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School of Sport and Exercise

Taught in our brand new international-standard sports arena and our specialist labs, therapy suites and strength and conditioning suite, you'll be challenged and supported by experienced coaches, therapists and scientists.

Taught by experts

You'll learn from current professional practitioners as well as our own industry-experienced lecturers who have worked with bodies such as FIFA and UEFA.

Cutting-edge facilities

Develop practical skills using high-tech equipment in our dedicated areas:

  • International standard sports arena
  • Sports therapy clinic
  • Physiology lab
  • Environmental chamber
  • Strength and conditioning suite
  • 3G all-weather pitches
  • Biomechanics lab


Compete and train as part of sports clubs and BUCS competitions. Our brand new sports park is also home to our professional netball superleague team, the Severn Stars.

Placement opportunities

Take advantage of our industry connections

Every year our students complete over 4,000 work placements and internships. Our School of Sport and Exercise students gain real-world experience working with top-level athletes and grow as professionals, building confidence and essential contacts for when they graduate.

​​​​​​​​What we have to offer

The School provides undergraduate, postgraduate and research student opportunities, where your student experience is the top priority, reflecting the university’s commitment to active learning, and to ensuring that you are fully engaged with your curriculum, building skills for employability and for lifelong learning. 

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