Our Sport and Physical Activity degrees equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in a variety of sports and non-sports settings.
If you’re aspiring to work in coach education, performance analysis, strength and conditioning, sports development, school-based physical education, health and fitness, or injury prevention and rehabilitation, we have the right course for you.
A range of three-year undergraduate degrees and four-year integrated Masters degrees are available, including Sport and Exercise Science programmes endorsed by The British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES) and Sports Therapy courses accredited by the Society of Sports Therapists.
- BA (Hons) Physical Education and School Sport
- BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Psychology
- BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science
- BA (Hons) Sports Coaching and Development
- BA (Hons) Sports Development and Management
- BA (Hons) Sports Management and Coaching
- BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy
- MSci Sport and Exercise Science
- MSci Sports Therapy
All courses in the Department of Sport and Physical Activity place a strong emphasis on practical work, underpinned by outstanding facilities including dedicated biochemistry, biomechanics, performance analysis, physiology and psychology laboratories.
There is a dedicated sports therapy clinic, providing a clinical learning environment in which to gain practical experience, as well as a functional rehabilitation centre where bespoke rehabilitation programmes for individuals or small groups can be implemented.
Cutting-edge musculo-skeletal assessment tools combine with a dedicated strength and conditioning area in our MSk laboratory, while a Sleep, Exercise and Performance laboratory enables you to measure the responses of individuals to sleep, sleep deprivation and changes in the circadian rhythms of a variety of biological processes.
Additional learning resources include eye-tracking systems in a specialist vision analysis laboratory where you can measure hand-eye coordination, ocular-motor control and other mechanisms associated with visual perception.
Complementing the impressive academic facilities, there are £30 million of sport and leisure facilities across 60 acres on campus.