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Equine and Human Sports Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
With the advent of lottery funding for sport in the UK, combined with the additional interest in sport following the Olympics, there has been an increasing need for graduates who have knowledge and skills in all aspects of sporting performance.
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Overview

 Such graduates are required within all sports, as well as within equestrian sporting disciplines. If you are passionate about all aspects of exercise and sporting performance including topics such as sports nutrition, peak performance, exercise physiology, gait analysis and sports injury, health, therapy and rehabilitation, then this is the course for you. The degree programme can either be studied purely academically as a three year programme or can be studied as a four year 'Sandwich' degree. If you choose the 'Sandwich' option, you will be required to undertake a minimum 48 week work placement (or two 24 week placements) in an area/s of your interest. The placement year is not mandatory but offers you an excellent opportunity to develop skills alongside your academic study, which will be recognised by future employers as a positive attribute.

Accreditation

This course is validated in partnership with Coventry University.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • Mammalian Anatomy and Physiology
  • Equine and Human Nutrition
  • Fitness and Performance Testing
  • Principles of Sports Science
  • Applied Equine Management
  • ASSET (academic study skills and employability)

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Normally applicants will be expected to have at least *88 UCAS points. This may be derived from: BTEC/C&G L3 qualification in Equine Management or a related subject; or Two/three A2 Levels including a biological science based subject; or Kitemarked Access to HE (Science Route) * New UCAS tariff Applicants will also need five GCSE's at grade C or above (or equivalent) including English Language, Science and Mathematics.Other qualifications such as Access to HE Diploma, Welsh/International Baccalaureate, Scottish Highers, Irish Higher Leaving Certificate and other international qualifications are acceptable, dependent on the overall grade/points achieved and the science content of the course.

Tuition Fee

  • International

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

    8735 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8735 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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  • Only for Eu/EEA Part-time tuition:£3470

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