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.

Meet the team

The faculty is led by Professor Andrew Edwards (Dean) who joined us from Australia where he was Director of the Institute of Sport & Exercise Science at James Cook University. His leadership team comprises Dr Lance Doggart, Head of the Department of Sport, a biomechanist and authority on injury prevention and Dr Saul Bloxham, Head of the Department of Health Sciences, a specialist in community health interventions and the positive impacts of physical activity on back pain and cancer care.

MEET THE FACULTY LEADERS

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

    With full- or part-time study options available, this practical course is mainly delivered in our state-of-the-art campus laboratories and clinics. If you're working towards a specialism in exercise physiology, this is a reliable route.

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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. Master in Osteopathic Medicine (Undergraduate Master)

    Undergraduate



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  • nutrition BSc

    BSc (Hons) Nutrition

    Study in our world-class health science facilities to work towards a rewarding career in the health and food industries. Graduates can go on to work in product development, nutrition research and many other related professions.

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  • outdoor adventure education BA

    BA(Hons) Outdoor Adventure Education

    Undergraduate

    Study for a rewarding career in the stunning surrounds of Plymouth: on our outdoor adventure education courses, we make full use of the beautiful coastal and moorland backdrops that the city of Plymouth has to offer.

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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 is perfect for those who want a successful future in primary- or secondary-level PE teaching. The course combines theoretical study and school-based placements to shape a deeper appreciation for teaching as a whole.

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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 course allows students to explore the scientific principles of PE and sport, as well as developing a deep appreciation for teaching as a modern profession.

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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 modern issues as they emerge.

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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, Outdoor Learning, Adventure Education

    Postgraduate

    With its stunning moorland and coastal backdrops, Plymouth makes the perfect setting for exploring your passion for outdoor education. This course comprises three supervised projects based on your professional interests.

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  • Public Health

    MPH Public Health

    Postgraduate



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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 one of the country's best sports science laboratories. This one-year progression course is perfect 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, with a range of work-based learning, theoretical study and practical application.

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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 and learning from highly qualified lecturing staff.

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  • sport development coaching and school sport BA

    BA (Hons) Sport Development - Coaching and School Sport

    Undergraduate

    This popular course is perfect for students who want to pursue rewarding, high-level careers in sport development. Study within our state-of-the-art facilities and work with like-minded professionals as you explore your vocation.

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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

    If you have a natural passion for sport, this course is the perfect place to explore your vocation and find out where your individual strengths lie. You'll study a range of topics and look at practical skills for coaching and instruction.

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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. Study at one of the UK's best sport science institutions.

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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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