Sports and Exercise Science - Courses

We live in an exciting time for sports and fitness. It’s a growing global industry that provides career opportunities the world over, with passionate and dedicated experts who want to help us change our relationships with our bodies and health.

Course details

On this course, you’ll deepen your understanding of the key issues in sport, develop your own fitness and learn about the science that underpins physical ability.
  • Mode of study: 3-4 days campus
  • Intake: September, January
  • Course length: 3-4 years
  • Course fee: 13,905  per year
  • Location: Manchester
  • Entry requirements: GCSE: 5 passes at Grade 9-4/A-D or 32 tariff points

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Course overview

While engaging with this degree you will gain theoretical understanding of the topics you are exploring, you will also have opportunities to learn, develop and demonstrate a wide range of practical and applied skills and competencies.

Assessments will include individual and group work submissions and could be in the form of case studies, essays, reports, literature reviews, reflective logs and diaries, self and peer evaluations, group and individual presentations along with subject-specific skills and competency assessment.


Entry requirements


Students will take part in regular Insight Days to Salford City FC, where they will interact with coaching and backroom teams, and learn from industry experts. Practical understanding across the different module areas will be brought to life by guest speakers and experts in areas such as sports psychology and biomechanics. Networking sessions and events will take place with sports industry contacts and placements at organisations such as Greater Sport and Trafford Leisure will be available to students in year 3 of study. Through our partner contacts, students will learn a deep understanding of the sports industry, and the importance of health and well-being across the sector.


You will also go on a personal development journey. From leadership to resilience and effective team working – it’s all covered by our Target Talent Curriculum.

  • Academic and English Skills
  • Introduction to Numerical Techniques
  • Introduction to Research
  • Introduction to Business Studies
  • Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Biomechanics
  • Introduction to Sports and Exercise Psychology
  • Introduction to Coaching Theory and Practice
  • Interactive Learning and Communication Skills (Integrated Year One only)
  • Anatomy and Biomechanics of Sport and Exercise
  • Physiology of Human Activity
  • Sport and Exercise Psychology
  • Science and Practice of Coaching
  • Project
  • Contemporary Issues in Sports and Exercise Science
  • Human Movement and Performance
  • Strength and Conditioning