Birmingham City University International College

Undergraduate Pathway in Sports Science

Why study this pathway programme?
  • Degrees have been accredited by professional bodies including the British Association for Sport and Exercise Science (BASES) and the Association for Physical Education (AfPE) Professional Development Board.
  • The University’s industry-standard facilities enable you to work with professional athletes on campus, to develop your practical skills and give you real-life experience.
  • The Sports Department boasts partnerships with both athletes and sports teams, including Warwickshire County Cricket Club.

Your pathway to Birmingham City University

Stage 1

Stage 2

Stage 3

Stage 4

University Foundation First Year Degree Second Year Degree Final Year Degree







Stage 1: Two semesters

Stage 2: Two semesters


Stage 1: September and January

Stage 2: September

Study Location

Stage 1:
BCUIC, University House

Stage 2, 3 and 4:
City South, Edgbaston

Stage 1: University Foundation


Click below for more information on each module

  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication 3

  • Numerical Techniques 1

  • Biology 1

  • Physics 1

  • Design Concepts

  • Business Studies

  • ICT Skills

  • Biology 2

Stage 2: First Year Degree

You will study alongside Birmingham City University students on your chosen degree course. For information on the modules you will be studying, click on your chosen degree in the list below and the ‘Find out more’ link, then select the ‘Course in Depth’ tab.

In addition to your BCU modules, you will also study an additional support module with BCUIC called Interactive Learning Skills and Communication.

Stage 3: Second Year Degree

Stage 4: Final Year Degree

Birmingham City University Degree Pathways

Click below for more information on each pathway

  • BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science

  • BSc (Hons) Sports Coaching and Physical Education

Special entry requirements

  • Students must have a Mathematics qualification at GCSE-level or equivalent with a Grade C/4.