What will I learn?
Sport and exercise is a huge and rapidly expanding global industry, while levels of public fitness and participation in physical activity are issues on the political agenda. For this reason, sport and exercise scientists are in increasing demand, particularly given the drive of professional athletes to maximise their potential.This degree course offers you the opportunity to study Sport and Exercise Science at one of the UK is leading universities. You will develop your knowledge and understanding of the Sport and Exercise Sciences across a wide range of disciplines, which will allow you to apply this knowledge and understanding in the context of sports performance, physical activity, health and wellbeing.You will benefit from access to state-of-the-art laboratories which will allow you to develop your practical, scientific and laboratory skills, enabling you to apply your knowledge to sport, exercise and other contexts.You will be part of a school and university that is uniquely associated with sport.The modular structure of the degree (and wide range of options) enables you to tailor your studies towards your own career aspirations.There continues to be extensive investment in the facilities within the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, making it a great place to study. As an undergraduate student, you have access to the very best facilities - including specialist teaching and research laboratories for human and exercise physiology, biochemistry and molecular biology, biomechanics, motor control and psychology.The academic expertise and research of our internationally-renowned staff informs teaching across all degree programmes, ensuring the very best learning experience.Loughborough University continues to make a significant contribution to sport and exercise in the UK as a centre of excellence in research in the biological, psychological and social sciences; as well as innovation in physical activity, health, coaching and sports technology. Loughborough University research supported Team GB in the 2012 and 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Loughborough is also home to a new £10 million, pioneering National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine.
Which department am I in? School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences
Students studying in the American education system, offers for entry onto undergraduate level courses are based on successful completion of the High School Diploma along with achievement in Advanced Placement Exams (group A) or SAT II Subject Specific Tests. We would typically require between 4, 4, 4 i and 5, 5, 5 i in 3 group A subjects from AP exams or between 650, 650, 650 i and 750, 700, 700 i in SAT subject tests.
The school requires a minimum average mark of 70% (or GPA/WAM equivalent). If an applicant has a mark that is lower, then the school can consider other factors such as:
The nature of any previous course of study and the subjects undertaken therein
Relevant professional experience
Any personal statement provided by the applicant.
English Language Requirements: IELTS Academic Overall Score of 7.0, reading 6.5, writing 6.5, listening 6.5, speaking 6.5; TOEFL (Internet-based) score of 100, reading 20, writing 20, listening 20, speaking 20; Cambridge English: CAE and CPE score of 185; PTE Academic overall score of 72 (Reading and Writing 72, Speaking and Listening 65).
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This university accepts pathways courses from Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (APU)
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