School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences

Undergraduate study

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The School is a lively community of around 1500 students and 140 academic, research and support staff.

The School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences at Loughborough has an excellent international reputation for its teaching and research. As a student with us you will benefit from access to first-class facilities and the wide-ranging world-renowned expertise of our teaching staff - plus all that Loughborough University's outstanding campus has to offer.

Study with us because

  • 1st in the world for sports-related subjects 

    Ranked 1st in the list of the best universities at which to study sport-related subjects published by the prestigious QS World University Rankings by Subject for five years running (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021).

  • A highly ranked school 

    Ranked top 3 in the UK for sports science (The Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021). Ranked top 10 for Psychology (The Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021). Ranked in the top 10 for Biosciences (The Guardian University Guide 2021).

  • A great place to study 

    92% 'Overall Satisfaction' in Sports Science in the National Student Survey 2018.

  • Excellent employability 

    Loughborough University has been ranked first in the UK and in the top 20 globally for employer-student connections by the QS 2020 Graduate Employability Rankings.

  • Outstanding industry contacts - and an unrivalled learning environment 

    Learn from the research insights of academic staff who work alongside and in collaboration with elite athletes, coaches, sports organisations, health organisations, policy makers, and international companies.

*2016-17 Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education. % of graduates in employment and/or further study - UK only, excludes "other" (those travelling, retired, looking after family etc.).