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To turn your passion for sport into a dream job, you need skills and experience. Here at Edge Hill, you’ll find plenty of opportunities to practice for a lifelong career as a professional.

With excellent facilities, like our Sports Centre and labs, and exciting projects including research and real-life work placements, you’ll be active from day one of your course. Whatever area of sport, physical activity and health you decide to focus on, we’ll support you every step of the way.

At Edge Hill, you’ll discover everything you need to kickstart your career and become part of the next generation of sport professionals. 97.2% of our graduates are employed or in further study 15 months after graduation (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2019/20).

On this page you’ll find course presentations from our sport and physical activity academics, 360 tours of our facilities, videos and features to give you an insight into what it’s like to study sport and physical activity at Edge Hill. The presentations and videos are available to watch on demand at any time.

Course presentations

BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science

BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Psychology

BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy

Facilities

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.

Complementing the impressive academic facilities, there are £30 million of sport and leisure facilities across 60 acres on campus.

Wilson Centre 360 image tour

Sports Centre 360 image tour

Videos and vlogs

In this playlist, students talk about their experiences of studying individual courses.
In this playlist, students talk about their experiences of studying abroad, our facilities and extra opportunities.

What our students think

India Middlebrook professional photo

I feel as though Edge Hill has helped shape me as an individual. It helps you recognise qualities in yourself that you never knew you had.

India Middlebrook

BSc (Hons) Sport & Exercise Science

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Louise Mansell Professional Image

Edge Hill has amazing links and connections with schools and sports organisations that can really help you as a student with your future career.

Louise Mansell

BA (Hons) Physical Education and School Sport

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Courses

Physical Education and School Sport

BA (Hons)

Discover the theory behind physical education and sports activities in schools and the wider sporting community. Master the fundamentals of learning and develop engaging teaching techniques. Put your knowledge into practice and inspire young people to stay active with this hands-on course.

Course Length:
3 years
Example Offers:
104-112 UCAS Tariff points IB
Location:
Edge Hill University

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Sport & Exercise Science

BSc (Hons)

Discover the science behind sport and exercise. Support practical action with solid theory, build your subject knowledge and learn how to develop a variety of training programmes. Join this degree, endorsed by BASES, the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences.

Course Length:
3 years
Example Offers:
104-112 UCAS Tariff points IB
Location:
Edge Hill University

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Sport & Exercise Psychology

BSc (Hons)

How do you create a champion? Unravel the importance of psychological wellbeing and understand the fundamentals of performance and sport engagement. Our accredited sport and exercise psychology course helps you bring out the best in athletes and promote physical activity.

Course Length:
3 years
Example Offers:
104-112 UCAS Tariff points
Location:
Edge Hill University

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Sport Management

BSc (Hons)

Get ready for a career working in the management and delivery of professional and community sport. Combine hands-on experience and theory on this course endorsed by CIMSPA, the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity.

Course Length:
3 years
Example Offers:
104-112 UCAS Tariff points IB
Location:
Edge Hill University

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Sports Coaching

BSc (Hons)

Want to work in sports performance or community sports coaching? Our sports coaching degree will help you do exactly that. This practical course will teach you all you need to know to succeed – and provide plenty of hands-on work experience.

Course Length:
3 years
Example Offers:
104-112 UCAS Tariff points IB
Location:
Edge Hill University

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Sports Therapy

BSc (Hons)

Eager to learn the skills needed to keep athletes in peak physical condition? This applied sports therapy degree provides hands-on experience working with clients in our on-campus clinic. And it’s accredited by the Society of Sports Therapists.

Course Length:
3 years
Example Offers:
128 UCAS Tariff points IB
Location:
Edge Hill University

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