University of Northampton

St Georges Avenue, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN2 6JD, United Kingdom

Sport & Exercise Science

Our Sport and Exercise Science degree focuses on the scientific principles that underpin sport and exercise. Our course is practical-based, stimulating, well-structured and research-informed, covering a range of topic areas including biomechanics, physiology and psychology. The practical elements of our Sport and Exercise Science course make use of purpose-built laboratories to develop your knowledge and understanding of the key issues within sport and exercise science. Additionally, the course offers you internship opportunities with three local professional sports clubs in the area. The optional career and employability module in the first year gives you a head start when thinking about future careers or further academic study, allowing you to think about potential specialisms that you’d like to find employment in or study at postgraduate level. The course modules are delivered within the classroom, sports hall and laboratories in a structured manner. Classes are delivered in a variety of methods including lectures, seminars and practical sessions. Our Sport and Exercise Science degree provides you with the skills necessary to secure employment in a number of careers in a range of sectors including opportunities in sport science support, teaching, coaching, performance enhancement and the health and fitness industry. **By studying at the University of Northampton, you can be sure that:** + Students enrolling on this course at Northampton will be provided with their own brand new Hewlett Packard laptop* to keep at no additional cost. All sports clubs and societies are free to join at Northampton and every essential course text book is available via the library, meaning you won’t have to purchase copies. For more information on this visit our website ( + If you join us in September 2018 you will be the first to experience student life at the University’s brand-new Waterside Campus. Come along to an Open Day to find out more. + Based on the evidence available, the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Panel judged that the University of Northampton delivers consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It is of the highest quality found in the UK. ✱ terms and conditions apply. See for more information.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site,Northampton