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Sport & Exercise Medical Sciences BSc

UCAS code: BC16

Key information

Course type:
Single honours
Delivery mode:
Classroom
Study mode:
Full time
Duration:
Three years
Application status:
Open
Start date:
September 2023
Application deadline:
25 January 2023
Apply via UCAS

To truly understand how sport and exercise affects the body, it’s vital to take an approach rooted in medical insight. On this ground-breaking degree, you’ll investigate how movement prevents disease, nutrition influences health and physical inactivity changes our body. There are few places in the world better placed to develop your learning than the Faculty of Life Sciences and Medicine at King’s. Not only do we have connections to London’s many centres of sporting excellence, our course benefits from the research and teaching at one of the world’s great medical schools.

Key benefits

  • Explore a broad area that covers several related disciplines including nutrition, biochemistry and psychology - areas in which King’s are internationally renowned.
  • Learn from lecturers who are world leaders in areas including skeletal, cardiac and respiratory muscle physiology, ageing, tissue regeneration, and more.
  • Complete research projects under the supervision of leading researchersin numerous scientific and clinical fields – providing fantastic opportunities to learn fundamental research skills, or work with an elite organisation.
  • King’s association with sport is long standing. Be the first to hear drug-related breakthroughs from our world-class bio-analytical and pharmaceutical laboratories.
  • Benefit from King's partnerships with NHS Foundation Trusts: Guy’s and St Thomas’, King’s College and the South London and Maudsley Hospitals.
  • We are ranked 3rd in the UK for Sport Science (Times Good university Guide 2023)
  • 96% overall student satisfaction (NSS 2022)
Judi

The range of modules allow me to expand my interests and work towards my passion. It is a new and relevant course in today’s society.

Judi, Sport & Exercise Medical Sciences

Employability

The World Health Organisation have reported public health approaches are key for managing disease. For new initiatives to be introduced, society depends on people with expertise in this area to research, educate and encourage a shift in behaviour.

All of this will help you stand out to employers in the NHS and public health sector.

Our graduates apply their skills to a wide range of roles:

  • Support and analysis of elite athletes
  • Rehabilitation of athletes and patients
  • Academia including research and teaching
  • Public health

You’ll also be in an excellent position to continue to postgraduate study in:

  • Physiotherapy
  • Nutrition and dietetics
  • Occupational therapy
  • Clinical physiology
  • Medicine

Employability

The World Health Organisation have reported public health approaches are key for managing disease. For new initiatives to be introduced, society depends on people with expertise in this area to research, educate and encourage a shift in behaviour.

All of this will help you stand out to employers in the NHS and public health sector.

Our graduates apply their skills to a wide range of roles:

  • Support and analysis of elite athletes
  • Rehabilitation of athletes and patients
  • Academia including research and teaching
  • Public health

You’ll also be in an excellent position to continue to postgraduate study in:

  • Physiotherapy
  • Nutrition and dietetics
  • Occupational therapy
  • Clinical physiology
  • Medicine

Key information

Course type:
Single honours
Delivery mode:
Classroom
Study mode:
Full time
Duration:
Three years
Application status:
Open
Start date:
September 2023
Application deadline:
25 January 2023
Apply via UCAS

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