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Main entry requirements
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 112 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers96%
Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.
Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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This engaging degree course offers you the opportunity to explore the underpinning science associated with physical activity and sports performance. You will have access to a range of resources and equipment such as our student focused laboratories, which include aerobic, flexibility, strength and power testing, blood, gas and body composition analysis, cardiac and vascular ultrasound, force mat and platform assessment tools, 3D high speed filming and eye tracker hardware. This allows for a varied student learning experience where theoretical understanding can be contextualised in practical participation. You will be taught by a well-qualified and dynamic team of research active staff. Our wealth of expertise and dedication is drawn upon to support our goal of helping you to achieve your full academic potential. You will be taught by a well-qualified and dynamic team of research active staff. Our wealth of expertise and dedication is drawn upon to support our goal of helping you to achieve your full academic potential. Sport and Exercise Science is extremely well established at Christ Church with sport-related academic courses having been successfully delivered for over 35 years, making us one of the longest-standing sport and exercise science providers in the UK. Top reason to choose this course Studying Sport and Exercise Science with us guarantees that you will be taught by a well-qualified and dynamic team of research active staff, dedicated to ensuring that your course is stimulating and fun.
Year 1: Core modules: introduction to sport and exercise psychology; introduction to biomechanics in sport and exercise; introduction to sport and exercise physiology; introduction to sport, culture and society; introduction to research in sport and exercise; sport, exercise and fitness. Year 2: Core modules: research methods in sport and exercise; (6 from the following optional modules); psychology of exercise; psychology of sport; perception and motor skills in sport; sport and exercise bomechanics; sport and exercise training; nutrition for sport and exercise; sport, the media and society; sociological perspectives in sport and exercise. Year 3: Core modules: applied sport psychology; psychology of sport coaching; sport and exercise psychology in critical perspective; understanding skilled performance; biomechanics of gait and injury; performance biomechanics; sporting extremes; physical activity and health; globalisation, the Olympics and olympism; bodies, sports and societies; individual study (not available to students who minor in sport science).
We're a non-traditional university with an open and welcoming environment - everyone feels at home in our historic settings. Canterbury, our main campus, is a World Heritage Site and one of the safest university cities in England and Wales. As well as a wide range of exciting courses, there is loads to see and do outside of your studies, with London and even France easily accessible for a day trip. Canterbury: think history, great teaching and an unrivalled student experience.
How you'll spend your time
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- Lectures / seminars
- Independent study
How you'll be assessed
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- Written exams
- Practical exams
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Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
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