You learn about the culture and context of sport and physical activity, physiology and biomechanics, sport and physical activity psychology.
Classes cover coaching practice and sport development, physiology of aerobic exercise and physical activity for health, fitness and wellbeing.
50-hour work placement and research project, choice of optional classes such as nutrition for health and exercise, biomechanics of human movement, physical education in schools and topics in sport and exercise psychology.
Dissertation, practical project option and optional classes as in Year 3.
2022 entry requirements
4 Highers at AAAB (first sitting) or 5 Highers at AAABB (two sittings) including English and Maths or a science subject plus National 5 Maths (if not held at Higher) or Applications of Maths.
Widening access entry:
4 Highers at ABBB or AABC including English and Maths or a science subject at B plus National 5 Maths (if not held at Higher) or Applications of Maths.
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Psychological Sciences and Health