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We encourage postgraduate study through our taught MSc Sports Engineering and research-led PhD programmes.

Our postgraduate students are an integral part of the research centre. Their work often forms the basis of our research output and we value their significant contributions.

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MSc Sports Engineering

If you are a high-achieving graduate in engineering and the physical sciences, learn to develop and apply your technical knowledge to the world of sport. The course gives you the skills and knowledge to work at the cutting edge of research and development in the sports equipment industry.

BSc Sport and Exercise

Our new undergraduate course BSc in Sport and Exercise is due to commence in September 2017. Click here for further details.

PhD study

We recruit high-quality, motivated students to carry out theoretical and applied PhD projects which are often sponsored by external clients. On average we take on two to three PhD students each year.

We provide a stimulating and supportive environment within the centre, with extensive facilities to support the research. Students also undertake a programme of training in research methods, literature retrieval, oral presentation skills, project planning and costing, academic and technical writing skills, IPR and patents.


Our MSc Sports Engineering and PhD alumni secure high-value careers throughout the sports industry and academia. The list displays a selection of our MSc graduates and their destinations.

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