Sport Science

Sports science is the study of how the healthy human body works during exercise, and how sport and physical activity promote health, physically, mentally and socially.

The study of sport science incorporates many other academic studies and areas, like physiology, psychology, anatomy, engineering and chemistry.

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Universities Offering Degrees within

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Sport Science

Campus
Institution Name
Country
Campus Style
Institution Size
Selectivity
Education Model
The University of Bath
UK
Suburban Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Selective (25-50% admitted). Selectiveness varies, with some courses being more competitive than others.
Researched Focused Institution
University of Birmingham
UK, UAE
Our campus is just outside of the city centre of Birmingham, 7 minutes from our train station.
Very Large Institution >30,000
Selective (25-50% admitted)
We are a Russell Group university which hosts outstanding teaching and learning on campus.
Bishop's University
Canada
Suburban/rural campus (town of approximately 7,000 people)
Small Institution <5000
Somewhat Selective (50-75% admitted)
Liberal Arts and Sciences Education Model
University of Brighton
UK
City Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Integrated or Thematic degrees, Researched Focused Institution, Teaching Focused Institution, Vocationally Focused Institution (multiple integrated internships)
Brunel University London
UK
Suburban Campus
Medium Institution 5000-15,000
Selective (25-50% admitted) Admissions rate varies by subjects, with Medicine and Healthcare subjects extremely selective
Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model), Integrated or Thematic degrees, Researched Focused Institution, Teaching Focused Institution
University of Chichester
UK
City Island Campus - Our main campus is just fifteen minutes walk from Chichester city centre.
Medium Institution 5000-15,000
Less Selective (>75% admitted) - certain courses are more competitive than others and therefore more selective.
Both Single and Dual honours at Undergraduate with a focus on practical application
University of Edinburgh
Scotland - UK
A mix of City and Island Campus in a City – with several subject-based campuses that are spread out across the city centre and surrounding areas.
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Selective (25-50% admitted)
Single and joint honours degrees, often with the opportunity to study additional outside modules.
University of Essex
UK
Suburban Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Less Selective (>75% admitted)
Single Subject Focus (Joint degrees available), Researched Focused Institution, Teaching Focused Institution
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Common Degree/ Major Names

BSc
Sport Rehabilitation
BSc
Sport Coaching
BSc
Coaching Science
BSc
Sport & Exercise Nutrition
BSc
Sport and Exercise Psychology
BSc
Adventure Sport Science
BSc
Sports Performance
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Useful Skills

ICT
Note Taking
Practical (working with your hands)
Analytical
Data Manipulation
Staying Motivated / Working Hard
Organisation
Teamwork
Leadership
Staying Positive (Resilience)
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