BSc (Hons) Sport & Exercise Science (Intercalated)

Sport & Exercise Science (Intercalated) - BSc (Hons)

Course Overview

​This BSc Sport and Exercise Science (Intercalated) degree is only open to medical students in the UK who have passed their pre-clinical phase of first three years of medical school and who are deemed suitable for intercalation by their ‘home’ University(intermediate). It is not a ‘top-up’ course.

By undertaking this degree, you will integrate with students on the final year of the ‘BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science’ degree and have the opportunity to work in the challenging sports and exercise environment, within first class sports science laboratories and sports facilities. 

Course information on this page relates to September 2017 entry.

​Course Content​

​​​You will study:

  • For an Independent Project in one or more of Biomechanics, Physiology or Psychology
  • Biomechanics of Sport and Exercise (1 module)

Three modules from the following list of four options

  • Exercise Physiology for Sport Performance;
  • Exercise Physiology for Health
  • Sport Psychology
  • Exercise Psychology

Learning & Teaching

The delivery of modules is achieved using a range of techniques. Specifically students will experience lectures, practical’s and seminars for taught modules and one-to-one tutorials and seminars for their Independent Project. ​

Assessment

You will be assessed using a range of assessment techniques, including essays, reviews examinations, vivas and scientific reports. Final examinations take place in the last weeks of May.

Employability & Careers​

Upon successful completion of their medical degree, successful graduates from this course could work in sport and exercise medicine, for example with elite athletes, national teams and squads or be involved in health promotion activities within a local authority or health care trust.

Graduates will also be in an ideal position to undertake the ‘MSc Sport & Exercise Medicine’ degree at the Cardiff School of Sport or to register on the recently approved Certificate for Completion of Specialist Training (CCST) in Sport and Exercise Medicine.

Entry Requirements​ & How to Apply

Applicants must have passed, at their first attempt, all of the modules in the intermediate stage of their medical studies. Applicants must also have the approval of their current Medical School

Selection Procedure:
In the first instance, you are advised to contact the course director. An application should then be made through UCAS. Please note that although the UCAS 'Equal Consideration' deadline is January 15th, applications are still considered right up to the start of the programme.

We do not offer specific Open Days for this programme but, through the Programme Director, you can arrange for an informal visit to meet staff members and see the facilities.

How to Apply:
Applications for this course should be made online to UCAS at www.ucas.com/apply. For further information please visit our How to Apply pages at www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/howtoapply.

Contact Us

For general enquiries please contact the Admissions Team on 029 2041 6044 or email askadmissions@cardiffmet.ac.uk.

For course specific enquiries, please contact the programme leader, Michael G Hughes:
Email: mghughes@cardiffmet.ac.uk
Tel: 029 2020 5812

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Full terms and conditions in relation to accepting an offer to study at Cardiff Metropolitan University can be found by visiting www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/terms