School of Sport and Exercise Science
Welcome to our School of Sport and Exercise Science
"Our aim is to attract ambitious students to the University of Worcester who will be challenged as sports academics and practitioners to be the best that they can be."
Mick Donovan, Head of School
The University of Worcester has a proven record of excellence in the field of sport and exercise science, with plenty to offer anyone who has an enthusiasm for sport, exercise and health.
Top class facilities
We have a multi-purpose indoor sports centre, two floodlit synthetic pitches, an exercise physiology suite, two further sports science laboratories, nutrition laboratory, teaching rooms, gymnasium and dance studio. Recent major developments have seen the introduction of the award-winning Riverside Building and the 2,000 seat Worcester Arena.
Our innovative Motion and Performance Centre is situated on the St John's campus has expertise in a wide range of areas, ranging from Physical Activity, Exercise and Health to Biomechanics and Sport and Exercise Physiology.
The University has a particular strength in basketball. Our men's and women's teams have both enjoyed considerable success. The British Basketball League professionals Worcester Wolves are also based on campus. In additions, the University has good links with the region’s sports teams, particularly Worcester Rugby Club, Worcestershire County Cricket Club, Worcester Hockey Club and Worcester Rowing Club.
If you are already involved in competitive sport, we offer sports scholarships in basketball, cricket and hockey. You will have to meet certain academic and performance criteria, but the scholarships are a great way to combine study with competitive sport.
Tuesday, 13 July 2021
Academics at the University of Worcester have launched a book sharing their expertise on inclusive Physical Education (PE) for pupils with disabilities.
Tuesday, 27 April 2021
The third international Women in Sport & Exercise conference, hosted by the University of Worcester, has smashed all previous records for participation, welcoming over 700 delegates and speakers from across the world, roughly seven times the attendance of previous events.
Tuesday, 20 April 2021
The University of Worcester has been selected as one of four universities to become part of a new women’s premier league for British Wheelchair Basketball.