Department for Health



Our courses have been consistently ranked among the top sport-related courses in the UK.

We have a close connection between research and teaching, and are committed to underpin theoretical knowledge and skills with practical application.

Health and Exercise Science

Dr Fiona Gillison, Dr Javier Gonzalez and current students Toni Aspinall, Rory Bott and Rob Deadman talk about the BSc/MSci Health and Exercise Science course.

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Our new BSc/MSci (Hons) Health and Exercise Science prepares you for a variety of careers through a flexible curriculum combining the study of the determinants of health from scientific, social and policy perspectives, alongside the application of approaches to promote health and wellbeing at both individual and population levels.

Sport and Exercise Science

Dr Cassie Wilson and students James Cowburn and Jolanthe de Koning discuss the BSc/MSci Sport and Exercise Science course.

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Our Sport and Exercise Science course is available as two different levels of qualification:

These courses also include the opportunity for a placement year that takes place during the third year.

Sport and Social Sciences

Dr Anthony Bush and current students talk about the BA Sport and Social Sciences course.

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The BA (Hons) Sport and Social Sciences course will allow you to gain an understanding of how to enhance participation and motivation, performance and enjoyment of sport and physical activity.

You will learn from a broad range of social sciences and apply these within a contemporary society.

You can choose to take an optional placement year with this course.

Sport (Sports Performance)

Mr Nick Willsmer and current students discuss the Foundation Degree in Sports Performance.

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The Foundation Degree in Sport (Sports Performance) will appeal to athletes who wish to combine academic study and sports training.

It is a two year course, with the opportunity to continue onto the BSc (Hons) one year course (subject to academic performance).

Foundation Degree Addictions Counselling

The Foundation Degree Addictions Counselling enables students who are interested in working in the field of addictions treatment to become skilled, reflective and competent counsellors.

Apply to study

Applications for undergraduate study must be made via UCAS.

Further information can be found on the course pages or by downloading a brochure.

For admissions queries you can email: