Sport science students

Courses

School of Sport and Exercise Sciences

Learn with the best

Our School is the best place in the country to study sport and exercise science.

Whether you're aiming to work in high performance, clinical, medical, health, exercise or a fitness setting you'll be prepared for the workplace. Applied and world of work skills are embedded in all of our programmes at both an undergraduate and postgraduate level. Our research-informed approach means that you'll benefit from continual improvements and enhancements to applied practice and learning. You'll be encouraged to apply high levels of critical thinking in order to, first understand and then challenge, where appropriate, existing practice. You'll be given opportunities to reflect on your own skill set and your abilities to understand the cultural context of the working environment and how to adapt and engage the practitioners within it. Not only will our excellent teaching set you up for your future career, you'll also undertake relevant placement opportunities to gain real-world experience that is highly regarded by employers.

With our strong links with partners in the sports, fitness, exercise, health and medical sectors, we have a clear understanding of the needs and expectations of employers. This means that your course has been designed with your future employability in mind.

Within the environments of sport, exercise and health there is an increased demand for the professionalisation of staff. Recognising this industry requirement, we have set up a suite of Masters programmes that enhance your skill set and knowledge base and enable you to achieve a level of professionalisation 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…

  1. 2019

    Science and Football

    The BSc (Hons) Science and Football at LJMU is delivered by world-leading soccer experts and informed by extensive links with key industry partners, such as the Football Association, FIFA, various Premier League football clubs and the Professional Footballers' Association.

    UCAS code CXQ3 Find out more

    BSc (Hons)

    Full time

  2. 2019

    Science and Football with Foundation Year

    This programme is delivered by world-leading experts and informed by extensive links with key industry partners, such as the Football Association, FIFA, various Premier League football clubs and the Professional Footballers' Association.

    UCAS code S001 Find out more

    BSc (Hons)

    Full time

  3. 2019

    Sport and Exercise Science

    Find out more about studying for a BSc (Hons) degree in Sport and Exercise Science at LJMU. Apply now to take the next steps towards your future.

    UCAS code C600 Find out more

    BSc (Hons)

    Full time

  4. 2019

    Sport Psychology

    Find out more about studying for a BSc (Hons) degree in Sport Psychology at LJMU. Apply now to take the next steps towards your future.

    UCAS code C890 Find out more

    BSc (Hons)

    Full time

  5. 2019

    Sport Psychology with Foundation Year

    The professionally-accredited BSc (Hons) Sport Psychology at Liverpool John Moores University is taught in the award-winning Tom Reilly Building. The course offers exciting placement opportunities opportunities that are all, uniquely for the sector, both external and pre-sourced across a range of settings from schools, councils, local charities and sports clubs.

    UCAS code S003 Find out more

    BSc (Hons)

    Full time

  1. Clinical Exercise Physiology

    Delivered by experts from LJMU's School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, this programme focuses on the practical application of research, including intermediate life support and phlebotomy.

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    MSc

    Full time, Part time

  2. Exercise Physiology

    LJMU's Exercise Physiology MSc is geared towards both classical physiology and research at the forefront of molecular exercise physiology.

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    MSc

    Full time

  3. Sport Nutrition

    LJMU's Sport Nutrition MSc is taught by academics dedicated to researching athlete-centred nutrition and extending contemporary understanding of exercise metabolism.

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    MSc

    Full time

  4. Sport Psychology

    Complete a BPS-accredited Masters in Sport Psychology at LJMU under the guidance of world-leading academic staff who carry out internationally recognised research.

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    MSc

    Full time, Part time

  5. Strength and Conditioning

    LJMU's MSc in Strength and Conditioning produces world-class, research-informed practitioners who have the option to pursue a career in research.

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    MSc

    Full time

Studying the BSc Science and Football helped me to understand the science and processes within a football and sporting environment, whilst also challenging me to gain the required skills and intellect needed to perform in an elite organisation.

Bradley Wall - England Men’s U19 Team Performance Analyst, the FA