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With access to high-quality facilities and the chance to study abroad, our sports courses can help fast-track your career in this competitive industry.

Sport courses

Why study Sport at BU?

  • Prestigious Premier Skills Development Partner: BU is recognised as a Premier Skills Development Partner, one of the few universities in the UK to have this recognition
  • At the cutting-edge of industry needs: Our course content is informed by our extensive links within the sector, including Sport England, UK Sport, and the Society of Sports Therapists
  • International partnerships: Our courses are delivered by a department with an international outlook, with partner universities in Cologne, Oslo, Florida and New Jersey
  • Placement opportunities: Placement opportunities include the chance to spend a year working with the likes of West Ham United FC, The Goodsport Trust, AFC Bournemouth, Fitness First, US Sport Institute, Saracens RFC, Surrey County Cricket, and many more
  • Outstanding facilities: Outstanding facilities in our Human Performance Laboratories.

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BSc (Hons) Sport & Exercise Science

This course covers a wide range of areas including physiology, psychology, biomechanics and nutrition to help you gain a comprehensive understanding of the impact of exercise on health.
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BSc (Hons) Sport Coaching

This course will allow you to develop your understanding of the complex sport coaching environment in order to enhance sport and society through coaching practice.
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BSc (Hons) Sport Management

We’ve developed this dynamic course following extensive consultation with numerous industry bodies and various national governing bodies to make sure it's as relevant as possible to the ever-changing sports industry.
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BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy

Qualifying and practising as a sports therapist will enable you to provide advice and treatment for the prevention and rehabilitation of injuries.