UCAS code: C610
The typical offer is likely to be:
SQA Highers: BBBB, including English and a science subject (Biology or Chemistry preferred). Standard Grades: Mathematics at Grade 3.
GCE A Levels: BBC, including a science subject (Biology or Chemistry preferred). GCSEs: English Language and Literature at Grade C, Mathematics at Grade C, plus two further subjects other than those at A Level.
IB: Award of Diploma with 33 points overall and grades 554 in Higher Level subjects including a science subject (Biology or Chemistry preferred). Standard Level: English at 4 and Mathematics or Mathematical Studies at 4.
All applicants must also meet our general university entry requirements - including SQA, GCSE, or equivalent English language requirements.
Applied Sport Science is the study of human responses to sport. The programme includes courses on physiology, biomechanics, sport psychology, and the biochemistry of exercise and skills acquisition. You will develop an understanding of the value and purpose of sport in society and the factors that affect participation and performance in sport and exercise.
You will study the scientific effects of sport on the body and the significance of sport in society. Courses cover sport history and sociology, research methods and IT. You can also choose other courses from within Sport Science or from other academic areas.
As Year 1.
You will start to specialise and can choose courses such as Sports Nutrition, Sports Development and Coaching Children.
You will study two core courses and will choose another two courses from a range, including Environmental Physiology, Sport & Exercise Medicine and Designing Exercise Programmes. You will also complete an honours dissertation.
Find out more about the compulsory and optional courses in this degree programme.
Find out more about this programme's aims, what you will learn, how you will be assessed and what skills and knowledge you will develop.
Find out more about the tuition fees for this programme.
This article was published on Jun 29, 2012