BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science

Work towards professional qualifications, such as the National Governing Body Coaching Awards, which are recognised and valued nationally by employers

Why choose to study BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science at Derby?

Employable Graduates - We're ranked 15th highest amongst all UK universities, and 12th for English institutions, with 96.9% of our graduates in work or further study within six months of completing a full-time degree.

If you’re interested in the science behind sport and exercise and the roles of biomechanics, physiology and psychology in performance, then BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science is the course for you. You’ll benefit from master class sessions from sport and exercise professionals. You’ll also test and measure health and fitness, and utilise computer software to analyse the results of performance in our specialised facilities.

A course centred on your development

  • You’ll study the core science subjects of physiology, psychology and biomechanics, and have the opportunity to choose from specialised areas such as nutrition, performance analysis and strength and conditioning. This will enable you to follow your interests and tailor the course to your career aspirations
  • Our team includes accredited professionals who provide our students with quality teaching and support, which resulted in a 100% overall satisfaction score in the 2014 National Student Survey
  • Develop the knowledge and practical skills you'll need for a career in sport and exercise, including a work placement which will look great on your CV and internship opportunities
  • We’re currently building a brand new, £10.8 million sports centre on campus, which is set to open in September 2015 and will complement our existing floodlit all-weather pitches, tennis courts, sports hall and fitness suite.

Places still available for September 2015

Call our Clearing Hotline on 01332 592015 for further information.