You will study the effects of sport and exercise on the body and the significance of sport in society. Courses include all the key sport science disciplines along with research methods and information skills. In addition you select optional courses from across the University.
As year 1
You will start to specialise and can choose courses such as Sports Nutrition, Sports Development, Coaching Children and Exercise, Fitness and Health.
You will study two of the four core sport science disciplines along with two other options including Environmental Physiology, Sport and Exercise Medicine and Exercise Prescription for Rehabilitation. You will also complete an honours dissertation.
2023 entry requirements
4 Highers at ABBB (minimum) but typically AAAB (first sitting) or 4/5 Highers at AABB/ABBBB (minimum) but typically AAAA (two sittings) including Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Human Biology or Physics and Psychology; OR Physical Education and Psychology; plus English at National 5 at C.
Widening access entry:
4 Highers at ABBB (by end of S6) including Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Human Biology or Physics and Psychology; or Psychology and Physical Education plus English at National 5 at C. Highers at BBB must be achieved in one sitting S4-S6.
College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Education and Sport (Moray House School of Education)