PE, Sport and Exercise Science

Develop your passion for sports and physical education at one of the only London universities with on-campus sports pitches and benefit from our strong links with Charlton Athletic FC.

Sports Science at the University of Greenwich

Our sports science degrees offer state-of-the-art facilities including 3D motion-capture systems, strength and conditioning facilities and a specialised environment chamber. Our courses provide the knowledge and analytical skills you need for careers in sports science. You'll study a range of areas, from anatomy and biomechanics to nutrition and sports psychology.

Our courses

You can study for a physical education and sports degree in a number of ways: full-time, part-time, or on a sandwich course which includes a sports industry related placement. We also offer an extended degree with a foundation year to prepare you for degree-level study.

Study Strength and Conditioning

Find out about studying Strength and Conditioning at the University of Greenwich from Dr Fernando Naclerio, and Joseph, one of our students.

Communities and societies

Our active student-led societies offer a space for personal and academic growth, as well as new opportunities to make lasting friendships. Students can take part in activities throughout the year, both through the department and via the wider Students’ Union.

Research and partnerships

Our research explores the development of sport and physical education, from evaluating the impact of primary school sport to how we engage communities in sport and physical activity. Specialist projects include exploring the benefits of dance therapy for children on the autistic spectrum.

Our partnership with Charlton Athletic Football Club

Employability is important to our students and to us and we continually work with organisations to create opportunities for our students that will set them apart from other graduates.

Join us as a research student

We welcome enquiries and applications from those interested in full- or part-time study for MSc, MPhil or PhD research.


Working with industry

Our expert staff, industry-standard facilities and research expertise can help your business grow.

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Greenwich Research & Enterprise


020 8331 7867

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