BA in Sports and Exercise Medicine

Top BAs in Sports and Exercise Medicine 2019

Sports and Exercise Medicine

Graduating with a bachelor’s degree continues to be a goal of many students after completing high school, as well as adults who are looking to advance their career. This degree can take as little as three years to complete or as long as five. These degrees are earned at colleges and universities around the world.

What is a BA in Sports Science? Sports Science is the study of movement, fitness, nutrition and wellness. Program participants typically learn with courses in anatomy, physiology, chemistry, sports psychology, exercise science, coaching dynamics, sports law and the business of fitness. Students may also gain expertise in the field of health, wellness, nutrition and physical fitness. Depending on their interest, program participants may focus on coaching, exercise and fitness or nutrition and training for athletes.  

Those who complete a program in sports science usually leave with vital expertise in the way the human body trains and stays fit. Graduates of a sports science program can also be part of a billion dollar industry of sports, fitness and exercise science that is continuing to grow.

Tuition costs for a program in this field may range depending on a variety of factors. The location of the school, the course requirements and residency length may affect the program’s cost.

People who are awarded a degree in sports science have a selection of careers in the health and fitness industry to choose from. Some graduates enter the fitness industry by becoming personal trainers. Others may decide to go into coaching and work in the collegial or professional sports industry. Another possible career field with this degree includes a sports management path within professional sports organizations. 

If you’re hoping to begin a career in sports science, you may want to start taking classes as soon as possible. If you’d like to learn more, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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BA Hons in Sport Science

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time 1 year February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg

The course content for the Honours programme comprises Research Methodology, Sport Science Practice, Exercise Science Sport Vision, Sport Psychology and Exercise Physiology. [+]

The course content for the Honours programme comprises Research Methodology, Sport Science Practice, Exercise Science Sport Vision, Sport Psychology and Exercise Physiology.

Admission requirements

A three-year Degree in Human Movement Studies.

Contact details

Name: Mr AJJ Lombard Tel: 011 559 6965 / Email: rianl@uj.ac.za

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