Sport, Outdoor and Exercise Science

We provide a range of on-site events focusing on sport, outdoor and exercise science. These events are designed to give your students an insight into university life. We are also able to provide a range of taster workshops for your students. These sessions can take place at either the University or your school or college. For more details and to book on-site events or taster sessions, please see the information below.

94%of BA (Hons) Sport and Education students in work/study 6 months after finishing**HEFCE 2017
Top 30in Sport Science**Guardian University League Table 2019
95%student satisfaction in BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science**National Student Survey 2018

Date: 13 February 2019 (Year 12)
Year group: Year 12/13
Maximum size of group: 100
Location: Kedleston Road, Derby
Length of event: Full day
Description: This event, based across all of our Derby sites, will give your students the opportunity to experience the breadth of courses we have to offer. They will be able to talk to current students, speak with support services such as Admissions, and get involved in activities run by our Union of Students. There are also taster sessions which provide a deeper understanding of the pathways and careers that our courses can lead to.
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Date: 9 May 2019 (Year 12)
Year group: Year 12/13
Maximum size of group: 60
Location: Devonshire Dome, Buxton
Length of event: Full day
Description: Our Buxton Campus is located on the edge of the Peak District National Park and is home to our outdoor and adventure sport degrees. Your Year 12 and 13 students will experience these courses first-hand in exciting taster sessions, visit the University’s Halls of Residence and have a look around our outstanding facilities.
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Date: 19 June 2019
Year group: Years 10-12
Maximum size of group: 150
Location: Kedleston Road, Derby
Length of event: Full day
Description: This event is perfect for your students who are interested in careers within the sport industry. They can discover the wide variety of career opportunities and degree courses in sport, take part in a range of practical subject tasters and see our outstanding facilities. Please note, a sports kit will be required to participate in some of the activities.
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Date: Flexible
Year group: Year 12/13
Maximum size of group: Flexible
Location: University of Derby/your school or college
Length of event: Flexible
Description: We can provide a range of taster workshops for your students, either at the University or at your school or college. Examples of the types of tasters we can offer include:

  • Sport psychology: performance profiling in elite sport
  • Biomechanics: speed, power and the stretch-shortening cycle
  • Sport management

Get in touch: sclteam@derby.ac.uk