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Sport and Exercise Science

Sport and Exercise Science

We're a city bursting with sporting energy, making Newcastle the perfect place to study the science of sporting success and healthy living.

Where science meets sporting excellence

This innovative degree, taught by our Medical Sciences Faculty, brings together:

  • anatomy
  • physiology
  • biomechanics
  • psychology
  • biochemistry
  • nutrition

You'll work with academics, practitioners, elite athletes and industry partners to develop practical knowledge and skills in sport and exercise science.

Your studies will be supported by our state-of-the-art sport lab facilities, opening later this year, and there'll be plenty of opportunity to get involved in research.

You can also participate in research trials, gaining valuable insight for when you design and conduct your own research project in your third year.

A person on an exercise bike with monitoring equipment

More about Sport & Exercise Science at Newcastle University


Find your place in the world

Newcastle University offers an outstanding student experience and a world-class education for life. Our commitment to academic excellence is demonstrated through our position in global rankings. We have a world-class reputation for research excellence, and we were awarded a Gold Award in the Teaching Excellence Framework 2017.