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Sport, health and exercise science at Solent

Are you fascinated by the human body, the limits that people can push and helping others to achieve their best? Sport, health and exercise science is an area of study that can lead to a variety of specialised careers, from working with athletes in coaching and research to working with patients and clients as a sports therapist, personal trainer or health exercise referral coach.

Whether your passion is in health and fitness, physiology and exercise science, nutrition or helping people overcome their health challenges, Solent’s excellent reputation for its sport, health and fitness provision will prepare you for success in a growing jobs market, with a wide range of dynamic and rewarding career options.

With accreditations from the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES), the Society of Sport Therapists and the British Psychological Society, you can be assured of a high-quality education to gain the skills relevant for industry.

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MSc Clinical Exercise Science

The MSc in Clinical Exercise Science explores the science behind physical health and exercise and the impact it has on individuals with clinical disease. This course will...

BA (Hons) Education

This degree has been specifically created for you to build an understanding of the latest child development practices, how children and young people learn, as well as challenges and innovations in the education sector.

MSc Football Science

Designed specifically for those already working in a professional football environment, this master’s degree will enable you to develop and enhance your existing knowledge and...

BSc (Hons) Health, Nutrition and Exercise Science

Solent has always been at the forefront of health and exercise and personal training degrees, and we’re offering two inspiring pathway options...

BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Psychology

Over the last few decades, interest in sport and exercise psychology has grown. More time and money is being spent on understanding what motivates people to exercise, play sport...

BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science

Endorsed by the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES), this degree is founded upon the underlying principles of physiology, psychology and biomechanics...

BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Therapy

This dynamic sport and exercise therapy degree will help provide you with the essential professional skills and musculoskeletal expertise you will need to secure an exciting...

MSc Sport Science and Performance Coaching

Do you want to further your knowledge of sport science and athletic development? Solent’s sport science and performance coaching master’s degree has been designed in partnership...


You'll have access to facilities that provide an engaging learning environment.

The University’s professional sport and exercise science facilities, include fully equipped physiology, psychology and biomechanics labs, health and exercise gyms and sport and exercise therapy teaching spaces. The first-class sport, exercise and psychology facilities include specialist software, psychophysiological recording equipment, eye-tracking apparatus and experiment cubicles. Students can also practise their skills in Solent’s state-of-the-art Sports Complex.

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