points required

60 credits overall. Minimum of 45 credits at level 3. The remaining 15 credits can be taken at either level 2 or 3. Within the level 3 credits, a minimum of 24 must be achieved at merit or distinction including 18 in science or health subjects. Must have Mathematics, Science and English Language GCSE at 4 or equivalent prior to application. Sport or Science related pathway. excluding Non Sport or Science Pathways. GCSE equivalents only from Access Courses achieved prior to 2014, except for 2 Year Part Time Courses started within the 12/13 academic year. 12 Credits must be achieved at Level 2 + and certificate must state 'GCSE Equivalent'

GCSE/National 4/National 5

Minimum of 5 GCSE's, including Double Science, Mathematics and English Language grade 4 or above. Must have been achieved at the point of application and in one sitting.

HNC (BTEC)

P

Course dependent in a Relevant Subject

HND (BTEC)

P

Course dependent in a Relevant Subject

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

28

IB Diploma with 28 points from the IB overall Students who do not complete the IB Diploma will be considered on the basis of their IB Certificates. A combination of GCSEs, A-levels and IB certificates will be considered on a case by case basis At least one Higher Level subject with grade 4 or above from Group 4 And Grade 4 in Maths (Standard Level) And English Group A - Grade 4 or above, OR English Group B and Ab Initio - Grade 5

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)

H3,H3,H3,H3,H3

Must include Sport, Health or Science related subjects Maximum of 5 x Highers to achieve 112 tariff points minimum

Leaving Certificate - Ordinary Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)

O3,O3,O3,O3,O3

Must include Mathematics, English language and a science subject.

OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma

D*D*

Sport & Physical Activity or equivalents

OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma

DMM

Sport & Physical Activity or equivalents

112 tariff points Sport & Physical Activity or equivalents Must be offered along with either two A-levels, two BTEC Subsidiary Diplomas/ OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diplomas or a BTEC 12-unit National Diploma/ OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma to achieve a minimum of 112 tariff points

112 tariff points Sport & Physical Activity or equivalents Must be offered along with either one A-level, 2 AS-levels or one BTEC Subsidiary Diploma/ OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma qualification to achieve a minimum of 112 tariff points.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

D*D*

Sport & Exercise Science or equivalents Can be offered along with either one A-level, 2 AS-levels or one BTEC Subsidiary Diploma/ OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma qualification to achieve a minimum of 112 tariff points.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DMM

Sport & Exercise Science or equivalents

112 tariff points Must include Sport, Health or Science related subjects Maximum of 5 Scottish Higher and 3 Advances Higher at Grade C

Scottish Higher

C,C,C,C,C

Must include Mathematics, English language and a science subject. Must have been achieved at the point of application.

UCAS Tariff

112
84%
Applicants receiving offers

You may also need to…

Attend an interview

About this course


Course option

3years

Full-time | 2018

Endorsed by the British Association for Sport and Exercise Science, the professional body for sport and exercise science, our course is full of relevant, fresh information and insight that you can take into the work environment and make a positive contribution to modern society. Our Sport and Exercise Science course will equip you with the skills to help you become a health sports professional, either helping leading sportspeople to achieve their goals, or supporting the local community.The course explores the science in sport and exercise, considering how disciplines such as physiology, psychology and biomechanics can be used to improve performance and enhance wellbeing.It wont just be about sport - you'll be looking at different aspects of health and people at opposite ends of the health spectrum. Youll be trained to respond to the challenges facing society today, such as obesity, by working in professions that encourage and support greater physical activity.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

City South Campus, Edgbaston

Department:

School of Health Sciences

TEF rating:

Calculate your living costs

See how much you'll need to live on at your chosen university, with our student budget calculator.

See your living costs

Study in Birmingham

Explore the local area, what there is to do for fun, living costs and other university options here.

Explore Birmingham
Read full university profile

What students say


Sorry, no information to show

This is usually because there were too few respondents in the data we receive to be able to provide results about the subject at this university.

After graduation


Sorry, no information to show

This is usually because there were too few respondents in the data we receive to be able to provide results about the subject at this university.

Share this page

Expert tips for uni - straight to your inbox
Free to students, teachers and parents
Sign me up

This is what the university has told Ucas about the criteria they expect applicants to satisfy; some may be compulsory, others may be preferable.

Have a question about this info? Learn more here

This is the percentage of applicants to this course who received an offer last year, through Ucas.

Have a question about this info? Learn more here

This is what the university has told Ucas about the course. Use it to get a quick idea about what makes it unique compared to similar courses, elsewhere.

Have a question about this info? Learn more here

Course location and department:

This is what the university has told Ucas about the course. Use it to get a quick idea about what makes it unique compared to similar courses, elsewhere.

Have a question about this info? Learn more here

Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF):

We've received this information from the Department for Education, via Ucas. This is how the university as a whole has been rated for its quality of teaching: gold silver or bronze. Note, not all universities have taken part in the TEF.

Have a question about this info? Learn more here

This information comes from the National Student Survey, an annual student survey of final-year students. You can use this to see how satisfied students studying this subject area at this university, are (not the individual course).

We calculate a mean rating of all responses to indicate whether this is high, medium or low compared to the same subject area at other universities.

Have a question about this info? Learn more here

This information is from the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA).

You can use this to get an idea of who you might share a lecture with and how they progressed in this subject, here. It's also worth comparing typical A-level subjects and grades students achieved with the current course entry requirements; similarities or differences here could indicate how flexible (or not) a university might be.

Have a question about this info? Learn more here

Post-six month graduation stats:

This is from the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education Survey, based on responses from graduates who studied the same subject area here.

It offers a snapshot of what grads went on to do six months later, what they were earning on average, and whether they felt their degree helped them obtain a 'graduate role'. We calculate a mean rating to indicate if this is high, medium or low compared to other universities.

Have a question about this info? Learn more here

Graduate field commentary:

The Higher Education Careers Services Unit have provided some further context for all graduates in this subject area, including details that numbers alone might not show

Have a question about this info? Learn more here

The Longitudinal Educational Outcomes dataset combines HRMC earnings data with student records from the Higher Education Statistics Agency.

While there are lots of factors at play when it comes to your future earnings, use this as a rough timeline of what graduates in this subject area were earning on average one, three and five years later. Can you see a steady increase in salary, or did grads need some experience under their belt before seeing a nice bump up in their pay packet?

Have a question about this info? Learn more here