Applied Sport and Exercise Studies (Level 6)
University of Gloucestershire
Key Course Facts
Why Applied Sport and Exercise Studies (Level 6)?
Our Applied Sport and Exercise Studies (Level 6) course enables you to top up your existing Level 5 qualification (such as a foundation degree or HND) to a full honours degree. Throughout this online course you’ll be taught by our industry-experienced lecturers, and you’ll learn from current professional practitioners from a variety of sports setting.
Building on your existing knowledge, you’ll explore the impact of sport on people’s lives, on our communities and on wider society. Optional modules enable you to tailor your study to your own particular passions and career ambitions, as you examine the planning and delivery of sports programmes and initiatives. With opportunities to build relevant experience on placements, with organisations such as Sport England, Youth Sports Trust, the Football Association, Gloucestershire Sport, Physical Activity Trust, local authorities and schools, our graduates stand out from the competition.
You’ll draw on the expertise of experienced lecturers and learn from professional practitioners – previous guest speakers have included David Palmer, GB coach for under-23s deaf football, and representatives of UK Coaching. You can also take advantage of brand new sports facilities at our Oxstalls campus, including an international-standard sports arena, 3G pitches, dedicated pitches for rugby, hockey and football and a cricket pavilion and pitch. This is in addition to our state-of-the-art sport and exercise science labs, fitness suites and strength and conditioning facilities.
Why University of Gloucestershire? We’ve been using our expertise to support and inspire students since 1847. Join us and you will benefit from professional-standard facilities in the beautiful, historic surroundings of Cheltenham and Gloucester. Our vibrant and tight-knit community of over 10,000 students and staff paired with a wide variety of courses means you will have the best of both worlds – a diverse community of sports clubs, societies and activities while also benefiting from specialist lecturers who value you as an individual.
Who Cares? We do. We care about our students and the planet. We listened to what our students value most, turning our prospectus digital and providing opportunities for them to protect the planet and move on to study in an environment that works hard to support future generations. As a result, we’re proud that the University of Gloucestershire has been judged the UK’s most sustainable university.
Our students never tire of finding inspiration here in the dynamic county of Gloucestershire, home to over 45 festivals every year, including 2000trees, Wychwood and the world-famous Cheltenham Literature festival. Many students gain valuable skills and experience working at these events alongside their studies.
After the course Your story with us doesn’t end at graduation. We are proud of our record that 92% of University of Gloucestershire graduates are in work or further study within six months of completing their course*, and throughout your studies we are committed to working with you to develop your future plan.
*Graduate Outcomes Survey published 2021 and based on 2018/19 leavers.
Experience an open day Book yourself a place at a University of Gloucestershire open day at www.glos.ac.uk/BookAnOpenDay. Our open days have been designed to inform you, inspire you, and help you make the right decision about your next step. It’s your chance to see the university for yourself, get a real insight into what we're about and meet your potential course tutors and lecturers. Our friendly student ambassadors will also be on hand to show you round your campus.
To find out more information about this course, visit www.glos.ac.uk/OurCourses, email us on [email protected] or call 03330 14 14 14.
What You Will Learn
Programme content: As a student of Applied Sport and Exercise Studies (Level 6), BSc (Hons) you will study the following course modules.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Minimum Required UCAS Tariff
Applicants should possess an HND, Diploma of Higher Education or Foundation degree.
Requirements for international students / English requirements
IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)
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Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Applied Sport and Exercise Studies (Level 6), BSc (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.
Tuition Fees Applied Sport and Exercise Studies (Level 6) BSc (Hons)
|England UK||£9250||year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250||year 1|
Additional fee information
Average student cost of living in the UK
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|Takeaways / food deliveries||£30|
|Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food)||£24|
|Holidays and weekend trips||£78|
|Transport within city||£17|
|Self-care / sports||£20|
|Stationary / books||£13|
|Mobile phone / internet||£13|
|Cable TV / streaming||£7|
|Average student cost of living||£1092|
London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.
How to apply
January 1, 2024
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
Possible Entry Points:
- year 1 (Default entry point)
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About University of Gloucestershire
The University of Gloucester is a university with three campuses, located in Gloucester, England. Two of the campuses are based in Cheltenham, and the other one in Gloucester itself. The Park and Francis Close Hall belong to Cheltenham, while Oxstalls is the name of the Gloucester campus. Each location is used for distinct functions that the university carries out.
Student composition of University of Gloucestershire
Students by level of study Academic year 2020/21 - Full-time equivalent student enrollments published by Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) on 10 February 2022