Sport and Exercise Science explores how the human body performs under different levels of pressure. It also covers the broader issues at play, from wider participation in sports and exercise, to ethics, sports psychology and nutrition.
This degree provides a solid core of modern and relevant learning, preparing you for a fulfilling career in Sport and Exercise Science, whatever your chosen speciality.
There is the option to spend a YEAR STUDYING ABROAD (UCAS C601) at a partner university to enrich your degree, giving a valuable cultural experience which can broaden your horizons when seeking employment.
As you progress, your developing interests and abilities will combine with hands-on experience of advanced equipment, establishing skills which are vital to securing employment.
WHY SPORT AND EXERCISE SCIENCE AT SWANSEA?
Sport and Exercise Science at Swansea University has a strong reputation and attracts students from far and wide.
Located on the new Bay Campus, our high-grade facilities are based within the Engineering Quarter, which overlooks coastline on the edge of the Gower Peninsula. Sport and Exercise Science at Swansea is ranked:
- 1st in UK for Graduate Prospects (The Complete University Guide 2019)
- 10th in UK for Sports Science (The Complete University Guide 2019)
- 9th in the UK for Research Quality (The Times Good University Guide 2019)
Within six months of graduating, 100% of Sport and Exercise Science graduates are employed or in further study (16/17 Graduate DLHE).
YOUR SPORT AND EXERCISE SCIENCE EXPERIENCE
You will make extensive use of our dedicated Biomechanics Laboratory, which is home to a state-of-the-art motion analysis system.
Throughout your time at Swansea you will also work closely in the Exercise Physiology Laboratory. This contains a range of exercise ergometers, lung function assessment, blood analysis and muscle function testing equipment.
SPORT AND EXERCISE SCIENCE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Graduates of Sport and Exercise Science at Swansea are set on course for a range of stimulating opportunities. Your future could lie in any of the following roles:
- Sports and Performance Scientist
- Strength and Conditioning Practitioner
- Cardiac Physiologist
- Performance Analyst
- Health Promotion Officer
- Public Health Scientist
The School of Sport and Exercise Sciences has close links with organisations including Diabetes UK, Swansea NHS Trust, UK Sport, Sport Wales and the Welsh Rugby Union.