Sport and Exercise Science SCQF Level 7

What is special about this course?

Do you wish to pursue a sport science, sports therapy or medical related course at university? This course is designed to provide a good working knowledge of sport and exercise science in preparation for university study.

The course is made up of 2 modules. The first module introduces the branches of sport and exercise science such as physiology, biomechanics and psychology. This module also seeks to explore the interdisciplinary nature of sport and exercise science and explores the study skills required for university level study.

The second module Human Structure and Function is a SCQF Level 7 module (20 credits) aimed to study the branch of the biological sciences that is concerned with the way the body is structured and how it functions. The Human Structure and Function module is a formal University module with formal assessment and study at SCQF Level 7 and with a credit value of 20 credit points.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements Open to pupils with 3 Highers at min BBC. A strong interest in pursuing a sport, health or medicine related course of study.

College Certificate - Introduction to Sport and Exercise Science (Wednesdays).

Degree Module - Human Structure and Function (SCQF Level 7, 20 credits) (Fridays).

How will I study my course?

  • Part Time

How long will my course last?

1 Year
  • Wednesday afternoon
  • Friday morning


Where can I study my course?

    • Perth College UHI


Most full-time students will have their fees paid.

Students on part-time courses may also be eligible to have their course fees waived.

What can I do on completion of my course?

Course progression:

• BSc Sport and Fitness
 BSc Sports Therapy
 HN Fitness, Health and Exercise
• HN Sports Coaching and Development
• HN Sports Therapy

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