What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
You must achieve either at least 112 UCAS points including a minimum of CC at A level or equivalent, or a total of 104 points from a maximum of 3 A levels.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 104-112 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers82%
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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Undertaking a degree in Sport and Exercise Studies enables you to develop the knowledge, understanding, skills and competencies required for establishing a career in sports related professions. At Newman you will examine the practical, professional and theoretical elements that influence sports and exercise performance and participation. As well as enhancing knowledge and experience of sports studies you will develop skills in communication, leadership, ICT, time management, organisation, critical thinking, presentation, problem solving, data handling and project management.
Modules listed below are indicative and may be subject to change: Year 1 - Introduction to Sport and Exercise Psychology, Introduction to Physiology of Exercise, Research Methods 1, Sports in Society, Pedagogy and Coaching, Motor Learning and Skill Acquisition, Introduction to Human Movement Analysis, Introduction to UK Sport and Exercise Policy and Management. Year 2 - Psychological Principles of Sport and Exercise, Physiological Bases of Sport and Exercise, Research methods 2, Work Placement (double-module), Sociological Perspectives on Contemporary Issues in Sport, Pedagogy and Coaching 2, Development of UK Sports Policy and Management. Year 3 - Dissertation in Sports Studies (core, double-module), Issues in Sport and Exercise Psychology, Applied Sport Science (core), Challenges to UK Sport policy (Core), Pedagogical Studies in Physical Education, Psychology of Optimal Performance, Exercise Prescription for Health and Fitness, Critical Issues in Physical Education.
As a small University based in Birmingham with around 2,800 students, we're committed to providing a welcoming and friendly community for all students. We're proud of our student-centred ethos, and provide a challenging and supportive environment for students to realise their full potential whilst here.
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2:1 or above
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