BSc (Hons) Sport Performance (Top-Up)

Be on the ball with sports performance and specialise in an analytical or supportive profession within the exciting sports sector. Our Sport Performance Top-up Degree allows you to graduate with a full bachelor’s degree with honours, equipping you with everything you need to kickstart your sports performance career.


Go for gold with our exciting degree programme enabling you to work with athletes to develop their knowledge of nutrition and physiology. As a sports performance specialist, you will apply your acquired knowledge to a professional context while enhancing your specialist knowledge and softer working skills.

You will use industry software such as STATS to perform sports analysis. Industry simulation assessments could also lead to paid analysis links with OPTA, analysis of BUCS events, and analysis of sports events with community and professional teams.

Your research dissertation will allow you to explore a personal area of interest which can then feed into your career specialism. You will develop transferable academic skills desired by employers including communication, critical thinking, problem solving and teamwork.

This course is subject to validation by The Open University.

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£7,950 (per academic year)

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University Centre

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Start Date

September 2021
September 2022

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1 Year Full Time

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Course Code

UCAS Course Code: 2C45 Institution code: L21

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Study Mode

Full time

Modules may include

  • Applied Nutrition for Athletes
  • Sport Science
  • Performance Analysis in Practice*
  • Research Methods
  • Dissertation

*Students also gain a Performance Analysis (STATS) Level 2 professional qualification on completion of this module.