On this course students develop a multidisciplinary approach to sport and exercise science. Our sport and exercise science degree focuses on the scientific aspects of sport and exercise, and includes physical activity for health. It also offers many opportunities to apply theoretical knowledge in a variety of practical situations.
This course is ideal for students who have an interest in sports and exercise science. At NTU, we know how to raise standards and will help you develop into an experienced, capable scientist with a range of highly-valued, transferable skills.
Why choose this course?
You will have access to outstanding facilities, including a:
British Olympic Association (BOA) approved Environmental Chamber
Biomechanics laboratory including Biomechanics and Performance Analysis Suite.
This course offers the unique opportunity to leave the University with numerous coaching qualifications and awards in addition to the degree.
NTU is in the Top 20 universities in the UK for student satisfaction in Sport Science (NSS 2018).
NTU is in the top 20 universities in the UK for Sport Science (The Times and Sunday Times University Guide 2019).
Our recent graduates have gone on to become:
performance analysts for major football clubs
You you will be working with:
British Association of Sport and Exercise Science accredited physiologists
The British Psychological Society chartered psychologists and following nationally recognised guidelines of good practice.
What our students say
"Some of the practical equipment we use on the course includes
the environmental chamber
lactate analysers etc, all of which are totally relevant to the course in lab sessions.
"We also studied specific subjects like the disabilities module which is not taught at many universities and is valuable for understanding sport for all.
"If I had any advice for someone considering this course I'd say 'do it!' It's definitely the best thing I have ever done."
Eleanor Grove, BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science