BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science with Foundation Year

Why choose this course?

FY course image Sport and Exercise Science


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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