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Department Overview

Our Sport and Exercise Science department offers foundation and bachelor's degree courses designed to equip students for careers in sports, leisure, or the health industry. With a multidisciplinary approach, the courses cover core disciplines like physiology, psychology, and coaching, intertwined with practical experience in real-world settings.

The department uses state-of-the-art labs and gym facilities, integrating the latest technology and equipment to supplement classroom learning. Employability and industry experience are key themes embedded into our modules, providing opportunities to work with local sports teams and organizations. Our courses are delivered in a supportive setting, with smaller class sizes that promote personalized learning.

These programs have achieved high student satisfaction, with a 100% NSS score for the Sport and Exercise Science degree. The department further enhances learning by hosting annual sports conferences, featuring notable guest speakers from the industry.

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FD Sport and Exercise Science (Coaching)

N872 P56

This Coaching degree follows a multi-disciplinary approach where you will study core modules such as physiology, psychology and coaching.
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BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science

N870 P56

This course follows a multi-disciplinary approach where you will study core modules such as physiology, performance analysis, coaching and psychology and learn about the interaction between these core disciplines as experienced in real life settings.
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BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science (Coaching)

N871 P56

BSc(Hons) Sport and Exercise Science (Coaching) degree will provide you with the skills and knowledge to prepare you for a career in sport, leisure or the health industry.
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News & Student Work:

Penny Rowe Graduated From University Centre Peterborough With A BSc (Hons) In Sports & Exercise Science

After working full- time, helping to deliver PE lessons in different educational settings, Penny Rowe felt it was time to further her education and enrolled on UCP’s BSc (Hons) Sports & Exercise Science Course.

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