Meet current PhD students
Some of our PhD students introduce their thesis topics in these three-minute videos.
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Rob Mann: Injury and illness in competitive adolescent distance runners
Kate Sansum: Physical activity and sedentary time and arterial function in children
Curtis Wadey: Paediatric heart disease
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 in the top 10 in the world in the QS World University Rankings 2020. 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.
Our degree programmes
Our taught degrees are available with a part-time option:
Our research degrees are available with a part-time option:
Find out more about scholarships, bursaries and studentships: