Postgraduate study

Sport & Exercise

Gain the expertise and knowledge you need to be at the forefront of your discipline. We have strong links with regional and elite sports teams in the area.

Sport & Exercise facilities

The Sport & Exercise department is home to some outstanding facilities, including fully-equipped physio and biomechanics labs, an environmental chamber and a state-of-the-art hydrotherapy pool.

More about Sport & Exercise

Our cutting-edge facilities include an environmental chamber, hydrotherapy pool, physiology, movement analysis, anatomy and strength and conditioning labs, and a specialist sports therapy clinic.

Courses

Courses
  Course title Qualification Full-time Part-time  
Sport and Exercise MSc Yes Yes View course
Sports Rehabilitation MSc Yes No View course

Quality teaching

Our staff ensure you develop the hands-on expertise and knowledge you need to be at the forefront of our discipline. We help you nurture your talents in state-of-the-art laboratories, and apply this in the field. Our range of assessments give you the diverse skills that employers require.

We also help you work towards professional accreditations. Innovating in tomorrow's world should be easy, with the exciting educational experience that we provide.

First-class facilities

We believe in learning by doing. All our laboratories and equipment are there for you to use and enhance your learning experience. Our sport and exercise buildings house world-class teaching and research facilities, including:
• an environmental chamber where you assess performance in different climates
• a hydrotherapy pool for rehabilitating injuries, with underwater treadmills, cameras and variable water flow
• physiology laboratories for testing physical fitness, with gas analysis and blood sampling equipment, treadmills, bike and rowing ergometers
• purpose-built sports therapy clinics
• a movement analysis laboratory, with 3D motion capture and force platforms
• advanced anatomy, strength and conditioning laboratories

Research

Your education is enriched by the passion and knowledge that your tutors have for teaching you about their cutting-edge research. Our research includes:
- enhancing elite performance, for example our work with Olympians
- new technology in sport, for example motion sensitive computer games
- social issues, for example perceptions of the Paralympics