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Bachelor of Science Sport and Exercise Science (PT)

Edinburgh Napier University


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Overview

Introduction

The programme explores the science used to help the body perform to its full potential. It offers more than most sports science degrees because you learn about science purely in its relationship to exercise and sport. Study physiology, biomechanics, and sports psychology but also take a very practical approach to the application of science to sport.

Students will learn how to carry out a wide range of procedures and use equipment involved in exercise physiology, biomechanics, sports psychology, injury rehabilitation and coaching.

The practical nature of this programme also encourages the development of skills necessary for all graduates to perform efficiently in the work environment.


Accolades

 

 

The Business School

We are a modern, global and dynamic business school home to students, staff and researchers inspired by the world around them to provide creative, sustainable solutions to economic challenges and the needs of society.

 

School of Applied Sciences

From career guidance to sports performance, biomedical science to ecotourism, research into human life, human behaviour and our understanding of the environment is at the centre of the School of Applied Sciences.

  • Top 50 UK University for Sports Science (Guardian University Guide 2017)

Programme Structure

Programme Duration

Part-time pathway:
This programme can be completed in 24 months.


Programme Outline

Edinburgh Napier University Degree Programme

Year 2

  • The Research Process in Sport and Exercise
  • Principles of Coaching
  • Introduction to Exercise Physiology
  • Introduction to Sport Psychology

Year 3

  • Intermediate Exercise Physiology
  • Intermediate Sport Psychology
  • Assessment and Conditioning for Performance
  • Scientific Communication - Dissertation and Statistics
  • Intermediate Biomechanics
  • Sports Injury Management


Depending on their qualification, students might be required to take up to 3 of the following bridging modules:

  • The Research Process in Sport and Exercise
  • Biomechanics of Sport and Exercise
  • Physiology of Sport and Exercise
  • Functional Anatomy


Intakes

Part-time: February, June and October

Programme Details

Contact Hours

Part-Time: 320 hours (average)

Maximum Candidature Period

There is no formal maximum period in which a student must complete their programme of study. But there is flexibility within our regulations to extend the period of study based upon each students individual requirements - our regulations allow students to suspend their study for up to 2 academic years in exceptional circumstances.

Delivery Mode

Lectures, tutorials and project assignments will be conducted within PSB Academy campus.  

Some modules may be delivered by our university partners’ teaching staff in an intensive block mode.

Minimum Number of Students Before a Class Commences

Minimum 25 students are required before commencement of classes. 

Admission Criteria

Local Student Admission

Admission Requirements

The minimum admission requirements are:

  • PSB Academy's Diploma in Sport & Exercise Science
  • Diploma from a recognised institution in a related discipline (e.g. sports coaching, sport and exercise science), or equivalent
  • Entry to Level 8 (Year 2) with a non-related Diploma from a recognised institution may be granted on a case-by-case basis
  • Entry to Level 9 (Year 3) may be granted with a local polytechnic diploma, advanced diploma or equivalent from a recognised institution in a related discipline on the basis of prior gained credit and possession of the prerequisite knowledge required to succeed in the programme. 

English Proficiency Level

Fees

Local Student

Programme Fees

Year 2 S$7,704
Year 3 S$14,445*
Total S$22,149*


Bridging module Fees

The Research Process in Sport and Exercise S$1,926*
Biomechanics of Sport and Exercise S$642*
Physiology of Sport and Exercise S$642*
Functional Anatomy S$642*


Singaporean/PR graduates of PSB Academy are entitled fee rebates for subsequent programmes. Please contact our Programme Consultant for more information.

* All fees inclusive of 7% GST and may be subject to change annually
* Programme fees include laboratory fees where applicable
* Programme fees exclude textbooks
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Local Applications

How to Apply

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