Faculty Sport & Health - Science

Faculty of Sport & Health Sciences

Faculty Sport & Health - Coaching

Faculty of Sport & Health Sciences

Faculty Sport & Health - Science

Faculty of Sport & Health Sciences

Faculty Sport & Health - Football

Faculty of Sport & Health Sciences

Faculty Sport & Health - Therapy

Faculty of Sport & Health Sciences

Faculty Sport & Health - Science

Faculty of Sport & Health Sciences

Faculty Sport & Health - Teaching

Faculty of Sport & Health Sciences

With state-of-the-art facilities and strong links to elite athletes and industry experts, it’s little wonder that so many aspiring sports professionals are choosing the University of St Mark & St John.

Foundation, Undergraduate & Postgraduate Courses

  • 2016 Biosciences

    BSc (Hons) Biosciences

    Undergraduate

    Biosciences is the study of human life at all levels of complexity from molecules to population and we are working at the cutting edge of regenerative medicine and stem cell research.

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  • Clinical Exercise Physiology

    BSc (Hons) Clinical Exercise Physiology

    Undergraduate

    This clinical exercise physiology degree is mainly delivered in our state-of-the-art campus laboratories and clinics; it examines techniques for improving health and preventative care.

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  • football coaching and development BA

    BA (Hons) Football Development & Coaching

    Undergraduate

    Prepare for a long and rewarding career in the football industry with our rich and varied course. Learning is delivered by both academic staff and local and national industry professionals to give you a broad understanding of your vocation.

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  • Osteopathic Medicine

    M.Ost. Masters in Osteopathic Medicine (Undergraduate Masters)

    Undergraduate

    This four year Undergraduate Masters in Osteopathic Medicine guides students to become safe and competent practitioners of osteopathy, with access on-site clinics and health science laboratories.

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  • nutrition BSc

    BSc (Hons) Nutrition

    Undergraduate

    This nutrition degree is designed to prepare students for rewarding careers in the health or sport sectors, it focuses on nutrition for athletes and for people with health conditions.

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  • outdoor adventure education BA

    BA(Hons) Outdoor Adventure Education

    Undergraduate

    This outdoor education degree prepares students for a rewarding career, adventures await amidst beautiful coastal and stunning moorland surrounds of Plymouth.

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  • PGCE Secondary Education with Physical Education

    PGCE Secondary Education with Physical Education

    Postgraduate

    Learn how to inspire secondary-level students to explore their physical abilities and sporting passions. This one-year course combines academic study with placement opportunities so you have the chance to put your learned theory into practice.

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  • physical education with out QTS

    BA (Hons) Physical Education (non QTS)

    Undergraduate

    This three-year full-time course readies students for a successful future in primary or secondary level PE teaching, with learning via taught sessions, tutorials and school-based placements.

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  • physical education with QTS

    BEd (Hons) Physical Education - Secondary Ed (with QTS)

    Undergraduate

    Leading to Qualified Teacher Status, this hands-on intensive BEd Physical Education (PE) explores the scientific principles of PE and sport and develop a deep appreciation of how children learn.

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  • sport and exercise science BA

    MA Professional Studies - Sport and Health Sciences

    Postgraduate

    This course focuses on supervised projects to offer you a flexible, stimulating route to a career in sport science; a responsive approach helps students to explore current issues.

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  • sport development physical education progression BA

    MA Professional Studies - Sport Development

    Postgraduate

    Study at our world-class sports facilities on this work-centred, project-based course. Carefully structured supervised projects allow you to develop new skills which are tied to your professional ambitions.

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  • outdoor education

    MA Professional Studies - Outdoor Education and Outdoor Learning

    Postgraduate

    Explore your passion for outdoor education with this MA; undertake three supervised projects based on your professional interests and study remotely or amidst the stunning surrounds of Plymouth.

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  • Public Health

    Master of Public Health (MPH)

    Postgraduate

    If you’re committed to improving the health of people and want to make a difference then this interdisciplinary Public Health Masters degree is a rewarding way to further your career.

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  • professional studies sport and health sciences

    BSc (Hons) Rehabilitation in Sport and Exercise - Progression

    Undergraduate

    Enhance your employability and study at our state-of-the-art sport laboratories on this one-year progression course for students who want to achieve career success in the field of sport and exercise rehabilitation.

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  • sport therapy progression BSc

    BSc (Hons) Rehabilitation in Sport and Exercise

    Undergraduate

    With high levels of employability and access to our extensive state-of-the-art sports science equipment, this course is a popular and thought-provoking route into the professional world of rehabilitation in sport and exercise.

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  • applied sport science and coaching

    BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science

    Undergraduate

    Our University is known for its state-of-the-art sport and exercise science equipment, so join us as we explore this challenging and demanding topic via both taught sessions and work-based learning options.

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  • sport development coaching FDa

    BA (Hons) Sport Coaching

    Undergraduate

    Our partnerships with local clubs allow our sport coaching students to make valuable links within the industry, while studying at our world-class sports centre with highly experienced tutors.

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  • sport development coaching and school sport BA

    BA (Hons) Sport Development - Coaching and School Sport

    Undergraduate

    This popular sports degree is perfect for students who want to pursue rewarding careers in sport development; you'll enjoy access to sate-of-the-art sport facilities and work with like-minded professionals.

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  • sport development progression BA

    BA (Hons) Sport Development - Progression

    Undergraduate

    This progression course is perfect for students who want to build on their existing foundation degree, and shape their CV for a long and rewarding career in the public, commercial or private sports development sectors.

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  • Sport Management Ba

    BA (Hons) Sport Development - Sport Management

    Undergraduate

    A three-year, full-time course focusing on academic and practical experience. During the course, you'll be given the opportunity to work alongside industry professionals and build up a valuable network for your future career.

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  • sport development coaching progression BA

    BA (Hons) Sport Development

    Undergraduate

    If you want to study the impact that sport can have on local communities, this is the perfect course for you. You'll learn how to coach, run sport development programmes, organise events and much, much more.

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  • sport development physical education BA

    FdA Sport Development and Coaching

    Foundation

    This two-year, full-time sport development course contains a high volume of work-based learning, allowing you to put all your newly acquired theoretical knowledge into practice in real-world situations.

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  • Msc Sports Rehabilitation

    MSc Sport Rehabilitation (Pre-Registration)

    Postgraduate

    This course equips graduates from a sports science background with the ability to clinically assess and return athletes to full functional fitness using an evidence-based approach to sport rehabilitation.

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  • sport development BA

    BSc (Hons) Sport, Physical Activity and Health

    Undergraduate

    This course, with many lab and practical sessions, prepares students to champion health via a range of careers such as personal training, developing community interventions and health promotion.

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  • sport therapy progression Part time BSc

    BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy - Progression

    Undergraduate

    This one-year progression course allows students to explore this growing industry with the support of enthusiastic academic staff and full use of our world-class sports equipment, all located on our Plymouth campus.

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  • sport therapy BSc

    BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy

    Undergraduate

    Our huge range of sport science equipment offers students the very best learning experience. And with 400 hours' dedicated clinical experience, this course is superb for preparing students for the world of work.

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  • strength and conditioning

    BSc (Hons) Strength and Conditioning - Progression

    Undergraduate

    A one-year progression course focusing on strength and conditioning with physiology, anatomy, kinesiology, biomechanics and nutrition, taught in new sport science laboratories.

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  • strength and conditioning BSc

    BSc (Hons) Strength and Conditioning

    Undergraduate

    This qualification stands you in good stead for a long and rewarding career in strength and conditioning. Students are encouraged to explore their vocation within the well-appointed surrounds of our sport science laboratory.

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