Bangor University

Sport Science BSc (Intercalated)

Bangor University
In Bangor

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Typology Bachelor's degree
Location Bangor (Wales)
Duration 1 Year
Start September
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Bangor (Wales)
  • Duration:
    1 Year
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You will study modules totaling 120 credits in the year. All students study a 20 credit module – Research Skills for Medics, and carry out an independent Research Project to integrate the knowledge they have accumulated over the year.

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Bangor (Gwynedd)
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LL57 2DG


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· What are the objectives of this course?

The course aims to enable understudies to: Students who successfully complete this module will, with the support of a supervisor, be able to: Demonstrate an ability to use relevant literature to justify a specific research question and associated hypotheses; Plan and conduct study designs that test a specific research questions and hypotheses; Gain a basic awareness of ethical issues; Select, execute and interpret appropriate statistical tests; Interpret their research findings in relation to current knowledge and indicate how these might inform practice; Communicate their research project in poster or oral format, demonstrating an ability to answer questions about the project following the presentation; Present a written report that effectively communicates the completed, viable, research project and thier understanding of it.

· Who is it intended for?

Intercalated degrees enable medical students to gain a scientific perspective of sport and exercise; for example, as a form of treatment for a variety of conditions as well as how to implement behaviour change in order to achieve positive outcomes regarding the rehabilitation and prevention of diseases (e.g. diabetes).

· Requirements

This degree is aimed at medical students who have successfully completed the requisite number of years in Medical School and wish to gain a BSc to specialise or gain experience in the field of Sport Science. Specific criteria are set between your Medical School and Bangor University. Please refer to your Medical School for further details.

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What you'll learn on the course

Skills and Training
Applied Sport Science of Elite Performance
Sports Injury Rehabilitation
Personality and Individual Differences
Disability, Sport and Rehabilitation
Perception and Action
Stress, Performance and Resilience
Research in Psychological Skills
Skill Acquisition
Biochemistry of Exercise
Psychology of Injury and Rehabilitation
Psychology of Injury and Rehabilitation

Course programme

You will also take 60 optional credits selected from the following 10 credit modules: Perception and Action Stress, Performance and Resilience Research in Psychological Skills Personality and Individual Differences Applied Sport Science of Elite Performance Environmental Physiology Disability, Sport and Rehabilitation Skill Acquisition Biochemistry of Exercise Sports Injury Rehabilitation Psychology of Injury and Rehabilitation

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