Undergraduate BSc (Hons)

Science of Sport Performance with Foundation Year

Transition into higher education and prepare for degree-level study with our BSc (Hons) Science of Sport Performance with integrated foundation year.

Science of Sport Performance with Foundation Year

Course Overview

  • UCAS code


    C619
  • Institution code


    L27
  • Main location


    Headingley Campus Beckett Park
  • Attendance


    Full-Time
  • Duration


    4 Years
  • Start date


    20 Sep 2021

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) Science of Sport Performance 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:

  • Develop expertise in the interdisciplinary sciences of sport performance, drawing on disciplines including biomechanics, nutrition, physiology and psychology
  • Advance practical and research techniques
  • Have the confidence to use performance-measuring equipment and technologies to evaluate athletes at all stages of their development
  • Study performance approaches within individual and team contexts and learn to apply these models to virtually any sport
  • Engage in work-related learning and practical placements in multiple sport settings

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.

Why study Science of Sports Performance with Foundation Year at Leeds Beckett University...

  1. Develop the skills and knowledge to fully prepare yourself for undergraduate study
  2. Learn the skills to develop the next generation of elite athletes
  3. Gain real-world experience and make connections through the school's new internship programme
  4. Be among the first students to take advantage of the university’s new state-of-the-art Carnegie School of Sport building
  5. Take advantage of our sport volunteering opportunities, which have previously included global events such as the Olympics, World Athletics Championships and Commonwealth Games

Carnegie School of Sport Heritage We have a long history in sports education stretching back to 1933 and the prestigious Carnegie College of Physical Training. Today, alumni of this college and its successor institutions are leaders in national and international sport.

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