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About

Interested in working with professional athletes or promoting healthy living as an applied sport scientist? This exciting Applied Sport and Exercise Science course from University of Derby is your route to a fulfilling career as a high-level sport and exercise professional.

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Overview

  • Tailor your studies to match your professional interests and aspirations in sport and exercise science. Module options cover a variety of disciplines, so you have the flexibility to tailor your degree according to your area of expertise
  • Gain substantial practical experience in real-world settings, working directly with clients on applied placements and internships
  • Benefit from the support of industry-experienced mentors, both within the University and in the workplace
  • Build high-quality research skills and learn how to apply latest scientific finding in the work environment
  • Draw on our wide-ranging partnerships with leading athletes, sports teams and sports organisations

Careers

If you’re interested in pursuing a career centred on sport and exercise science, this Applied Sport and Exercise Science course from University of Derby offers an excellent learning experience. You could work as an applied sport scientist with clients such as professional athletes or you could embark on broader roles in the community and health sectors where you can help encourage behaviour change and healthy lifestyles.

The course also acts as a platform if you want to continue on to complete a programme of Supervised Experience with BASES, which would enable you to gain accreditation as a Sport and Exercise Scientist. 

Having improved your research skills, you could think about taking your academic qualifications to the next level, by completing a doctoral programme such as a PhD. You could also consider progressing to a role in teaching. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Practitioner Development 
  • Advanced Research Methods 
  • Independent Research in Sport and Exercise
  • Advanced Sport Psychology
  • Applied Performance Analysis
  • Advanced Sport and Exercise Physiology
  • Sports Training Principles

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Entry requirements for UK students: You will usually need an upper second class honours degree at undergraduate level, in a related subject.
  • Entry requirements for EU/international students: International students should have the above or an international equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14700 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    7850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7850 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

UK fee: £875 per 20 credits (Part-time)

Living costs for Derby

540 - 852 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

  • You will need to apply separately for the Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship, the International Excellent Student Scholarship and the GREAT Scholarship, but all others are assessed for eligibility alongside your application. 
  • Our new EU Transition Bursary offers financial support to our European students. If you normally reside in the EU and are starting your undergraduate or postgraduate taught course in September or January , you could be eligible for this reduction in your tuition fees. If you have home fee status or have EU settled or pre-settled status in the UK, you are not eligible for international scholarships but you may be eligible for the Derby Achievement Scholarship. 

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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