Sport and Exercise Sciences courses

Your chance to learn and develop your career

Whether you're aiming to work in high performance sport, clinical sciences, health, exercise, PE or nutrition - study with us and you'll be prepared for the workplace. Both applied and research skills are embedded in all of our programmes at both an undergraduate and postgraduate level. Our research-informed curriculum means that you'll be up to date with the latest scientific evidence including research from our own world-leading staff.

With our strong links with partners in the sports, fitness, exercise, health and clinical sectors, we have a clear understanding of the needs and expectations of employers. We have set up a suite of masters programmes that will enhance your skill set and knowledge base and enable you to achieve a level of professionalism and/or specialisation in your chosen field.

If you want to know how far your interest in sports, physical activity, exercise or health could take you why not find out more about the courses on offer from the links below.

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  1. BSc (Hons)

    Full time


    UCAS code DB64 Points required BBB-ABB (120-128)
  2. BSc (Hons)

    Full time

    Sport Coaching

    UCAS code XC16 Points required BBC-ABB (112-128)
  3. BSc (Hons)

    Full time

    Sport Nutrition

    UCAS code SPN1 Points required BBB-ABB (120-128)
  4. BSc (Hons)

    Full time

    Sport Psychology

    UCAS code C890 Points required BBB-ABB (120-128)

"I see myself being in coaching roles that develop me into a person who is capable of helping to develop players and coaches both here in the UK and further afield in Bermuda. My course is helping me to get there."

Desmond Burgess -
BSc (Hons) Sport Coaching

"Studying the undergraduate Sport Psychology degree allowed me to progress onto the Sport Psychology Masters. I’ve now got a job as an Assistant Football Development Officer for Women and Girls at Liverpool County Football Association. The support and help from LJMU and my lecturers has given me the skills for this role."

Ellie Fox -
BSc (Hons) Sport Psychology and MSc Sport Psychology

"I have wanted to study nutrition my entire life. As a mother of two I knew I would find it difficult, but would fight to get my degree. All of the course modules and tutors are amazing and supportive. When I graduate I want to have my own small business as a dietitian and blogger."

Maice Shriber -
BSc (Hons) Nutrition with Foundation Year

"I spent time at Warrington Wolves and the English Institute of Sport in Sheffield and took up a Senior Strength and Conditioning Internship at LJMU. On graduation I had two part-time paid roles with the Liverpool under 21s ladies team and the Talented Athletes Scholarship Scheme. This helped me build up some essential experience. I’m now working in my dream job as a Strength and Conditioning Coach at LJMU."

Conor Heeney -
MSc Strength and Conditioning