Sport and Exercise Science

Sport and Exercise Science

Bachelor degree
48 months
Application deadlines: April 30
Processing time: 30 days
Application fee: £20
Intakes: September
International tuition: £15,600
Domestic tuition: £1,820

Program overview

The course provides you with the knowledge and experience to become a sports and exercise scientist and work in areas such as sport, health or science disciplines, or to pursue a career in research or teaching. You'll study the structure and function of the major physiological systems in humans including exploration of the response of humans to particular stimuli and integrated understanding of physiological control mechanisms. You will study the basic anatomy of the human musculoskeletal system and biomechanics of human movement including assessment of gait and factors influencing control of muscle movements in relation to sport and ageing populations. You'll be introduced to psychological techniques that can be used to improve performance in competitive sport, and to promote behaviour change to increase physical activity and reduce sedentary time.Various modules in the programme provide an understanding of the role of exercise and nutrition in developing a healthy lifestyle and consider the other medical aspects related to diet and exercise that are important for maintaining health while participating in sport and exercise.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



  • PTE
School leavers are required to complete a Foundation Year for entry to the University. SQA Advanced Highers: AABB or equivalents. English Language Requirements: IELTS 6.0 with 5.5 in each skill Cambridge C1 Advanced (CAE) 169 overall with a minimum of 162 in each sub-skill Cambridge C2 Proficiency (CPE) 180 overall with a minimum of 162 in each sub-skill Pearson Test of English 54 overall with a minimum of 51 in each component IBT TOEFL 80 with no subtest less than 17 Trinity ISE II Pass overall and Pass in each sub-skill, ISE III Pass overall and in all sub-skills, ISE IV Pass overall and in all sub-skills

Career opportunities

Students who graduate from the BSc Sport and Exercise Science degree are prepared for the many career opportunities working in sport, exercise and science: Sports science support of athletes Health and fitness monitoring Physical activity promotion Coaching Teaching Physiotherapy, dietetics and other allied health professions Other employers who have benefitted from Stirling graduate expertise include local authorities, commercial and voluntary sport organisations and governing bodies of sport.

Campus location

Stirling , United Kingdom

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