The University of Huddersfield

About The University of Huddersfield


Whatever you aim to do in life, it pays to get a good education. And with high standards of teaching and learning and excellent facilities that’s exactly what our students can expect from the University of Huddersfield. Based right in the town centre and at the heart of the local community, we help thousands of people, from school leavers to those returning to education after a gap, achieve their goals each year.

Here are some key facts that make the University of Huddersfield a great place to study.

Interested in a career in sport?

Sport, Exercise and Nutrition Sciences brings a fascinating range of subjects together, including anatomy, physiology, the psychology of sport performance, nutrition and the effects of physical activity on long-term conditions. If you want to understand more about how physical activity can improve health or performance, then this could be the subject area for you.

Our courses have been developed to give you the hands-on experience, skills and knowledge you’ll need for an inspiring career working in a range of roles and organisations.

Previous graduates have gone on to work in various roles, including Lead Performance Coach, Performance Analyst, Sport Scientist, Personal Trainer, Physical Education Teacher, Sports Coach, Strength and Conditioning Coach and Research Nutritionist.*

*LinkedIn and Graduate Employment Market Statistics (GEMs).

All courses offer you the opportunity to;

  • Apply your skills in a real-world context through a compulsory work placement, giving you the opportunity to build up industry contacts too.
  • Gain extra industry-recognised qualifications within your degree, as our courses are endorsed by PD:Approval for recognition by the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPS).
  • Use excellent facilities, including biomechanics, physiology and nutrition labs, and our sport and fitness centre.
  • In addition, our courses are either endorsed by The British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES) or approved by the Sport and Exercise Nutrition Register (SENr).

Our courses

Sport and Physical Education BSc(Hons)

Sport and Exercise Science BSc(Hons)

Sport, Exercise and Nutrition BSc(Hons)

Sport and Exercise Nutrition MSci

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