12 months
13500 GBP/year
7100 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This practitioner focused, applied and practical Sport and Exercise Science course from University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is delivered by some of the world's leading researchers, in the only laboratories in the North West accredited by the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES). 

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Understand the science behind optimising athletic performance and monitoring, while learning from some of the world’s leading experts in Sport and Exercise Science .

Sport and exercise scientists have a broad technical knowledge and understand the core disciplines of physiology and biomechanics. 

Why study with us

You’ll apply physiology and biomechanics in a both a research and practitioner-based context.

Our School is home to some of the world’s leading researchers in the field of nutrition and exercise sciences.

We have strong links with a large number of sports organisations, including professional sports teams, public and private sector sports providers and grassroots sports clubs. 

Future careers

The Sport and Exercise Science course from University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) provides graduates with the fundamental transferable and analytical skills for a diverse range of careers. The sports, exercise science, fitness, health and leisure sectors are currently thriving and therefore provide a range of fulfilling careers for postgraduate sports and exercise science graduates. We have a prosperous and ever-developing campus at UCLan with a strong focus on sport and exercise and we have excellent links with governing bodies, athletes, and clubs; which help to provide you with vital work experience and secure future employment.

Recent UCLan graduates are currently working across the fitness, sport, education, research and health sectors.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods for Sport Exercise & Nutritional Sciences
  • Advanced practitioner skills for sport & exercise scientists
  • Research Project for Sport Exercise & Nutritional Scientists
  • Skills in 3D Motion Capture
  • Contemporary Issues in Sport & Exercise Sciences

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should hold a 2:2 degree or equivalent professional experience or learning in a related field such as biomechanics or sport and exercise physiology
  • Applications from all candidates will be considered on their merits in the light of the nature and scope of the programme
  • A detailed admissions procedure will be forwarded on application

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7100 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • Part-time: £785 per 20 credits (UK/EU)

Living costs for Preston

751 - 1425 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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