Sport and Exercise Science
Challenge by Choice
Our Sport and Exercise courses are aimed at those who have an interest in sport health and physical activity, and wish to deepen their understanding of the functioning of the human body.
Our portfolio of Sport and Exercise Science degrees allows students to specialise in certain areas or remain on a generic pathway, according to their aspirations.
After a common first year students can choose to either remain on the generic pathway, or choose one of the following pathways:
Sports Nutrition, Clinical Exercise, Physiology, Personal Training or Outdoor Fitness.
Specialist pathways exist within the degree portfolio which allow students to specialise in particular areas.
This course is aimed at those who have an interest in sport, health and physical activity and wish to deepen their understanding of the functioning of the human body.
The Sports Nutrition pathway will allow graduates to become registered on the Sport and Exercise Nutrition Register, and to work as sport nutritionists, advising athletes on their nutritional needs.
The personal Training pathway develops the graduate skills and knowledge required to work with a wide range of groups and individuals to prescribe exercise programmes to improve physical and mental health.
The Outdoor Fitness pathway produces graduates who can work within the biggest growth area of the health and fitness industry, including working with endurance sport enthusiasts such as cyclists and triathletes, and also boot camps, outdoor fitness classes and obstacle races.
The Clinical Exercise Physiology pathway focuses on the assessment of functional capacity in healthy individuals and diagnose and rehabilitate dysfunction in those with chronic disease an disability.