Postgraduate PG Dip

Sport and Exercise Science

Upgrade your knowledge of physiology, nutrition and biomechanics while gaining experience through research and professional practise.

Sport and Exercise Science

Course Overview

  • Institution code


    L27
  • Main location


    Headingley Campus Beckett Park
  • Attendance


    Full-Time
  • Duration


    1 Year
  • Start date


    12 Sep 2022

Advance your expertise in sport and exercise science and boost your employment prospects in this competitive field.

This course is designed to meet the professional standards set by industry governing organisation, the British Association of Sport & Exercise Sciences.

As part of your course, you’ll:

  • Enhance your awareness of the professional issues and research applications within health, exercise and sport
  • Engage with consultancy and research projects and work with elite-level athletes
  • Upgrade your knowledge of physiology, nutrition, biomechanics and psychology

Exciting placement opportunities will help to further refine your knowledge, enhance your skills and boost your CV. Previous students have secured placements with Leeds United, Yorkshire Carnegie, Leeds Rhinos and SportsAid, a UK charity helping the next generation of sports stars achieve their potential.

Much of our outstanding and pioneering research feeds directly into our taught modules providing the opportunity for you to develop the professional skills and expertise in the area of sport and exercise science.

Why study Sport and Exercise Science at Leeds Beckett University...

  1. Designed to meet professional standards set by the British Association of Sport & Exercise Sciences
  2. Work alongside experienced lecturers and elite athletes to gain a comprehensive understanding of the field
  3. Take advantage of the university’s new state-of-the-art Carnegie School of Sport building
  4. Sport volunteering opportunities, which have previously included global events such as the Olympics, World Athletics Championships and Commonwealth Games

Carnegie School of Sport Heritage We have a long history in sports education stretching back to 1933 and the prestigious Carnegie College of Physical Training. Today, alumni of this college and its successor institutions are leaders in national and international sport.