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Sport and Exercise Science (Physical Education and Coaching) Honours, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #801 (QS) ,
The role of the sports coach is diverse, working with everyone from elite sportspeople and teams to young people and community groups. The Sport and Exercise Science - Teaching and Coaching Sport (Hons) programme is offered at Middlesex University. The Sport and Exercise Science (Physical Education and Coaching) Honours course is offered at the Middlesex University.


Why study BSc Sport and Exercise Science (Physical Education and Coaching) Honours at Middlesex University?

We are one of the UK's leading universities for sports education. The Sport and Exercise Science (Physical Education and Coaching) BSc Honours cutting-edge degree allows you to explore the full potential of sport and exercise science while focusing on teaching and coaching through a focused module. 

You will learn how to confidently develop an individual's physical and psychological fitness to maximise their performance and become adept at confidently planning and preparing physical education and coaching sessions in line with national standards.

Course highlights

  • The modern facilities at Allianz Park include research labs, rehabilitation, conditioning, and health and fitness suites
  • The industry links give you access prestigious work placements with some of the UK's leading sports organisations
  • The staff are active sports professionals. Many are involved in coaching, sport massage and sport performance and maintain close links with industry, integrating professional practice into your studies
  • We work closely with prestigious sports organisations like Tottenham Hotspur Football Club and Saracens Rugby Club, enabling you to build professional contacts while you study
  • As a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module.


While this is the ideal degree for those wanting to work as sports coaches or teachers, the full spectrum of sports science careers will be open to you, including health and fitness club management, fitness consultancy, weight management, health promotion, personal fitness training, corporate health advice, sports or physical activity development, medical sales, and the armed forces. There are career opportunities in teaching and research.

Previous graduates have gone on to work in a wide range of roles such as Graduate Teaching Assistant, Tutor, PE Teacher, Supply Teacher, School Games Organiser, Manager, Sports Coach and Fitness Instructor in organisations 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

Year 1

  • Movement Analysis 
  • Fundamentals of Physical Education and Coaching 
  • Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Science
  • Fundamentals of Training Principles in Sport and Exercise 
  • Professional Skills and Work-Based Learning 
Year 2 
  • Applied Performance Analysis 
  • Applied Sport and Exercise Nutrition 
  • Research Methods 
  • Applied Sport and Exercise Science 
  • Applied Physical Education and Coaching 
Year 3
  • Dissertation 
  • Advanced Sport and Exercise Science 
  • Advanced Physical Education and Coaching 
  • Work Based Practice 

                                English Language Requirements

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                                General Requirements

                                • 112 UCAS points, including grade C in Science plus GCSE C English, Maths and Science or PE
                                • One A level, or equivalent level qualification in depth and size, in a science subject.
                                • Your prior achievement in awarded qualifications
                                • Predicted achievement in the qualifications you are currently studying
                                • Personal statement or statement of purpose for evidence of your motivation and commitment to your subject
                                • References about your academic potential and personal qualities
                                • Details of time spent at another Higher Education institution, even if the course was not completed.

                                  Tuition Fee

                                  • International

                                    13500 GBP/year
                                    Tuition Fee
                                    Based on the original amount of 13500 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 London

                                  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
                                    Living Costs

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