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BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science

UCAS Code CC61 Part-time study available Study abroad opportunities

Scotland’s University for Sporting Excellence provides the perfect place for you to study and kick-start your career in sport with our Sport and Exercise Science course.

Sport and Exercise Science

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Key facts

  • Award BSc (Hons)
  • Start date September
  • Duration 48 months
  • Mode of study Part-time, Full-time, Campus based

Become a Sport and Exercise scientist with our BSc Sport and Exercise Science degree and you can transform lives and sporting careers.

As Scotland’s official University for Sporting Excellence, we place Sport and Exercise Science at the heart of everything we do. We prepare athletes for success on the world stage and improve the health of the nation through physical exercise. It’s why we're 1st in Scotland for sports research (REF2014).

Study our BSc Sport and Exercise Science degree and you’ll learn from our experts in sport and exercise physiology, nutrition, genetics, medicine, health and physical activity. 

Our research and performance analysis laboratories enable you to develop your scientific and practical skills in a world-class learning environment. Our course will prepare you for the many career opportunities available in Sport and Exercise Science. Our research ranges from molecular mechanisms through to the whole body level.

Our campus features a 50m swimming pool, a golf course, ten tennis courts and seven sports pitches all on sight. The Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2017 ranked our sports facilities 1st in Scotland and 4th in the UK.

Top reasons to study with us

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I wanted to continue swimming whilst studying and knowing Stirling was the University of Sporting Excellence made me want to study here.
Danielle Joyce
BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science
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Markus Van Der Westhuizen
The ability to shape your own career using the skills taught at Stirling is such a valuable asset
Markus Van Der Westhuizen
BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science
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Eilidh McIntyre
I knew that Stirling was renowned for its Sporting Excellence as well as having multitudes of sport lab facilities. The course was also heavily science based, which would allow me to analyse topics in more depth.
Eilidh McIntyre
BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science
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