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BSc PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND HEALTH WITH A YEAR ABROAD

Key details 

BSC PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND HEALTH WITH A YEAR ABROAD

Start Year
2023
Attendance
Full Time
Award
Degree of Bachelor of Science
UCAS course code
C63A
Entry Requirements
ABB
Duration (years)
4

Assessment for Year 1

You’ll be assessed in a variety of ways across the three years that will prepare you for a career in the sector or further research. Exams play a small part in Year 1 and the course is coursework based thereafter. 

You will be introduced to a broad range of assessment types to support your transition into higher education, this includes exams, conference presentations, professional portfolios with observational work and written coursework. 

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Assessment for Year 2

You’ll undertake a placement as part of your assessment work and begin to develop your research proposal. You will create educational resources and complete reports using local data as well as written coursework and group work. 

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Assessment for Year 4

In Year 4, you’ll undertake your dissertation project under the supervision of an active researcher, undertake field work, and assess using practical demonstrations of your understanding of movement concepts. Written coursework is undertaken including the funding bid application writing. 

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Assessment for Year 1

You’ll be assessed in a variety of ways across the three years that will prepare you for a career in the sector or further research. Exams play a small part in Year 1 and the course is coursework based thereafter. 

You will be introduced to a broad range of assessment types to support your transition into higher education, this includes exams, conference presentations, professional portfolios with observational work and written coursework. 

Clearing and Admissions Live Chat   
Register interest   
Open Days   

Important Information

Whilst the University will make every effort to offer the modules listed, changes may sometimes be made arising from the annual monitoring and review of modules. Where this activity leads to significant change to a programme and modules, the University will endeavour to consult with affected students. The University may not be able to offer a module for reasons outside of its control, such as the illness of a member of staff. Availability of optional modules may be restricted owing to timetabling, lack of demand, or limited places. Where this is the case, you will be asked to make alternative module choices and you will be supported during this process.

Assessment for Year 2

You’ll undertake a placement as part of your assessment work and begin to develop your research proposal. You will create educational resources and complete reports using local data as well as written coursework and group work. 

Clearing and Admissions Live Chat   
Register interest   
Open Days   

Important Information

Whilst the University will make every effort to offer the modules listed, changes may sometimes be made arising from the annual monitoring and review of modules. Where this activity leads to significant change to a programme and modules, the University will endeavour to consult with affected students. The University may not be able to offer a module for reasons outside of its control, such as the illness of a member of staff. Availability of optional modules may be restricted owing to timetabling, lack of demand, or limited places. Where this is the case, you will be asked to make alternative module choices and you will be supported during this process.

Clearing and Admissions Live Chat   
Register interest   
Open Days   

Important Information

Whilst the University will make every effort to offer the modules listed, changes may sometimes be made arising from the annual monitoring and review of modules. Where this activity leads to significant change to a programme and modules, the University will endeavour to consult with affected students. The University may not be able to offer a module for reasons outside of its control, such as the illness of a member of staff. Availability of optional modules may be restricted owing to timetabling, lack of demand, or limited places. Where this is the case, you will be asked to make alternative module choices and you will be supported during this process.

Assessment for Year 4

In Year 4, you’ll undertake your dissertation project under the supervision of an active researcher, undertake field work, and assess using practical demonstrations of your understanding of movement concepts. Written coursework is undertaken including the funding bid application writing. 

Clearing and Admissions Live Chat   
Register interest   
Open Days   

Important Information

Whilst the University will make every effort to offer the modules listed, changes may sometimes be made arising from the annual monitoring and review of modules. Where this activity leads to significant change to a programme and modules, the University will endeavour to consult with affected students. The University may not be able to offer a module for reasons outside of its control, such as the illness of a member of staff. Availability of optional modules may be restricted owing to timetabling, lack of demand, or limited places. Where this is the case, you will be asked to make alternative module choices and you will be supported during this process.

Entry Requirements

A Levels

ABB

T Levels

Obtain an overall Pass including a B in the core of the T Level and a Distinction in the Occupational Specialism. Acceptable subjects are: Health, Healthcare Science, Science.

BTEC

DDM excluding BTEC Public Services, Uniformed Services and Business Administration. Please note we do not accept three individual BTECs.

Scottish highers

AAABB

Scottish highers advanced

BCC

Irish leaving certificate

3 subjects at H2, 3 subjects at H3

Access course

Pass Access to HE Diploma with Distinction in 30 credits at Level 3 and Merit in 15 credits at Level 3

European Baccalaureate

75%

International Baccalaureate

32 points

GCSE offer

You are required to have Mathematics, English Language and Science at a minimum of Grade C or Grade 4 or above at GCSE.

Additional entry requirements

We welcome and value a wide range of alternative qualifications.  If you have a qualification which is not listed here, please contact us via Admissions Enquiries.

We are interested to hear from students who are not sure they will meet the A Level requirements, but who have relevant sector related qualifications, performance sport athletes or voluntary work.

Important note

Once enrolled onto your course at UEA, your progression and continuation (which may include your eligibility for study abroad, overseas experience, placement or year in industry opportunities) is contingent on meeting the assessment requirements which are relevant to the course on which you are enrolled.

International Requirements

We accept many international qualifications for entry to this course. View our International Students pages for specific information about your country.

INTO University of East Anglia

If you do not meet the academic and/or English requirements for direct entry our partner, INTO UEA, offers progression on to this undergraduate degree upon successful completion of the following preparation programme:

International Foundation in Pharmacy, Health and Life Sciences

Students for whom english is a foreign language

Applications from students whose first language is not English are welcome. We require evidence of proficiency in English (including writing, speaking, listening and reading): 

  • IELTS: 6.0 overall (minimum 5.5 in all components) for year 1 entry
  • IELTS: 6.5 overall (minimum 6.0 in all components) for year 2 entry

We also accept a number of other English language tests. Review our English Language Equivalencies for a list of example qualifications that we may accept to meet this requirement.

If you do not yet meet the English language requirements for this course, INTO UEA offer a variety of English language programmes which are designed to help you develop the English skills necessary for successful undergraduate study: 

Interviews

Most applicants will not be called for an interview and a decision will be made via UCAS Track. However, for some applicants an interview will be requested. Where an interview is required the Admissions Service will contact you directly to arrange a time. 

Gap year

We welcome applications from students who have already taken or intend to take a gap year.  We believe that a year between school and university can be of substantial benefit. You are advised to indicate your reason for wishing to defer entry on your UCAS application. 

Intakes

This course is open to UK and International applicants. The annual intake is in September each year. 

Course Reference Number: 6774185

Fees and Funding

Tuition Fees  

View our information for Tuition Fees. 

Scholarships and Bursaries 

We are committed to ensuring that costs do not act as a barrier to those aspiring to come to a world leading university and have developed a funding package to reward those with excellent qualifications and assist those from lower income backgrounds. View our range of Scholarships for eligibility, details of how to apply and closing dates. 

Course related costs

You are eligible for reduced fees during your year abroad. Further details are available on our Tuition Fee webpage. 

Extra costs, related to items such as your travel and accommodation during your year abroad, will vary depending on location. 

View our information about Additional Course Fees. 

Course Reference Number: 6774185

How to Apply

Apply for this course through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Services (UCAS), using UCAS Hub. 

UCAS Hub is a secure online application system that allows you to apply for full-time undergraduate courses at universities and colleges in the United Kingdom.

Your application does not have to be completed all at once. Register or sign in to UCAS to get started. 

Once you submit your completed application, UCAS will process it and send it to your chosen universities and colleges.

The Institution code for the University of East Anglia is E14.

View our guide to applying through UCAS for useful tips, key dates and further information:

How to apply through UCAS

Course Reference Number: 6774185
Key details
Attendance
Full Time
Award
Degree of Bachelor of Science
UCAS course code
C63A
Entry Requirements
ABB
Duration (years)
4
Excel in both the theory and practice of sport and physical activity. You’ll develop your skills as a health practitioner, and discover factors influencing the performance, participation and development of individuals within physical education, sport and physical activity settings. You’ll enjoy access to UEA’s extensive sporting facilities, and undertake an embedded placement on this exhilarating course. This variant of the course also allows you to spend a year abroad at one of our partner institutions – an invaluable cultural and academic experience, in which you’ll learn how other countries approach sport and fitness.
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