UWS Clearing 2022




BSc (Hons)


4 years full-time




September 2022



About the course

UWS’s BSc (Hons) Sport & Exercise Science prepares you for a career where you will learn how to support athletes in maximising their performance.

This degree focuses on the science behind high-performance sport.

The teaching on the BSc (Hons) Sport & Exercise Science is research-led and promotes both health and performance elements of sport and exercise science.

Lab-based and practical tuition and assessments are a key feature of this degree and will develop your hands-on skills and sport and exercise knowledge.

Programme Highlights

  • You’ll develop knowledge, skills and expertise in biomechanics, physiology, strength and conditioning, and sports psychology
  • You’ll be encouraged to utilise our newly equipped laboratories, which include labs in: Human Health and Performance; Cardiovascular Imaging; Sport and Exercise Science; Extreme Environments; Exercise and Health Biochemistry; Sport Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation; and Biomechanics
  • Teaching staff are committed to providing a supportive learning environment and a flexible approach to study
  • This degree is offered at our state-of-the-art Lanarkshire Campus with elements also delivered at the Emirates Arena, a world-class sports facility which was built for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow
  • In Year 3 you’ll have the opportunity to undertake a work placement with a relevant employer

Applications for this course are open to people currently residing in:


Year 1: Open

Year 2: Closed

Year 3: Closed

Rest of UK (Eng, Wales & NI) & Republic of Ireland

Year 1: Open

Year 2: Closed

Year 3: Closed

International (including EU/EEA)

Year 1: Closed

Year 2: Closed

Year 3: Closed

Minimum Entry Requirements

  • Scottish Highers: ABBC (108 UCAS Tariff points) including 1 science (Biology preferred)
  • A levels: BCC (104 UCAS Tariff points) including 1 science (Biology preferred)
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: H2 H2 H3 H3 including 1 science (Biology preferred)
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 27 points including 1 science (Biology preferred) at Higher Level
  • Scottish Wider Access Programme: Access to STEM ABB (Biology preferred) or Access to Life Sciences ABB
  • SQA HNC or BTEC Level 4 HNC: Applied Sports Science or Sports Therapy 
  • SQA HND or BTEC Level 5 HND: Sports Therapy 

Only students from across the UK (but excluding Scotland) and international students (including those from EU/EEA) will be considered for entry to Year 2.

  • A levels: BBB (120 UCAS Tariff points) including English, PE and one science (Biology preferred)
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 30 points (3 @ Higher Level) including English, PE and one science
  • SQA HND or BTEC Level 5 HND: Applied Sports Science or Fitness Health and Exercise (for SQA awards, must contain Grade AB in Graded Units)

Further Information

Clearing Guide

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Fees & Funding

Your tuition fee status is determined by your nationality and the country where you are ordinarily resident. Find out all about undergraduate fees and funding for Scottish, UK, EU and International students – including information on tuition fees, student loans, and alternative sources of funding.

Contact us

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Whilst we may be dealing with a lot of enquiries during Results Day, our advisors will do everything they can to answer your call or email as efficiently as possible, so you shouldn’t be waiting too long.

T: 0800 027 1000 (Freephone within the UK)
T: +44 (0)141 849 4101 (outwith the UK)
E: clearing@uws.ac.uk


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