Sport and Exercise Science BSc (Hons)

Course Overview - Sport and Exercise Science BSc (Hons)

The BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science degree is accredited by the industry’s professional body, the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences [BASES] and focuses on the scientific basis of performance in sport and participation in physical activity and exercise. To fulfil BASES requirements Sport and Exercise Science students will follow a dedicated pathway throughout the three levels that focuses on gaining an understanding of the core sport and exercise disciplines of physiology, biomechanics and psychology as well as exploring the interdisciplinary and multidisciplin...

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Course Information

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3 Years

Start Date



Cardiff Met - Cyncoed

Course Address
Cardiff Metropolitan University
Cyncoed Road
CF23 6XD

Application Details

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Points of Entry

Year 1

Entry Requirements



120 - 128 points to normally include BB (Including Science) - dependent on overall academic profile, sporting profile and strength of personal statement.

UCAS Tariff

Access to HE Diploma


International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme


Overall Pass to include 1xH6 in Science/PE and 1xH5

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)



BTEC to be in a Science/Sport subject.

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)


120 - 128 points from Highers including three H2 grades to include Science/PE. Minimum H4 grade considered within points.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

Five GCSEs at grade C or above/grade 4 or above to include English Language, Maths and Science. For Welsh applicants we will accept either GCSE Mathematics or Mathematics-Numeracy. Five Scottish National 5 subjects at grade C or above to include English

OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma



Extended Diploma to be in a Science/Sport subject.

Scottish Advanced Higher


120 - 128 points normally include AH CC (Including Science) - dependent on overall academic profile, sporting profile and strength of personal statement.

Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)


120 - 128 points from at least 2 A levels or equivalent to include grades BB. Skills Challenge Certificate accepted as the third subject



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Fees and funding

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Channel Islands, Republic of Ireland £9,000
EU, International £16,000

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