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Applied Sport and Exercise Studies (Level 6) (Hons), B.Sc.

Applied Sport and Exercise Studies (Level 6) (Hons), B.Sc.

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This course explores the impact of sport on people’s lives and the various influences that sport might have across our communities and society. It is designed to recognise the range of experience and knowledge that those who have undertaken foundation degrees or HNDs may now have. The Applied Sport and Exercise Studies (Level 6) (Hons) programme is delivered by University of Gloucestershire.


In addition to the industry-experienced lecturers you’ll learn from current professional practitioners. Guest lecturers have included David Palmer, the GB coach for under-23s deaf football, and notable speakers from Sports Coach UK. You’ll study the planning and delivery of sports programmes and initiatives, and will undertake work placements and research projects, focusing on the topics that interest you. This will provide you with an invaluable insight into the industry and will greatly support the development of your skills and employability.

The dedicated sports placement team will work with you to find opportunities that fit with your individual career aspirations. The university has links with industry names such as Sport England, Youth Sports Trust, The Football Association, Gloucestershire Sport and Physical Activity Trust, as well as the local councils. Recent students have undertaken work placements with Cheltenham Town Football Club, Gloucester City Council, and local primary and secondary schools.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include
  • Evaluating Sport in Social Contexts
  • Placement and Professional Development
  • Contemporary Issues in Sport, Education and Exercise
    Option modules
    • Independent project (science)
    • Dissertation
    • Advanced Training Techniques
    • Exercise Psychology and Well Being
    • Contemporary Practice and Policy in Physical Education and School Sport 
    • Innovative Pedagogies

            English Language Requirements

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            Academic Requirements

            Entry requirements

            • Applicants should possess an HND, Diploma of Higher Education or Foundation degree.
            • Grade C in GCSE English and Mathematics (or equivalent) are normally required. 

            Technological Requirements

            Tuition Fee

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              13500 GBP/year
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              9250 GBP/year
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            Living costs for Gloucester

            • 824 - 1570 GBP/month
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