What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
A Levels: ABB including a science subject (Biology or Chemistry preferred). Any Science subject.
ABBB by end of S5 or ABBBB/AABB from S4-S6. A Higher science subject is required (Biology or Chemistry preferred). National 5: English and Mathematics at Grade C. Any Science subject.
Award of Diploma with 34 points overall and grades 655 in HL subjects including a science subject (Biology or Chemistry preferred).
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 128-144 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers31%
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 supportNot available
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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Applied sport science is the study of human responses to sport. Our programme includes courses on physiology, biomechanics, sport psychology and the biochemistry of exercise and skills acquisition. â?¢ You will develop an understanding of the value and purpose of sport in society and the factors that affect participation and performance in sport and exercise. â?¢ Our Sport & Recreation Management programme prepares you for a career in the growing sport and recreation industry. The Universityâ??s strong links with a number of major sports organisations will provide you with excellent placement opportunities. â?¢ Many of our graduates go on to successful sporting careers including Olympic gold medallist Sir Chris Hoy, who studied Applied Sport Science. â?¢ The University of Edinburgh is home to the Institute for Sport, Physical Education and Health Science. â?¢ Our BSc (Hons) in Applied Sport Science is the only Scottish sport degree to be endorsed by the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences. (BASES).
Years 1 and 2: Sport in society; growth and development of contemporary sports cultures; social significance of sport; examination of contemporary issues; these insights are applied to the context, organisation and scientific study of sports provision, participation and performance; opportunity in the 2nd year for European or Australian exchange. Years 3 and 4: Sports science; research investigation within a sporting context.
Founded in 1583, the University of Edinburgh is one of the world's top universities. We are globally recognised for our research and innovation and we've provided our students with world-class teaching for more than 425 years. Edinburgh itself has something for everyone - pubs, clubs, theatres, museums, galleries and parks. And, of course, the world famous Edinburgh Festival.
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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