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. Applied Sport Psychology

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

    UCAS code C890 Find out more

    BSc (Hons)

    Full time

  2. Science and Football

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

    UCAS code CXQ3 Find out more

    BSc (Hons)

    Full time

  3. 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

  1. Clinical Exercise Physiology MSc

    Taught by experts from the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, the degree covers clinical testing and delivers thorough training in the practical skills required for key roles within a hospital setting

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    MSc

    Part time, Full time

  2. Professional Doctorate in Applied Sport and Exercise Science

    This Professional Doctorate in Applied Sport and Exercise Science at Liverpool John Moores University enables you to create and interpret new knowledge associated with your own professional practice in Applied Sport and Exercise Science. The course provides quality supervision and is underpinned by high-grade research.

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    DSportExSci

    Part time, Full time

  3. Professional Doctorate in Sport and Exercise Psychology

    This Professional Doctorate in Sport and Exercise Psychology at Liverpool John Moores University is designed to meet the requirements for BPS Stage Two training in Sport and Exercise Psychology and will lead to eligibility for registration with the HCPC. The course provides quality supervision and is underpinned by high-grade research activity.

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    DSportExPsy

    Part time, Full time

  4. Sport and Exercise Physiology MSc, PgDip, PgCert

    Extend your knowledge in classical exercise physiology and beyond into the new arena of molecular exercise physiology with this masters degree delivered by expert academics renowned for their world-class research

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    MSc, PgDip, PgCert

    Part time, Full time

  5. Sport Nutrition MSc

    Taught by world-leading academics, this masters degree will give you advanced knowledge on athlete-centred nutrition and exercise metabolism

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    MSc

    Full time

  6. Sports Psychology MSc

    Professionally accredited Masters that follows a British Psychology Society (BPS) Graduate Basis for Certified Membership (GBC) and is delivered by expert academics carrying out world-class research.

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    MSc

    Part time, Full time

I came to LJMU because the University offered me some flexibility and the opportunity to combine my academic and sporting life. LJMU has provided so much support – I have a Personal Tutor at my disposal and he works with me to help me make the deadlines and sort out extensions. 

Nikita Parris, Sport and Exercise Science student - Nikita is also an LJMU Sport Scholar and plays for Everton Ladies and England Women’s Football Teams.