Our Sport degrees at Newman University, Birmingham are ideal for individuals who want to work in physical education, community sport participation settings and sport development, or in areas of sport performance, supporting athletes and teams. We are also proud to be an education partner of CIMSPA (The Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity) a professional development body for the UK’s sport and physical activity sector.CIMSPA logo

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BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science

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BSc (Hons) Sport Coaching

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BSc (Hons) Sport Coaching (with Foundation Year)

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BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science (with Foundation Year)

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BA (Hons) Physical Education and Sport Top-Up Degree

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BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science Top-Up Degree

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Meet The Team


The Sport and Health team at Newman University pride themselves on their ongoing involvement in sport, health and physical education research. Staff are actively contributing in the following four areas of the Research Excellence Framework (REF) —Physical Activity and Health, Sport Performance, Mental Skills Training and Sport in Society. The team regularly publishes their research in industry journals, and present at international sport, health and physical education conferences. Our ‘Meet The Sport Team’ page details the specific areas of research that the team have been, or currently are involved in.

As a student at Newman, you will be taught by research-active staff, who are actively contributing to the latest developments across a wide-range of disciplines within the sport and health industry and the physical education sector. Staff bring the latest knowledge and expertise to the classroom, laboratory and sports field, enhancing your learning experience. At Newman you get the benefit of our staff’s cutting-edge knowledge combined with a focus on your needs, in a student-centred University where you are our priority. Our staff expertise, and their links with external agencies will maximise your University experience and hopefully provide you with opportunities as you consider your career paths for the future.

We encourage our students to proactively explore research during their studies. As a science-based discipline, you will be conducting research throughout a range of modules under the supervision of expert staff.