Swansea University

101-125 th
European Teaching Rankings 2018
251–300 th
World University Rankings 2018
Singleton Park, Swansea, SA2 8PP, United Kingdom

Sports & Exercise Science

Sport and Exercise Science at Swansea is ranked 1st in the UK for Graduate Prospects according to The Times University Guide 2017. It is ranked 8th overall. This course covers the factors that influence participation and personal performance in sports and looks at methods by which these factors may be investigated. We prepare you for a career in the world of sport. Our research is cutting-edge and we enjoy high-profile placements with major sporting teams and venues. This degree will train you for a career as a sport and exercise scientist and also provide other rewarding career opportunities in roles as diverse as Performance Scientist, Strength and Conditioning Practitioner, Cardiac Physiologist, Performance Analyst, and in physical activity and health promotion. Sport and Exercise Science enjoys high-quality facilities in the Engineering Quarter at the brand new £450 million Bay Campus. The development includes specialist laboratories and excellent computing facilities. Sports Science students make extensive use of the dedicated Biomechanics and Technology Laboratory and Exercise Physiology Laboratory. The Sports Science department has close links with: Diabetes UK; Swansea NHS Trust; UK Sport; Sport Wales; Welsh Rugby Union; International Rugby Board (IRB). This degree is endorsed by the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences. BASES’ endorsement scheme is the recognised standard for all sport and exercise science undergraduate degree programmes and only the highest calibre courses pass its rigorous assessments.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Bay Campus,Swansea