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About

Train in the practical and theoretical elements of sport and exercise science. Explore the broad spectrum of areas that underpin health; sport and exercise with the Sport and Exercise Science at University of Essex

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Overview

With our state-of-the-art facilities and science-based approach, you gain a solid understanding of the biology, physiology, biomechanics, nutrition and psychology of sport.

You study a wide variety of topics including:

  • The analysis of movement
  • How extreme environments can affect human performance
  • Paediatric exercise science
  • Sport psychology

Our course  in Sport and Exercise Science at University of Essex allows you to gain practical hands-on experience in our specialist laboratory facilities, as well as learning the theoretical approaches. Our seminar-based teaching gives students a platform to participate in small group discussions and share expertise and knowledge.

Your future

The sports science, fitness, health and leisure sectors are booming and provide a variety of careers for sports and exercise science graduates. Typical career destinations include sports performance, sports management and sports development, health care, teaching, the health and fitness industry and academic research.

We have great industry links and work closely with the University’s Careers Services to help you find out about further work experience, internships, placements, and voluntary opportunities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Further Research Methods in Sport, Exercise and Health
  • Research Project
  • Biomechanics of Locomotion
  • Disability, Sport and Social Change
  • Physical Activity and Wellbeing
  • Applied Physiology
  • Personalising Health and Performance Nutrition

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We recommend that you apply as soon as you are able to .

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A degree with an overall 2.2 in a subject relevant to Sport, Exercise, Psychology or Human Biology.
  • Your degree should contain modules in sport, psychology or human biology - such as biology, physiology, anatomy or genetics.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19740 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19740 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9200 GBP per year during 12 months.

PT

  • Home/UK fee: £4,600
  • International fee: £9,870

Living costs for Colchester

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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