Introduction to Sport, Health, and Rehabilitation Sciences at University
Prepare for further study in sports science at university level
The field of sport, health, and rehabilitation sciences has broadened over recent years, with wider degree applications and greater discipline options.
On this one-week course from the University of Hull, you’ll explore university life for students of sport, health, and rehabilitation sciences, gaining an overview of the disciplines and potential career pathways, and the differences between study at school and higher education.
Discover the fundamental principles of physiology, psychology, and biomechanics
Sport, health, and rehabilitation sciences cover a wide range of specialisms relating to the overall health and wellbeing of the human body through exercise, diet, and fitness.
You’ll delve into a variety of specialisms from exercise nutrition to performance science, allowing you to identify your own passions and develop your knowledge further.
Explore potential career paths from sports coaching to rehabilitation
Using video diaries and case studies, you’ll explore a day in the life of an NHS physiotherapist and a graduate sports rehabilitator, gaining insights into future careers you could pursue with the skills you’ll develop during your degree.
Examine teaching and assessment within sport, health, and rehabilitation sciences
Sport, health, and rehabilitation sciences at university are markedly different from PE lessons at school.
You’ll be introduced to the approaches to learning and assessment that you’ll experience at university level, highlighting the differences you can expect to encounter as you progress in your education.
By the end of this course, you’ll be able to identify various disciplines within sport, health, and rehabilitation sciences and the careers they can lead to, allowing you to plan your future career, whatever your area of interest.
Learning on this course
On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
- Explore relevant areas within the field of Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences
- Reflect on your own thoughts and knowledge within the field of Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences
- Describe discipline specific knowledge within field of Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences
- Identify differences between your current experiences of education and higher education
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for anyone interested in studying sport, health, and rehabilitation sciences at university level.
It’s particularly suited to those nearing the end of their A-level or college studies, or those interested in retraining for a career in sport, health, and rehabilitation sciences.
Who developed the course?
The University of Hull has been changing the way people think for more than 90 years. As England’s 14th-oldest university, they have a proud heritage of academic excellence, life-changing research and excellent teaching. Their vision is to shape a fairer, brighter and carbon neutral future for all. As the Official University Partner of Team GB they believe extraordinary is in everyone, and together with Team GB, they’re going to help you find it.
World rankingTop 60Source: Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021
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