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What makes a pathway in Sport & Exercise Science at the University of Worcester International College (UWIC) special?

The Institute of Sport and Exercise Science has a proven record of excellence in the field of sport and exercise science, with plenty to offer anyone who has an enthusiasm for sport, exercise and health.

This Institute boasts truly world class facilities – we were selected as a training base for athletes preparing for the 2012 Olympic Games is testament to the strength to our facilities. We have a multi-purpose indoor sports centre, two floodlit synthetic pitches, an exercise physiology suite, two further sports science laboratories, nutrition laboratory, teaching rooms, gymnasium and dance studio. Recent major developments have seen the introduction of the award-winning Riverside Building and the 2,000 seat Worcester Arena. Our innovative Motion and Performance Centre is situated on the St John's campus and has expertise in a wide range of areas, ranging from Physical Activity, Exercise and Health to Biomechanics and Sport and Exercise Physiology.

The Institute has many sporting links, with a particular strength in basketball. Our men's and women's teams have both enjoyed considerable success, and the British Basketball League professional team the Worcester Wolves are also based on campus. The University also has good links with the region’s sports teams, particularly Worcester Rugby Club, Worcestershire County Cricket Club, Worcester Hockey Club and Worcester Rowing Club.

The University of Worcester is one of the UK’s most supportive universities. We have an established heritage of outstanding teaching.


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Pathways at the University of Worcester

Undergraduate pathway

Entry requirements

What qualifications will you need?

Entry requirements

Stage 1 (Foundation)

5 GCSE passes or equivalent, with a minimum C/4 grade average overall

Stage 2 (First year degree)

120 UCAS tariff points at GCE A/AS level or equivalent

Please download our entry requirements document to find out more about equivalent qualifications from your own country.

English language requirements

The language of instruction at UWIC is English. To attain entry into the undergraduate or postgraduate pathway, you must be able to demonstrate you have a suitable level of English proficiency.

Download our entry requirements document to find out more about English language requirements.

Course content

What will you study?

Here is an overview of current modules available on this course. Regular updates may mean that exact module titles may differ.

Stage 1

University Foundation

Study Skills and Communication
Critical Thinking
ICT Skills
Mass Communication
Numerical Skills
Foundations in Sport & Exercise Science

Stages 2, 3 and 4

Stages 2, 3 and 4 follow the module structure of the First, Second and Third year of the University of Worcester degree programme that you decide to progress on to. Please see the relevant course page for details:


Why choose UWIC?

Find out more

Find out why the University of Worcester International College could be your perfect way to study in the UK.


What qualifications will this pathway give you?


The City of Worcester

Find out more

Discover why Worcester is such a great student city.

Study location and duration

Where and when will you be studying?


Stage 1: Two semesters

Stage 2: Two semesters


Stage 1: September, January

Stage 2: September

Study Location

City  Campus
University of Worcester
Castle Street


How much will it cost?

Tuition fees

University Foundation
£10,995 (two semesters)*
£7,500 (one semester)*

First Year Degree

Second Year Degree

Final Year Degree

*prices correct for the 2017/18 academic year at the bottom


Finding the right accommodation is paramount to your university experience, and our welcoming student communities are great places to live and study.

We have over 1,000 rooms across our halls, 358 of which were new in 2009. We offer halls of residence to suit every budget and need, from our 'Traditional Hall' at £94 per week to the £153 per week 'En-suite Extra'.

For full details visit our accommodation page.


How do you apply?

Direct application

Please make your application directly to UWIC, via our application form.

Get in touch

If you have any questions, please get in touch. We're here to help you every step of the way.

UWIC Admissions Office

01905 542900