Sport and Exercise

The Department of Sport and Exercise is committed to delivering excellence in every aspect of work it undertakes related to sport and exercise, sports therapy, physiotherapy and physical education and school and exercise

You will really value the vibrant and practice-led learning environment we create and the opportunities that we offer our students.


Our degrees are all practice-led and are full of relevant, contemporary information and insight that you can take into the work environment and make a positive contribution the field.

You will study a range of discipline-specific and multi-disciplinary modules on our courses, equipping you with a diverse range of perspectives that will enrich your learning and enhance your career development.

Our courses also have either compulsory placement modules or work-based learning opportunities for you to engage with.

The university have invested in an extension to our existing £30 million campus in Edgbaston to provide state-of-the-art learning facilities for our degrees. This includes a high specification biomechanics laboratory with motion capture equipment, a fully equipped sport and exercise science laboratory that includes an environmental chamber, a research laboratory equipped with a DEXA scanner and Alter G antigravity treadmill, fully equipped sports therapy and physiotherapy teaching spaces and clinics, nutrition kitchens, a fitness and rehabilitation space, and a 3 court sports hall.  

You will really enjoy and appreciate the vibrant and hands-on learning environment we create and the passion of the team in their ambitions to achieve recognised excellence in the provision of undergraduate and postgraduate education, research and consultancy in the Department and all of our courses.