Kingston University London - Sport Science BSc (Hons)

Kingston University London

Sport Science BSc (Hons)

Are you passionate about sport and exercise? Would you enjoy a career where you worked to improve people's sporting performance, fitness and health? There are increasing opportunities for sports scientists to work with athletes or conduct research.

This hands-on course studies the science that underpins sports participation and how the body's performance can be improved, with built-in industry-recognised qualifications. Topics include anatomy, biomechanics, nutrition, physiology and psychology. You'll learn to monitor and assess health, fitness and performance.

You'll be able to tailor your studies to your own interests and career goals.

Entry Requirements

  • UCAS tariff points:


    96–120 for BSc (Hons); 32 for BSc (Hons) including foundation year from Level 3 qualifications.
  • A-levels to include one Sport OR Science A2 at grade C or above in either PE (Physical Education), Sport Studies, Biology, Chemistry, Applied Science, Psychology or Sport Psychology. General Studies not accepted.
  • Alternatively, BTEC Extended Diploma in Sports and Exercise Science or Applied Science or Applied Biology with grades MMM.
  • Candidates are normally required to hold five GCSE subjects at grade C/4 or above, including Mathematics and English Language.
  • IELTS of 6.0, with no element below 5.5.

Career Prospects

There are opportunities in sports management, recreation and health and fitness in the private and public sectors.

Career opportunities after completing Sport Science BSc (Hons)

  • ports coach 
  • Health adviser 
  • PE and sport lecturer assistant 
  • Gymnastics coach 
  • Project manager 
  • Personal trainer 
  • Health and wellbeing physiologis

Course Details

Year 1

Essentials for Sport and Exercise Science
Sport and Exercise Psychology 1
Functional Anatomy and Exercise Physiology
The Science and Practice of Coaching

Year 2

Analysis in Sport and Exercise
Health and Exercise Physiology
Sport and Exercise Psychology 2
Research Methods in Exercise Science

Year 3

Core Modules:
Extreme Environments and Ergogenic Aids
Sport and Exercise Science Project
Optional Modules:
Applied Notational Analysis
Biomechanics of Sport Performance and Injury
Applied Sport Psychology
Exercise and Health Psychology

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