The Department of Sport Science, Tourism and Leisure is one of the few Departments in the UK that conducts research across the full range of sports-related subjects, with a research aim:
To conduct high-quality scientific and social scientific research into physiological, behavioural and socio-cultural aspects of sport, tourism and leisure.
Our research is recognised as reaching international standards of excellence, with the government's latest national Research Assessment Exercise in 2008 rating the majority of the Department's research activity as being of international quality. The Department is committed to multi-disciplinarity and interdisciplinarity, and to the development of robust research methodology. Our research is organised around three main themes:
Please visit the PhD Research Opportunities page for details of current and previous PhD studies in the Department, and to find out about opportunities for PhD study.