Study Sport Science and Human Physiology at Manchester Met and you’ll explore how the human body works, focusing on physical activity and health. You’ll be immersed in scientific investigation, and we’ll show you how to develop an evidence-based approach to both the theory and the practice of these subjects.
In the (Hons) Sport Science and Human Physiology degree from Manchester Metropolitan University, you’ll gain a well-rounded understanding of sport science, with the kind of skills and knowledge that will prepare you for a range of professional environments in the world of sport and physical activity. This will be supported by detailed knowledge of biology and physiology underpinning human movement. You'll also have the opportunity to spend an extra year expanding your horizons, working on a placement in industry.
In your final year, you’ll have the chance to work alongside one of our experts on research or an applied project where you can criticise, analyse and interpret information, or even collect your own unique data in a topic related to sports or physiology that matches your own interests.
With the recent high profile sporting events in the UK, sport and exercise are in the spotlight as ways to improve health and wellbeing. It’s an exciting time to get involved and there are a huge number of opportunities in the sector.
There are a number of careers directly relevant to our Sport Science and Human Physiology degree. You might want to work as a sports scientist with professional athletes and clubs, within the NHS, or with private healthcare providers. Or maybe you’d like to work as a personal trainer, an exercise professional in a rehabilitation unit, or as an entrepreneur in the leisure industry.
Sport Science and Human Physiology graduates may choose to go into teaching after studying for a PGCE, while others want to carry on their studies with a Masters or PhD in sport science or in physiotherapy.
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