BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science with Foundation Year

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Why choose this course?

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Our foundation year will help you hit the ground running if you want to gain a respected honours degree in Sport and Exercise Science.

  • Choose a four-year course featuring a foundation year for a strong start to your University of Derby studies
  • Fulfil your ambition and potential: the foundation year is a smart move if you are planning a career change or if you don’t have the formal qualifications to join our honours degree directly
  • Explore the roles of biomechanics, physiology and psychology in sport performance
  • Indulge your passion for sport in our superb new £10.8 million Sports Centre 
  • Become skilled with latest technology via our High Performance Resistance Training Facility, VICON 3D motion capture system and breath-by-breath analysis system
  • Gain vital experience by applying for placements or internships: our students have worked with organisations like Derby County FC, Derbyshire County Cricket Club and Burton Albion FC
  • Work alongside renowned sports scientists who are actively involved in research and consultancy
  • Take the opportunity to achieve extra professional qualifications such as National Governing Body coaching awards
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