Undergraduate BSc (Hons)

Physical Activity, Exercise & Health with Foundation Year

Transition into higher education and prepare for degree-level study with our BSc (Hons) Physical Activity, Exercise & Health with Integrated Foundation Year.

Physical Activity, Exercise & Health with Foundation Year

Course Overview

  • Institution code

  • Main location

    Headingley Campus Beckett Park
  • Attendance

  • Duration

    8 Years
  • Start date

    19 Sep 2022

If you don’t have the required UCAS points to secure a place on the full degree programme, this integrated foundation year will enable you to transition onto our BSc (Hons) Physical Activity, Exercise & Health course, preparing you for academic life at university.

As part of your foundation year, you’ll:

  • Study four sport-related modules -These will introduce you to the subjects included on each of our routes, from sport development and sport and exercise science to coaching and lifelong health
  • Study two additional modules that will help you develop the academic and study skills needed to successfully transition from school or the workplace to higher education

As part of your course, you’ll:

  • Examine the key disciplines of the exercise sciences and physical activity policies, from the causes of disease, to behaviour change strategies
  • Look at the design of interventions which promote and enhance the nation's health through prevention and treatment
  • Learn to design and deliver your own physical activity, exercise and health programmes that can have a lasting and positive impact on people's lives

You’ll learn how to access the extensive resources and support services available here at Leeds Beckett, whether you need a hand locating specialist materials in the Library, or you need advice about personal issues.

During your second, third and fourth years you’ll study an average of six modules each year. Visit each of the course pages below for details of the modules offered as part of your chosen course.

BSc (Hons) Sport & Exercise Nutrition
BSc (Hons) Science of Sport Performance
BSc (Hons) Sport & Exercise Science
BSc (Hons) Sports Coaching
BA (Hons) Sport Marketing
BSc (Hons) Physical Education
BA (Hons) Physical Education with Outdoor Education
BA (Hons) Sport Business Management
BA (Hons) Sport Development


Why study Physical Activity, Exercise & Health at Leeds Beckett University...

  1. Prepare for undergraduate-level study
  2. Develop skills to work directly with people from all age groups
  3. Study in our new £45m state-of-the-art Carnegie School of Sport building
  4. Sport volunteering opportunities, which have previously included global events such as the Olympics, World Athletics Championships and Commonwealth Games