Postgraduate study

A reputation for excellence

Sport and Health Sciences at the University of Exeter consistently ranks as one of the top UK sport science departments and has a strong international reputation, ranking 12th in the QS World University Rankings 2019.  We maintain an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research, and an exceptional track record for student satisfaction.

Supported by leading academics

As a postgraduate student you will be welcomed into a friendly, intellectually stimulating and highly supportive learning environment. You’ll benefit from programmes enhanced by the current research of our academic staff who collaborate with industry, national and international organisations and professional athletes to advance knowledge within the discipline. Students are supported by the Doctoral College which offers institution-wide support, training, and administration for all of our postgraduate and early career researchers.

Find out more about our taught postgraduate programmes and our research degrees.

Postgraduate taught degrees
Research degrees

Our research degrees are available with a part-time option:


Find out more about scholarships, bursaries and studentships:

Leading research
Contact us

For enquiries about taught programmes:

Tel: (+44) 01392 725818
Web: Enquire online

For enquiries about research degrees:

Tel: +44 (0) 1392 723310
Web: Enquire online