Sport and Exercise Science

Sport and Exercise Science

Our BSc in Sport and Exercise Science is one of the longest-standing programmes of its kind in the UK. This innovative and highly engaging degree gives you the chance to explore the science that underpins physical activity, exercise  and sports performance. You will also develop a range of transferrable skills that will ensure you are fully equipped for your graduate career.

State-of-the-art facilities

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. You will also have the opportunity to work within our consultancy unit Sports Lab, through which we work with professional athletes, conducting performance-related tests and using our expertise to help athletes boost their performance either as an individual or as a team.

Research-informed teaching

All of our degree programmes have been designed to reflect the latest developments in sport and exercise science. As a research-active department, we are actively engaged in conducting research which we then feed back into our teaching, to ensure that you are taught only the most relevant and up-to-date material in the fields of sport and exercise biomechanics, physiology, psychology and sociology.

Stand out from the crowd

With our BSc in Sport and Exercise Science, you will develop a specific and generic knowledge and skills that will make you a valuable asset to any employer. The degree programme will qualify you for a range of careers related to sport, exercise and physical activity. It also opens up routes into teaching, and further study to Masters level and beyond.

Number 1 University for Sport and Exercise Sciences in Kent for Research Quality and Quantity.

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Find out more

To learn more about our BSc in Sport and Exercise Science, visit our online prospectus page. You can also find out more about our other courses in Sport and Exercise Psychology, and Sport Coaching Science.

Our degree in Sport and Exercise Science has a 92% overall student satisfaction rating.

(National Student Survey, 2016)

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