Ignite your career options with a degree in Sport, Exercise or Rehabilitation Sciences at Canterbury Christ Church University. Whether you want to delve into industries such as biomechanics, nutrition, sports therapy and massage, PE teaching, coaching, performance analysis, sport governance or sport psychology, our BScs in exercise science will prepare you for a range of sectors with our inter-disciplinary course structure.

Lancaster University

Lancaster University’s Sports and Exercise Science degree will open doors to a career in the sports industry or beyond. It could lead to employment in the private and public sectors, including the NHS, local authorities, national sporting associations, education, professional sports clubs, and the community.

Liverpool John Moores

Thanks to excellent partnerships with sporting organisations, notable Olympic alumni and staff, and our links with industry for placements and employment opportunities, our fantastic courses will put you on the right track whatever your career ambitions.

University of Lincoln

The University of Lincoln’s School of Sport and Exercise Science is noted for its cutting-edge facilities and provides an educational experience within an enthusiastic and supportive environment.

Programmes are available across a range of sport-related subjects. Our teaching is underpinned by scientific research and scholarship, making use of the excellent facilities which support laboratory projects and field investigations. Excellent links exist between the School and industry and professional practices, which offer varied opportunities for work experience within the community.


University Campus of Football Business (UCFB) is a world first in higher education, offering undergraduate university degrees in the football and sports industry. UCFB provides an exceptional environment to live and learn in, with state-of-the-art facilities in two inspirational campuses in London and Manchester, which have the iconic Wembley and Etihad stadiums at their heart. For Master’s programmes, UCFB’s Global Institute of Sport (GIS) offers a ground-breaking Master’s degree portfolio utilising a global network of industry leaders and its elite stadium venues in the UK, US, Canada and Australia. UCFB has developed a profile of pioneering qualifications to enable those working within the industry to drive forward their career, and to provide a gateway for those aspiring to pursue their ambitions of working in the global multi-billion-pound market sector.

Hartpury University

As a Hartpury sport student, you’ll have access to our outstanding facilities and lecturers – we’re ranked in the top 20 UK universities for Teaching Quality (The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022) and are home to top-level coaches, sport and exercise scientists, nutritionists, conditioners, medics and athletes. We also have excellent graduate prospects with 98% of our sport graduates in employment, further study or other purposeful activity (Graduate Outcomes, 2021)

The Open University

If you’re an aspiring or practicing leader of sport or fitness activity, The Open University’s sport and fitness courses will develop your skills and understanding of sports science, psychology, training, coaching and leadership. They are designed to increase your effectiveness in your working role and develop employability skills to boost your career prospects. The OU’s flexible distance learning model offers you the chance to study remotely while enjoying the support of a tutor and other students. This way you can fit your studies around your other commitments and is ideal for students who want to combine study with work.

The OU takes a blended approach to learning by using written text, audio-visual resources, interactive activities, quizzes, journal articles and reflective activities to develop your learning, supported by regular online tutorials. You will have the support of a personal tutor, and access to a module specific forum.

BSc Sports science

Bangor University

Extraordinary since 1884 If you love sport, adventure or exercise or are interested in rehabilitation and how exercise influences health and are looking for a Sport Science degree with inspirational teaching from world-class researchers that will enhance your employability, explore your options at Bangor. We provide a unique range of ‘hands-on’ learning experiences in our research laboratories, in coaching and in the great outdoors that surrounds Bangor.

Performance Sport Manager

Swansea University

In 1997, Swansea University launched its Sport and Exercise Science BSc. Since then, Swansea has gone from strength to strength, ranking Top in Wales (Times and Sunday Times, Good University Guide 2019), and 1st in the UK for Graduate Prospects, with 100% of our students in employment or further education within 6 months after graduating (DLHE).

Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Metropolitan University

MSc Sports Business, Management and Policy Part Time Online. Our course has been designed with the University’s Sports Advisory Board, made up of key sports industry experts, to ensure you graduate with the skills and knowledge needed by leading sports employers.

Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Newcastle University offers an innovative Sport and Exercise Science degree taught in the Medical Sciences Faculty providing students with a strong foundation in sport and exercise related science. Undergraduates work with academics, practitioners, elite athletes and industry partners to develop knowledge and skills underpinned by world leading research.

University of Liverpool

The University of Liverpool is a prestigious redbrick university and a member of the Russell Group, a group of 24 research-led UK universities committed to maintaining the highest possible standards of research and education.

University of Bath

Our sports courses, innovative research, and first-class facilities help improve fitness, health and sporting techniques for people around the world.

BSc/MSci (Hons) Physical Activity and Health

BSc/MSci (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science

BA (Hons) Sport and Social Sciences

Foundation Degree Sports Performance

Foundation Degree Sports Performance

University of Bedfordshire

Sport Science and Physical Education students have access to state-of-the-art Sport Science labs and gyms, to support your studies. Sport Scholarships to students who have achieved the highest standard in their chosen sport or activity, as well as opportunities to gain additional, recognised professional qualifications alongside your academic qualification.

Birmingham City University

Birmingham City University’s Department of Sport and Exercise is committed to excellence in our courses in sport and exercise science, nutrition, sports therapy, physiotherapy, sports coaching and PE. With over 90% student satisfaction across our courses (NSS 2020), our practice-led approach provides relevant, contemporary information and insight that that will enrich your learning and enhance your career opportunities.

Bournemouth University

Whatever your time with us has in store for you, it’ll be an exciting journey – from meeting lifelong friends in halls, to your experience on placement, exploring the local area or joining a club or society. Find out more about what life at BU has to offer.

BSc (Hons) Sport Coaching
BSc (Hons) Sports Management

Brunel University London

Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences (Coaching) BSc

Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences (Human Performance) BSc

Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences (Sport Development) BSc

Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences BSc

Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences with Business Studies BSc

Bucks New University

BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science

BA (Hons) Sport Business Management

BA (Hons) Sports Marketing

BA (Hons) Sports Therapy

BA (Hons) Exercise, Health and Fitness Management

FDA Sport Management and Officiating

Canterbury Christ Church University

Our sport-related degrees are some of the longest-standing programmes in the UK. Our innovative and highly engaging degrees give you the chance to explore the science that underpins physical activity, exercise and sports performance depending upon your programme of choice. As a student within the Section of Sport and Exercise Sciences, you will have access to our state-of-the-art laboratories used to measure and assess sporting performance.

University of Chester (Warrington)

University of Chester, Warrington Campus, provides a close-knit supportive community offering innovative academic courses focusing on employability. Students benefit from good lecture and teaching spaces, open access computer labs and fantastic learning resources. This is underpinned by a well-qualified and supportive teaching team.

University of Cumbria

BSc (Hons) Sport Rehabilitation

BSc (Hons) Sport Rehabilitation*

BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science

BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science*

BA (Hons) Sport Coaching and Development

BA (Hons) Sport Coaching and Development*

BA (Hons) Physical Education

DipHE Physical Education

* with integrated foundation year

University of Derby

All of our Sport and Outdoor degrees are developed in conjunction with industry, ensuring our courses are representative of existing working environments. We deliver high-quality, real world learning programmes that are engineered to develop industry-level knowledge and skills, designed to boost your employability.

Durham University

In studying BA Sport, Exercise and Physical Activity at Durham, you will develop a comprehensive understanding of key issues relating to sport and exercise in contemporary society. Our degree programme offers the opportunity to engage in multi-disciplinary study of sport, exercise and physical activity drawing on knowledge from across the social and natural sciences.

University of East London

BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science*
BSc (Hons) Sport, Physical Education and Development*

BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy*

In collaboration with West Ham United Foundation:
BSc (Hons) Sports Coaching and Performance (West Ham United Foundation)*

BSc (Hons) International Sport with Enterprise

*With optional foundation year

Plus a range of postgraduate degrees

University of Exeter

BSc Exercise and Sport Sciences

BSc Exercise and Sport Sciences with Study Abroad

BSc Human Biosciences

BSc Psychology with Sport and Exercise Science

BSc Sport and Exercise Medical Sciences

University of Gloucestershire

Our degrees are underpinned by industry experience and world-leading research, while we remain at the forefront of developments in the sports sector given our extensive involvement with leading governing bodies. This means we can be proactive in preparing you for industry demands.

University of Hertfordshire

BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science

BSc (Hons) Sports Studies

BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy

University of Huddersfield

BSc(Hons) Exercise Science

BSc(Hons) Sport Science

BSc(Hons) Sport, Exercise and Nutrition


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University of Kent

Sport and Exercise Science

Sport and Exercise for Health

Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation

University of Central Lancashire

The University of Central Lancashire is one of the UK’s top providers of sport, outdoor and wellbeing education. Our sports, exercise and nutrition degrees are informed by our world-leading research and are taught by internationally-acclaimed academics. Our courses are delivered from our multi-million pound, world-class facilities in Preston including purpose-built classrooms and laboratories.

University of Leeds

A University of Leeds degree offers you much more than just academic excellence. You’ll learn from internationally renowned and inspirational academics at the forefront of their field. Our approach puts research at the heart of your studies, so you hear about new discoveries and breakthroughs as they are happening.

Liverpool Hope University

Liverpool Hope University offers students the best of both worlds; the opportunity to study and live on friendly, safe and beautifully landscaped campuses with state of the art facilities while also benefitting from being in one of the UK’s most vibrant and culturally-renowned cities.

BSc Sport and Exercise Science

BSc Sport and Physical Education

BSc Sport Psychology

London South Bank University

BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science

The BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science is clearly focused on developing professionally qualified and accredited graduates who are at the forefront of laboratory-based performance evaluation.

There is an emphasis on developing vocational skills, and you’ll have the chance to gain coaching awards by taking vocational training courses through the Sports Coach UK and national sport governing bodies.

Northumbria University

Northumbria University is one of the original providers of sport degrees in the UK. Past graduates have included successful medal winning athletes such as Victoria Pendleton, Steve Cram, Jamie Noon, and Martin Corry. Our graduates go onto high- profile roles throughout the world and we have one of the best graduate employment rates for sport in the country

Plymouth University

Our accredited courses pride themselves on student engagement and experience, you will learn from experts in your chosen field.
You’ll undertake placements, learn theory, gain clinical and practical skills to progress on to varied career paths and achieve your goals.

University of Roehampton

Nutrition and Health Nutrition and Health Extended Degree Sport and Exercise Sciences Sport Psychology

Situated near to world-class sport facilities such as the National Tennis Centre and with our own state-of-art sport performance centre, the University of Roehampton has a proud history stretching back 175 years.

University of Salford

BSc (Hons) Exercise, Physical Activity and Health BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy BSc (Hons) Sport Rehabilitation BSc (Hons) Sports Science Performance Analysis or Strength and Conditioning BSc (Hons) Business Management with Sport

Sheffield Hallam University

BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy
BSc (Hons) Physical Education and School Sport
BSc (Hons) Sport Development with Coaching
BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science
BSc (Hons) Sport Coaching
BSc (Hons) Sport Business Management
BA (Hons) Sport Studies
BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy
BSc (Hons) Physical Activity, Sport and Health
BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Technology

Southampton Solent University

From fully equipped television studios to professional sport science laboratories, our campus boasts up-to-date resources for study and personal development. Our wide range of courses offer something for every interest and talent. We have first-class facilities, cutting-edge technology and skilled staff with excellent links to the world of work.

Plymouth Marjon University

Internationally renowned as a centre for sporting excellence, Plymouth Marjon offers excellent opportunities for anyone who is considering a career in sport. The University boasts world-class facilities, elite sport scholarships, a sports laboratory and a range of great courses which ensure our students have practical experience within the industry embedded throughout their studies.

University of Sunderland

BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Sciences
BSc (Hons) Sports Coaching
BSc (Hons) Exercise, Health and Fitness
BA (Hons) Physical Education and Sports Coaching

Teeside University

At Teesside University we put students at the heart of everything we do. And we’ll do all we can to make sure your experience of university is the best it can be. When you come to Teesside University you discover that our focus is on your career path, not just your graduation day. Our courses provide a high level of academic education as well as helping you develop a range of practical skills.

University of Worcester

Our superb sports facilities are wide-ranging and cater for all different sports and abilities. If you’re studying sports or joining a University club, you will benefit from our state-of-the-art sports spaces, including our floor-sprung studios and gymnasia, floodlit astroturf pitches and extensive playing fields, large dance studios, and the stunning University Arena – the largest venue of its kind in the County.

Aberystwyth University

Combining disciplines such as Physiology, Psychology and Biomechanics, the Sport and Exercise Science Degree provides you with the applied skills, knowledge and competences that will act as the foundation for your future career. The degree prepares you to support athletes, promote physical activity and health and deliver exercise programmes as well as developing your research, data analysis, personal and employability skills.

Cardiff Metropolitan University

The Cardiff School of Sport and Health Sciences is a recognised centre of excellence in the UK, with an international reputation for the quality of its research and academic work across sport and health sciences. Based across both the Cyncoed and Llandaff campuses, we work in collaboration with our students and industry partners, health boards, sport national governing bodies and many others to deliver employability-focused education and impactful research.

University of South Wales

The University of South Wales has a strong sporting background and growing reputation for excellent sport degrees and facilities. Sport is a central part of people’s daily lives and creating a wealth of career opportunities, in the UK an internationally. At USW, we have designed our courses to ensure that we produce graduates who can meet this growing need for professionals in this demanding and rewarding industry.

Robert Gordon University

The BSc (Hons) Applied Sport and Exercise Science course is based on the sciences that underpin human performance in a variety of areas from competitive sport to general health. The course is mapped to National Occupational Standards for Exercise and Fitness, which assures employers that graduates have the skills necessary for the exercise industry.

University of Edinburgh

Our students experience the very best in teaching and research; our hands-on and innovative approach will help you become a successful learner-practitioner or researcher. We’ll equip you with the skills, insights and perspectives to enhance your employability and career prospects. Our flexible programmes, world-class facilities and award-winning support services combine to ensure your university experience is exceptional and unique.

Edinburgh Napier University

At Edinburgh Napier we nurture talent and create knowledge with our innovative research that shapes communities all around the world. Our vision is to be an enterprising and innovative community, renowned internationally, with an unrivalled student learning experience.

BSc Sport & Exercise Science
BSc Sports Coaching
BSc Physical Activity & Health

University of Stirling

The University is Scotland’s University for Sporting Excellence, a designation by the Scottish Government in recognition of our contribution to Scottish sport. Our mission is to be the first choice for anyone with an interest in sport – step onto our campus and you’ll discover it is the perfect setting to study and participate in sport. The Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport is at the heart of the University’s sporting life, with experts in areas such as coaching, psychology, management and science.