12 months
10000 GBP/year
5670 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Advance your expertise in sport and exercise science and boost your employment prospects in this competitive field of Sport and Exercise Science at Leeds Beckett University. 

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This Sport and Exercise Science at Leeds Beckett University is designed to meet the professional standards set by industry governing organisation, the British Association of Sport & Exercise Sciences. You will enhance your awareness of the professional issues and research applications within health, exercise and sport by engaging with consultancy and research projects and working with elite-level athletes.

You will upgrade your knowledge of physiology, nutrition, biomechanics and psychology while gaining experience through an independent project related to your specific interests. Exciting placement opportunities will help to further refine your knowledge, enhance your skills and boost your CV. Previous students have secured placements with Leeds United, Yorkshire Carnegie, Leeds Rhinos and SportsAid, a UK charity helping the next generation of sports stars achieve their potential.


A variety of career options will be available to you upon graduation. You could lead sport science support programmes for professional teams and athletes or get involved in physical activity and intervention programmes in the public sector. You will also be well equipped to progress your expertise and conduct further research in your specialist area by studying for a higher degree.

  • Health Promotion Specialist
  • Sports Performance Analyst
  • Community Sports Coach
  • Healthy Lifestyle Officer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Measurement Techniques in Biomechanics (Biomechanics)
  • Biomechanics of Human Gait (Biomechanics)
  • Evidence Based Practice in Sports Physiology (Physiology)
  • Mechanisms of Adaptation to Exercise Training (Physiology)
  • Contemporary Issues in Sport Psychology (Psychology)
  • Psychology of Exercise & Health (Psychology)
  • Sport & Exercise Nutrition (Nutrition) 
  • Ergogenic Practices & Nutritional Manipulation in Sport & Exercise Nutrition (Nutrition)

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • Most courses don't have fixed application deadlines. But, our courses are popular - they can fill up quickly. It's best to apply as early as possible.


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should either have at least a second class honours degree in the cognate subjects of Sport & Exercise Science, Physical Sciences, Engineering, Physics, Biomechanics, Physiotherapy, Physical Education, Human Physiology, Biochemistry, Dietetics, Nutrition, Medicine or Sports Therapy, at least a second class honours degree in a non-cognate subject supported by evidence of an aptitude for the subject applied for, or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment.  
  • All applications should be supported by a reference, either academic or professional

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    5670 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5670 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • PT UK: £945 for each 20 credit point module
  • Part-time rates for international students are not automatically displayed as there are specific visa requirements which generally limit students to study in the UK on a full-time basis. 

Living costs for Leeds

637 - 1103 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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