Loughborough University has been gaining the top position in the QS world rankings on sports-related subjects for consecutively the last 6 years with an overall score of 96.8.

The university offers a variety of Undergraduate, Masters and Doctoral courses through its school of Sports, Exercise and Health Sciences.

The different courses offered by the university with regard to sports are


Degree Specialisation Fees Start date Duration (full-time)
BSc ( Hons) Sports and Exercise Science UK : £ 9250 International: £27250 Oct 2023 4 years with placement Or 3 years
BSc (Hons) Sports Science, Coaching and Physical Education UK : £ 9250 International: £27250 Oct 2023 4 years with placement Or 3 years
BSc (Hons) Sports Management UK : £ 9250 International: £22000 Oct 2023 4 years with placement Or 3 years
*Intercalated BSc Sports and Exercise Science UK : £ 9250 International: £24650 Oct 2023 1 year
Foundation Studies Sport with a Foundation Year for Elite Athletes UK : £ 9250 International:NA Oct 2023 4 – 6 years with Foundation + UG+ Optional placement year
Foundation studies Sport with an international foundation year UK : NA International: £22000 Oct 2023 4 – 6 years with Foundation + UG+ Optional placement year
  • * This course is open to medical students with at least two years of an undergraduate medical degree

Master’s courses

They have a wide variety of Master’s programs, the entry requirements for which are a bachelor’s qualification in sports science or a related field. The different Master’s courses offered at the university are

  1. MSc Applied Sports Performance Analysis
  2. MSc Clinical Exercise Physiology
  3. MSc Exercise Rehabilitation
  4. MSc Musculoskeletal Sport Science and Health
  5. PGCE Physical Education
  6. MSc with QTS Physical Education with Qualified Teacher Status
  7. MSc Physiology and Nutrition of Sport and Exercise
  8. MSc Social Science Research (Sport and Exercise science)
  9. MSc Sport and Exercise Psychology
  10. MSc Sport Biomechanics
  11. MSc Sport Management
  12. MSc sport management, politics and International Development
  13. MSc Sport Rehabilitation
  14. MSc Strength and conditioning

Doctoral Courses

The university frequently advertises a range of opportunities for candidates to engage in funded and unfunded research projects. The researchers have the opportunity to work on a topic under a supervisor, which is already allocated to them.

The candidates are requested to check the university website regularly for research topics advertised that suit their interests.

Career Support services at Loughborough University

They have an award-winning careers network team at the University to help and support the students entirely from CV workshops, advice sessions, and mock interview sessions to high-profile employer events.

Alumni at the University work in

Adidas, Arsenal Football Club, Birmingham City Football Club, British Rowing, BUPA, David Lloyd Leisure, England Hockey, Excel Gymnastics, Fitness First, Harlequins RFC, Leicester Tigers, Volleyball England and UK Sport.

You may contact us for any information about the sports courses at Loughborough University. 

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