Sports Science study in the UK

Sports Science in the UK

Career options, entry requirements and rankings for Sports Science.

UK Sports Science Courses

Introduction to Sports Science

Sports Science is the application of scientific knowledge to improve athletic performance. It covers psychology, physiology, nutritional science and performance analysis and UK universities offer courses incorporating the latest practice, theory and technology in medicine and training.

Sports Science courses in the UK offer guest lectures from industry professionals, placements at professional teams and the opportunity to visit conferences. The demand for sports scientists has never been greater as many sports come to terms with a technological revolution which requires athletes to know their body inside out and be in constant peak condition.

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Having invented and drawn up the rules for Football, Rugby, Cricket and many others, the UK is in a unique position to teach the science behind sport. The success of the English Premier League demonstrates the extraordinary appeal and brand recognition of sport in this country, with competitive sport being a mainstay of British schools and a national obsession at all age levels.

Careers in Sports Science

Sports Science graduates go on to become coaches, exercise physiologists, sport psychologists, junior sports agents, personal trainers, strength and conditioning coaches, membership advisors and local government sports development officers.

Sports Science Entry Requirements

  • Typical IELTS requirements: 6.0 overall, with no lower than 5.5 in any one component.
IELTS Preparation Classes

If you need to improve your IELTS score ahead of beginning a Sports Science degree, sign up for our flexible part-time IELTS classes in central London today.

Please note that entry requirements vary for each UK university.

Where can I study Sports Science in the UK?

To learn more about the best Sports Science courses in the UK, find details on the top ten ranking Sports Science universities in the Guardian 2016 University Guide below:

  1. University of Bath
  2. University of Exeter
  3. University of East Anglia
  4. University of Birmingham
  5. Loughborough University
  6. University of Portsmouth
  7. Durham University
  8. University of Hertfordshire
  9. University of Central Lancashire
  10. Bangor University

How SI-UK can help with your application

If you are interested in learning more about Sports Science courses in the UK, arrange your free consultation today. Learn more about our university application services, and don't forget the Premium Service will guarantee you an offer from a UK university on a Sports Science programme.

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