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Main entry requirements
112 UCAS Tariff points
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% applicants receiving offers100%
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Tuition fee & financial support£9,000
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 degree takes a multi-disciplinary approach to the study of sport, exercise and physical activity. You will study the core subjects of physiology and psychology along with a range of other disciplines. The degree prepares you for employment in a diverse range of careers across sport, exercise and physical activity, whether that is in elite sport, within a clinical or health setting or as a fitness professional. In addition many of our students also go on to complete a PGCE to become a teacher or undertake a Master or MPhil/PhD. The course ranked highly in the most recent National Student Survey achieving 91% and comments reflect the enthusiasm that the staff have for the subject, making it interesting and stimulating for the students. The department pride themselves in the relationship that they have with students on the course, and Wrexham Glyndŵr University as a whole is ranked 2nd in the UK for teaching quality.
YEAR 1 (LEVEL 4) In your first year you will focus on developing the fundamental knowledge and skills required to work within a sport or exercise environment. You will develop valuable study and research skills. MODULES Developing Personal, Professional & Academic Skills Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology Psychology – developing the individual Introduction to Health and Wellbeing Introduction to Performance Analysis Fundamental Movement Skills YEAR 2 (LEVEL 5) In your second year you will apply your knowledge to sport, exercise and physical activity. MODULES Enhancing Personal, Professional and Academic Development Applied Exercise Physiology Psychology: Enhancing Performance Physical Activity and Health Plus two optional modules from the following: Applied Performance Analysis Training for Sport and Exercise Theoretical and Practical Insights into Physical Education YEAR 3 (LEVEL 6) In your final year, you will undertake an independent research project enabling you to investigate an area of your choice and increasing your employability, you will also have the opportunity to specialise by choosing option modules. MODULES Independent Study Sport and Exercise Physiology in an Applied Setting Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology 3 Plus two optional modules from the following: Physical Activity, Health and Disease Notation Analysis of Sport Applied Technique Analysis Working in the Sport or Exercise Environment The information listed in this section is an overview of the academic content of the programme that will take the form of either core or option modules. Modules are designated as core or option in accordance with professional body requirements and internal academic framework review, so may be subject to change.
Based in Wrexham but with campuses and facilities around north-east Wales, Glyndwr University champions the spirit of enterprise. We aim to be bold and enterprising in everything we do. Our courses are tailored to be relevant to industry, working closely with partners in business including Airbus, Rolls Royce and the BBC to ensure our graduates get the skills they need to gain employment.
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