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Ask us your questions about studying sport, exercise and health at Bath

During a recorded webinar, undergraduate sport, exercise and health students and teaching staff answered questions about studying at Bath and UK student life.

Watch our sport, exercise and health Q&A webinar

Students and staff from our undergraduate sport, exercise and health courses answered questions about studying at Bath. They spoke about our range of courses, what it's like to live in the city, being part of the University's campus, and much more.


Choose the right course for you


We are known for our excellent sports, exercise and health courses, and placed 8th in the world in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022 for Sports-Related Subjects.

You don't need to be good at sport to study a sports degree. You can explore topics like coaching, management, leisure and physical activity, and how the body works.

You can choose from:

  • BSc (Hons) Health and Exercise Science
  • BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science
  • BSc (Hons) Sport Management and Coaching
  • FdSc/BSc (Hons) Sport (Sports Performance)
Explore our sport, exercise and health courses
Students overlooking outdoor track

Strong UK and global rankings

Bath is known for sporting excellence. Our sport, exercise and health courses are consistently highly ranked in major UK and worldwide independent league tables.


Fantastic sport, teaching and research facilities


Our £35 million Sports Training Village is the centre of sports on campus.

It's home to world-class facilities, including an Olympic-sized swimming pool, for more than 50 sports. It also contains fitness, coaching, physio and sports science facilities.

Many of these facilities are often used by leading sports teams from across the UK, as well as athletes training to compete in events like the Olympic Games.

In addition, the Department for Health has five dedicated research laboratories. We have a close connection between research and teaching theoretical knowledge. This ensures that what we teach you is directly related to practical application.

The Olympic swimming pool at the University of Bath

Study in a safe, student-friendly city


Bath is the safest university town or city in England and Wales (The Complete University Guide) and was listed as one of the World's Greatest Places by TIME magazine in 2021. It is even a UNESCO World Heritage Site, thanks to its Roman heritage and Georgian architecture.

But there’s much more to Bath than its iconic buildings and history. A vibrant range of shops, bars and restaurants, music venues, museums, and festivals makes it a great place to live as a student.

A well-connected campus

Our campus is on the edge of the city. You can travel between the city and the campus easily by foot, bike, car, or bus. Local transport links mean you’ll be:

  • 80 minutes from London and its international airports
  • 15 minutes from Bristol
  • 2 hours from Birmingham
A group of young people stood looking into the distance in front of some historic Georgian houses.
‘Coming here felt like really being at home straight away; you live on campus and so many other students are in the same boat. I’ve had a good time.’
Anabel Aschke BSc (Hons) Politics and International Relations

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