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BSc Sport and Exercise Sciences

This dynamic course utilises the University’s wealth of academic expertise and interest in areas related to sport and exercise.

Sport and Exercise Science is an exciting field that provides a fascinating insight into how the body responds and adapts to exercise, helping athletes to improve their performance and the public to lead longer and healthier lives.

At Surrey we combine our long-standing reputation for excellence in biosciences education, with the world-class sporting facilities at the Surrey Sports Park and in collaboration with Surrey Clinical Research Centre, our Sport and Exercise Science programme will prepare you for a rewarding career in (professional) sport, health, teaching and research.

You will be taught by highly qualified academics representing a wide range of expertise in the field of exercise physiology, nutrition, biochemistry, psychology, management and biomechanics.

Our programme is unique in a number of ways:

We focus on building a strong foundation of knowledge in the biological sciences as this is essential to understand how the body responds and adapts to exercise, and reflects the Surrey’s strengths and research expertise.

You will be not only be taught in state-of-the-art university laboratories but many of our practical session will be based at the Surrey Sports Park in the Surrey Human Performance Institute and the athlete Strength and Conditioning suite which attracts national and international events and teams that bring world class athletes to Surrey, such as Olympic Skier Chemmy Alcott and teams competing in the Rugby World Cup and Danone Nations Cup.

Finally, our programme is endorsed by the Registry of Exercise Professionals, which enables you to obtain professional vocational qualifications alongside a BSc degree.

For a full programme overview and information on entry grades and how to apply, please visit the Sport and Exercise Science undergraduate website. To meet some of the key staff involved on this programme and their research interests please click here.

Did you Know?

The University of Surrey has been named one of the UK’s top 12 universities for sports in the Which? University student survey 2014.