Undergraduate courses starting in 2018
The study of sport and physical activity explores their impact upon modern society and how the body works and responds to exercise during sport.
Modern sport is a field that continues to evolve from an academic, coaching, teaching and performance perspective.
The study of sport incorporates many other academic studies. This includes physiology, psychology, anatomy, engineering, chemistry, politics, management, education, sociology and cultural studies.
Our courses are flexible to cover current issues within the fields of sport, exercise, leisure and physical activity.
Health and Exercise Science
Health and Exercise Science leading to an undergraduate master's degree
Sport (Sports Performance)
Sport and Exercise Science
Sport and Exercise Science leading to an undergraduate master's degree
Sport and Social Sciences
You’ll learn from academics with expertise in the sport. Their international collaborations and research activities feed into undergraduate teaching and contribute to your learning experience.
Specialist facilities and equipment
You will be able to use our £30 million Sports Training Village on campus. This provides you with access to the best sporting environment.
Our sports facilities accommodate more than 50 sports. We regularly host major international competitions and provide a dedicated sports training space.
Graduates from our courses are in demand by a wide range of employers. This includes public health, exercise medicine and rehabilitation, sports management, sports coaching and development.
Our sports graduates have gone on to work for :
- Move GB
- Bristol City Community Trust
- Great Ormond Street Hospital
- British Athletics
- The Rugby Players’ Association
Some of our students choose postgraduate study.
The awards, accolades and league table rankings for this subject.
“The academics enthusiastically approach the course content in an innovative and engaging way. You study topics that are relevant to sport in contemporary society and tailored to your personal interests.”Annaleise Depper
BA Sport and Social Sciences (2015)