Sport and Exercise Sciences

Sport and exercise science is an exciting field that provides a fascinating insight into how the body responds and adapts to exercise, helping athletes to improve their performance and the public to lead longer and healthier lives.

Our sports and exercise science programmes are ranked top ten in the UK in the Complete University Guide 2018.

Our Sport and Exercise Sciences courses

Undergraduate courses

Why study Sport and Exercise Sciences at Surrey?

Take a virtual tour of the Surrey Human Performance Institute

As a Sport and Exercise Sciences student you'll have access to the Surrey Human Performance Institute, which provides a range of physiological assessments to help people learn more about their health status and optimise their fitness and performance.

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Surrey Sports Park

Featuring world-class facilities and host to a number of professional teams, athletes and sporting events, if you're into your sport, the multi-million-pound centre is a place you'll love.

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At Surrey, we aim to deliver an educational experience that will inspire a generation of independent and professional sport and exercise scientists capable of providing a significant contribution to society through health and performance research.

Dr Julie Hunt Programme Director, Sport and Exercise Sciences

your future in sports and exercise sciences

Professional endorsement

Our Sport and Exercise Sciences programme is endorsed by the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) to provide Level 2 Gym Instructor and Level 3 Personal Training qualifications.

I chose Surrey because of the great facilities at Surrey Sports Park and the opportunity for a Professional Training placement year. I was also impressed with the University’s good reputation and nice campus.

Thomas Boreham BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Sciences

My Surrey experience - Izzie Coomber, BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science

“Since starting at Surrey I've definitely become more confident by pushing myself out of my comfort zone”

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Why Surrey?

Why we chose Surrey

Our students explain why they decided to come to Surrey and share what they love about living and studying here.

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Surrey in a single word

We challenged our students to sum up the University of Surrey using just one word.

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2,300+ partner organisations

Over the past five years, more than 2,300 partner organisations have worked with us to give students valuable experience in the professional environment.

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