Sport and Exercise Sciences

The University of Central Lancashire has an excellent reputation for delivering high-quality courses in the fields of sport and exercise sciences and our links with elite level sports teams demonstrates this.

You’ll be taught by specialist research active expert staff, who have experience of teaching in health, nutrition, physical activity and coaching/leadership. This allows you the opportunity to gain skills that will provide an excellent platform for employment. 

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Sally Seed - BSc (Hons) Sports & Exercise Science

Why choose us?

  • Our strong links with industry and the sports profession, including Preston North End and Wigan Warriors, mean you can gain experience of working with high performance athletes whilst developing your own invaluable network of contacts.
  • Teaching staff on the course are not only academic but are active in research and coaching in the field of high-performance sports. The majority are still in professional practice.

  • Our courses teach using state-of-the-art equipment and facilities
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Attend our Open Day and discover why our campus is the perfect place for you. You can ask current students about their experiences, speak to academics and get a feel for life at UCLan.

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What jobs can you get with a degree in exercise & sport science?

Our graduates have gone on to a wide range of careers after leaving us. We have graduates that work in professional sports. Others work in community health whilst others have set up their own businesses. Whatever you want to achieve, we will give you the knowledge, skills, experience, and guidance to pursue your goals.

Studying sport and exercise sciences could lead to a future career as a:

  • Personal trainer
  • Sports coach
  • Exercise physiologist
  • Secondary school teacher
  • Outdoor activities/education manager
  • Clinical scientist, cardiac sciences
  • Sports administrator
  • Sport and exercise psychologist

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