Sport Science with Sandwich Year

Course Introduction

**Reasons to choose Kingston**

– Kingston was ranked at number one in England and second in the UK for sport science (Guardian University League Tables 2020).

– This course is endorsed by the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES).

– This course received 100 per cent overall student satisfaction (National Student Survey 2018 and 2019).

**About this course**

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. 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. There is an option to study sports injuries and a project/ dissertation on a selected topic.

Course Modules

Please note that this is an indicative list of modules and is not intended as a definitive list.

Year 1: LS4007 - Essentials for Sport and Exercise Science, LS4008 - Sport & Exercise Psychology, LS4009 - Functional Anatomy & Exercise Physiology, LS4010 - The Science and Practice of Coaching.

Year 2: LS5012 - Research Methods in Exercise Science, LS5013 - Sport and Exercise Psychology II, LS5014 - Health & Exercise Physiology, LS5015 - Analysis in Sport and Exercise, LS5016 - Sport Coaching Theory.

Year 3 core modules: LS6023 - Sport Science Project or Dissertation, LS6018 - Extreme Environments & Ergogenic Aids

LS6020 - Biomechanics of Sport Performance and Injury, LS6021 - Applied Notational Analysis, LS6022 - Coaching Practice, LS6023 - Project.

Year 3 optional modules: LS6017 - Exercise & Health Psychology, LS6019 - Applied Sport Psychology.

Start Date


Tuition & Fees

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
4 years
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
4 years
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 European Fees