What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
Minimum entry requirement: ABB including a science subject (Biology or Chemistry preferred). GCSEs: English at Grade C or 4.
Minimum entry requirement: ABBB by end of S5 or ABBBB/AABB from S4-S6, with a minimum of BBB achieved in one year of S4-S6. A Higher science subject is required (Biology or Chemistry preferred). National 5: English at Grade C.
Award of Diploma with 37 points overall and grades 666 at HL - 34 points overall and grades 655 at HL including a science subject (Biology or Chemistry preferred). SL: English at 5.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 114-126 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers32%
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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Applied Sport Science involves the application of scientific principles to the promotion, maintenance and enhancement of sport- and exercise-related behaviours. Our programme is centred on four key disciplines: physiology, biomechanics, psychology, and skill acquisition. You will develop an understanding of the factors that influence participation and performance in sport and exercise. In addition, you will learn the value and purpose of sport, exercise and physical activity in our changing world. The programme includes courses on physiology, biomechanics, sport psychology, and the biochemistry of exercise and skills acquisition. Our programme is endorsed by the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES). This indicates quality and can facilitate professional accreditation. The University of Edinburgh is home to the Institute for Sport, Physical Education & Health Sciences. Our academic staff are involved in sport-related and health-related research and knowledge exchange activities, such as sport science support, advising government departments, providing analyses to media outlets, organising international conferences and engaging in international development initiatives. Many of our students combine studying with successful sporting careers.
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.
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