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Undergraduate BSc (Hons)

Sport and Exercise for Health with Sport Management

Launch your career in the sport, exercise and health sector with this multi-disciplinary degree.
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2024

Course overview

This unique degree equips you with the knowledge and skills needed to boost the performance of elite athletes and to work with members of the public including children, older people and those adapting to illness and injuries, to improve their quality of life.

Our expert lecturers are active researchers and have practical experience of working in areas such as sports management and policy, sport marketing and leadership, nutrition, sport psychology and sport science, and their research underpins our teaching, ensuring you learn about the latest thinking in the field.

Still deciding on the right course for you? 

You might also be interested in our Sport and Exercise for HealthSport and Exercise Science or Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation degrees.

Why study Sport and Exercise for Health with Sport Management at Kent?

Ambition never stops.

Dr Geoffrey Kohe talks about our Sport Management pathways and how they could be the first step to wherever you want to go.  

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85%

Sports Science at Kent scored 85% overall in The Complete University Guide 2024.

Funding your studies.

If you are already competing at county level or equivalent (at least), you can apply for a sports scholarship from the University.

Make connections.

The School of Sport and Exercise Science has close working relationships with Science in Sport, Team Sky, the NHS and the Ministry of Defence.

First-class facilities.

You'll gain invaluable real-world experience in our laboratories and clinics.

Everything you need to know about our Sport and Exercise for Health with Sport Management course

Entry requirements

Typical A level offer
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The University will consider applications from students offering a wide range of qualifications. Click below to find out more.

Course structure

You study the science behind sports performance and physical activity and cover topics such as anatomy, physiology, biomechanics, psychology and sport nutrition.

How you'll study

We use a variety of learning and teaching methods including practical laboratory and sports-based sessions, lectures, small group seminars and private study.

Your future

Our focus is to help you follow your passion and give you the best possible start to your future. You’ll graduate with extensive knowledge and skills to help you pursue a successful career as a qualified practitioner.

You’ll have an excellent grounding in scientific knowledge and extensive experience, as well as a toolbox of transferable skills highly sought after by employers. These include communication and problem-solving skills; analytical thinking; effective time management; and the ability to work independently or as part of a team.

Our graduates are well equipped for careers across a range of fields. Typical graduate destinations include:

  • Clinical exercise specialist
  • Exercise physiologist
  • Sports development
  • Sport science support
  • Sports therapy practitioner
  • Personal trainer
  • PE teacher
  • Public health practitioner.
Gain transferable skills.
"There’s lots of practical work and it was fascinating learning how to assess people, monitoring heart rates, using a Douglas bag (which analyses exhaled breath) and so on."
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Hands-on learning.

Access to high-quality equipment is crucial to your learning. Enhance your experience with hands-on practice in our laboratories and custom-built teaching spaces.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees for 2024 entry

The 2024/25 annual tuition fees for this course are:

  • UK
    £9,250
  • EU
    £22,700
  • International
    £22,700
  • UK
    £4,625
  • EU
    £11,350
  • International
    £11,350

For details of when and how to pay fees and charges, please see our Student Finance Guide.

For students continuing on this programme, fees will increase year on year by no more than RPI + 3% in each academic year of study except where regulated.* 

Your fee status

The University will assess your fee status as part of the application process. If you are uncertain about your fee status you may wish to seek advice from UKCISA before applying.

Find out more about accommodation and living costs, plus general additional costs that you may pay when studying at Kent.

Kent offers generous financial support schemes to assist eligible undergraduate students during their studies. See our funding page for more details. 

Scholarships

We have a range of subject-specific awards and scholarships for academic, sporting and musical achievement.

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Next steps

Ready to apply?

If you are from the UK or Ireland, you must apply for this course through UCAS. If you are not from the UK or Ireland, you can apply through UCAS or directly on our website if you have never used UCAS and you do not intend to use UCAS in the future.

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