BSc (Hons) — 2025 entry Sport and Exercise Science

Study Sport and Exercise Science at Surrey, where you’ll learn to maximise sports performance and improve general health and wellbeing. You'll learn in state-of-the-art facilities, including Surrey Sports Park, and have the option to do a placement year to give you a head start in your career.

Key course information

Typical offer
Start date
September 2025
Full time
3 years
UK fees
Overseas fees
UCAS code
Stag Hill
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Why choose
this course?

  • Study a hands-on curriculum recognised by the British Association of Sport and Exercise Science (BASES) for providing all the skills and knowledge you need to enter the profession.
  • Gain industry experience through our Professional Training placements, where you can work for a range of employers, including sports clubs, performance laboratories and nutrition companies.
  • Complete nationally recognised gym instructor and personal training qualifications as part of your course, without any extra cost.
  • Apply for one of our sports scholarships, designed for individuals with exceptional sporting ability, to help support your studies.
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Top 10 in the UK

Sport and exercise science is ranked top 10 in the UK for overall student satisfaction* in the National Student Survey 2023 


Of our biosciences and medicine graduates go on to employment or further study (Graduate Outcomes 2023, HESA) 

13th in the UK

The University of Surrey is ranked 13th in the Complete University Guide 2024

*Measured by % positivity based on Q1-24 for all providers listed in the Guardian University Guide league tables.


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At Harlequins Rugby Club, our primary focus is offering the best possible support to our players. Our partnership with the University of Surrey aids our club while providing budding sports scientists with a solid practical foundation.

Gareth Tong, Head of Athletic Performance, Harlequins Rugby Club

About the University of Surrey

Terms and conditions

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View our generic registration terms and conditions (PDF) for the 2023/24 academic year, as a guide on what to expect.


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