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Sport and Exercise Medical Sciences

King's College London

B.Sc. On Campus
36 months
Duration
26700 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

The BSc in Sport and Exercise Medical Sciences offered at King's College London is a clinically orientated course that provides students with the scientific foundations of human performance and exercise, alongside an in-depth understanding of the mechanisms, treatment and prevention of disease. 

Overview

Delivered by research scientists and clinicians, the course combines a Sport and Exercise Sciences programme with the medical specialty of Sport and Exercise Medicine. This degree is ever more relevant with a growing focus on public health approaches that aim to treat or prevent disease/injury through physical activity and lifestyle interventions.  Graduates will be in an excellent position to progress into a broad range of careers within the medical or sport sciences.

Key benefits:

  • King’s Health Partners is one of the UK’s six Academic Health Science Centres, bringing together a world-leading research led university (King’s College London) and three successful NHS Foundation Trusts (Guy’s and St Thomas’, King’s College Hospital and South London and the Maudsley).
  • King’s was ranked 6th In REF2014, in UK in Sport and Exercise Sciences, Leisure and Tourism Unit of Assessment. King’s expertise spans skeletal, cardiac and respiratory muscle physiology, ageing, tissue regeneration and environmental physiology - few institutions conduct such as diverse range of human physiology research.
  • The course covers several related disciplines including nutrition, biochemistry and psychology - areas in which King’s are internationally renowned.
  • King’s association with sport is long standing – we have a world-class bio-analytical and pharmaceutical laboratories undertaking drug- related research.
  • Options to take research projects under the supervision of some of the leading researchers in numerous scientific and clinical fields – providing fantastic opportunities to learn fundamental research skills.

Career prospects

Graduates will have a wide range of career opportunities relating to: the support and analysis of elite athletes, the rehabilitation of athletes/patients, public health, and academia - such as research and teaching. Students will also be in an excellent position to undertake further post-graduate study including: physiotherapy, sports nutrition, occupational therapy, clinical physiology, or medicine.

The Sport and Exercise Medical Sciences programme is offered at King's College London.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:
  • Sports, Exercise, Health & Medicine I 
  • Introduction to Biochemistry
  • Exercise Biology 
  • Research, Communication & Presentation Skills in Sports & Exercise Medicine
  • Foundation Nutrition for Sports Sciences
  • Introduction to Psychology: Understanding Human Behaviour 
  • Sports, Exercise, Health & Medicine II

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
92
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
92
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

Required grades

  • ABB

Please note that A-level General Studies, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills and Global Perspectives are not accepted by King's as one of your A-levels. However, if offered the grade achieved may be taken into account when considering whether or not to accept a candidate who has just fallen short of the conditions of their offer.

Required subjects

  • Two subjects from Biology (or Human Biology), Chemistry, Physics, Psychology, Physical Education or Mathematics
Preferred subjects
  • Biology

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26700 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.

Funding

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