London Metropolitan University

Course Introduction

If you see yourself working in the sports and leisure industries, or independently as a personal trainer, then this course is an ideal way in. We combine practical work in our state'of'the' art sports science laboratories, and gym with an in'depth scientific exploration of anatomy, physiology, biomechanics, sports psychology and sports nutrition to help prepare you for that first step. Added value: 85% of students were in work / study six months after finishing the course (2013 National Student Survey).

Course Modules

Year 1 topics include: underlying physiology and biochemistry; introduction to different aspects of sports science; research and data'handling skills; principles of sports training. Year 2 topics include: biomechanics; exercise physiology; sports psychology; physical performance assessment; sports coaching; sports sociology. Year 3 topics include: research project; advanced exercise physiology; applied and environmental sports physiology; advanced sports psychology; Olympic studies.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons)
4 years
Part Time Day
BSc (Hons) £2,250  Credit module. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • International Baccalaureate 28
  • Tariff 88
  • SQA Higher
  • GCE A-level
  • BTEC National Diploma
  • SQA Advanced Higher
  • GCE AS-level
  • BTEC National Certificate (12 units)
  • Course specific
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade