Applied Sports Science and Coaching (BSc top-up))

BSc (Hons)

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Start dates

September 2023

Course length

Full time: 1 year


The BSc (Hons) Applied Sports Science and Coaching at Bridgwater and Taunton College is an exciting programme that enables graduates of the FdSc Sports Science with Sports Coaching Education course an opportunity to top-up to a full honours degree. The course has been designed to allow students to develop skills and knowledge from previous study at Levels 4 & 5 and to apply these academic and enhance them further within sports science and coaching.

Whilst at Bridgwater and Taunton College, students will have the opportunity to participate in sport via the British Universities Collegiate Sport (BUCS) societies and teams. They may also apply to be Team BTC activator leaders gaining important management and organisation skills, further enhancing their development.

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Tuition fees

Please see the fees note
Home (UK) full time off campus

International full time off-campus

Home (UK) full time off campus

International full time off-campus

Tuition fees

2024 / 25
Home (UK) full time off campus

International full time off-campus

2025 / 26
Home (UK) full time off campus

International full time off-campus

Please note, tuition fees for Home students may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students in line with an inflationary amount determined by government. Oxford Brookes University intends to maintain its fees for new and returning Home students at the maximum permitted level.

Tuition fees for International students may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students. 

The following factors will be taken into account by the University when it is setting the annual fees: inflationary measures such as the retail price indices, projected increases in University costs, changes in the level of funding received from Government sources, admissions statistics and access considerations including the availability of student support.

How and when to pay

Tuition fee instalments for the semester are due by the Monday of week 1 of each semester. Students are not liable for full fees for that semester if they leave before week 4. If the leaving date is after week 4, full fees for the semester are payable.

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  • For information about refunds please visit our Refund policy page

Financial support and scholarships

For general sources of financial support, see our Fees and funding pages.

Additional costs

Please be aware that some courses will involve some additional costs that are not covered by your fees. Specific additional costs for this course are detailed below.

How to apply

Entry requirements

Specific entry requirements

GCSE: GCSE Mathematics - Grade 4 GCSE English Language - Grade 4 GCSE Science - Grade 4 Other equivalent Level 2 qualifications may be considered.

Students will usually have one of the following:

A Foundation Degree in Sports Science with Sports Coaching Education awarded by Oxford Brookes University, successfully gaining 240 credits.

A Foundation Degree in Sport Science or related discipline in Sports awarded by another University, successfully gaining 240 credits.

A Higher National Diploma in Sports Science or a related subject from another institution, successfully gaining 240 credits with a Merit profile at Level 5, subject to individual credit rating by Oxford Brookes University and completion of certain core units.

Please also see the University's general entry requirements.

English language requirements

Please see the University's standard English language requirements.

Terms and Conditions of Enrolment

When you accept our offer, you agree to the Terms and Conditions of Enrolment. You should therefore read those conditions before accepting the offer.

Credit transfer

Many of our courses consider applications for entry with credit for prior learning. Each application is individually assessed by our credit entry tutors.

If you would like more information about whether or not you may be eligible for the award of credit, for example from an HND, partly-completed degree or foundation degree, please contact our Admissions team.

We operate the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS). All undergraduate single modules are equivalent to 7.5 ECTS credits and double modules to 15 ECTS credits. More about ECTS credits.

Application process

Full time Home (UK) applicants

Apply through UCAS

International applicants

Apply direct to the University

Full time international applicants can also apply through UCAS

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Programme changes:
On rare occasions we may need to make changes to our course programmes after they have been published on the website. For more information, please visit our changes to programmes page.