• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
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The multi-disciplinary and applied nature of this Sport and Exercise Science (Hons) course at Coventry University  aims to prepare you for a career in sport or exercise, including scientific support, exercise training, health promotion and rehabilitation.

On this course, in the first two years your learning is underpinned by the three key pillars of exercise physiology, psychology and biomechanics, reflecting developments within the industry. You will have the opportunity to learn how the healthy human body works during exercise, how the body responds to training, as well as how sport and physical activity promote health. In the final year there is an independent research project as well as discipline specialisation.

Career prospects

Coventry University is committed to preparing you for your future career and giving you a competitive edge in the graduate job market. The university's Talent Team provide a wide range of support services to help you plan and prepare for your career. They can also help you to find suitable work placements and give you advice on how to get the most out of them.

In addition to developing your skills and experience through the course you will also be provided with opportunities including completing a work placement or completing a summer internship (which may be subject to additional costs, application and availability). Both activities allow you to demonstrate to potential employers that you can apply your skills and knowledge. The university can help you to find suitable work placements and give you advice on how to get the most out of them.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      4 years sandwich

  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Skills in Sport and Exercise Science
  • Exploring Sport and Exercise Science
  • Functional Anatomy and Movement
  • Professional Skills in Sport and Exercise Science
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Motor Learning and Control

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • A Level: BBC to include Biology or PE. Excludes General Studies.
  • BTEC: DMM in the BTEC Level 3 Extended National Diploma in a Biology or Sport Science related subject. 
  • IB Diploma: 30 points to include a minimum of grade 5 in Biology at Higher Level.
  • GCSE requirement: Minimum 5 GCSEs graded 9-4 / A*- C including English, Maths and two Sciences.

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    15100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15100 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.
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Living costs for Coventry

  • 656 - 1060 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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