Department for Health

We deliver highly-rated courses in sport, exercise and health, alongside research to promote wellbeing and enhance functional performance.

Study sport, exercise and health

Find out about our undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, funding opportunities and how you can apply.


Inspired by an Olympian

Adele sat down with her legs crossed as she smiles at the camera

Hosting a former Olympian on a school visit was one of Adele's placement highlights when studying her undergraduate sports course.


Our research and people

Through our research, we aim to promote health and wellbeing, enhance functional performance and improve the quality and efficiency of the health services.


Department for Health research

A student takes the blood pressure of another student

We carry out high-quality research with a strong applied focus, promoting population health and wellbeing and the efficiency and quality of health services.


Get involved with our department

We're always looking for schools and our wider community to take part in our research and outreach activities.



News

Our latest news and updates.


Awards and accolades

Our awards, rankings and reputation.


Events

See our upcoming events.


Calories, clocks and causality

Man eating a salad

In this inaugural lecture, Professor James Betts presents insights from recent research into human nutrition and how this affects metabolism and physiology.

About the Department for Health

We conduct research to promote health and wellbeing, enhance functional performance and improve the health services. We offer undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in sport and health.

We have a number of research groups and centres within our department. Our Bath Research & Development unit provides support for getting started with research.


1 West University of Bath Claverton Down Bath BA2 7AY United Kingdom

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