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.

PE, Sport and Exercise Science


If you want to share your passion for PE, Sport and Exercise Science with the next generation, we've got the right course for you. We're one of the few London universities with an extensive range of sports facilities on campus, including all-weather floodlit sports pitches, an indoor Astro Turf airdrome and a new strength and conditioning lab.

Our courses

If you love PE, Sport and Exercise Science and want to share your passion for it with the next generation, we've got the right course for you. 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.

Equine Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation, FdSc (Hadlow)

This highly-unique degree course has been designed in conjunction with industry experts to equip students who wish to work in the field of equine therapy and rehabilitation.

  • Mode: Full time
  • Location: Partner College
  • Subject: Biology and biomedical science; Physical education and sport

Human Sciences, MPhil/PhD

Study an MPhil/PhD in Human Sciences to conduct cutting-edge research in fields such as psychology, social work, public health & sports science. Learn more.

  • Mode: Full time, Part time
  • Location: Avery Hill Campus; Greenwich Campus
  • Subject: Health and social care; Physical education and sport; Psychology; Public health; Social work

Physical Education and Sport (Extended), BA Hons

Our physical education & sport degree with a foundation year prepares you for coaching careers in athletics, gymnastics, swimming or dance. Find out more.

  • Mode: Full time
  • Location: Avery Hill Campus
  • Subject: Physical education and sport

Physical Education and Sport, BA Hons

Learn the essentials of coaching athletics, gymnastics, swimming or dance with this physical education degree. Partnered with Charlton Athletic. Learn more.

  • Mode: Full time, Part time, Sandwich
  • Location: Avery Hill Campus
  • Subject: Physical education and sport

Secondary Education Physical Education, PGCE

Interested in teaching sports? Want a rewarding career as a PE teacher? Begin your training with a PGCE Secondary Education in Physical Education. See more.

  • Mode: Full time
  • Location: Avery Hill Campus
  • Subject: Physical education and sport; Teacher training

Sport and Exercise Psychology, MSc

Interested in careers in sport psychology? Study a Master’s in Sport and Exercise Psychology and learn from experts in major sports organisations. Read more.

  • Mode: Full time, Part time
  • Location: Greenwich Campus
  • Subject: Physical education and sport; Psychology

Sports Science (Extended), BSc Hons

This sports science degree includes a foundation year. Explore sport through subjects such as physiology, psychology and sports performance analysis.

  • Mode: Full time, Sandwich
  • Location: Avery Hill Campus
  • Subject: Physical education and sport

Sports Science, BSc Hons

BSc Sports Science explores the science of sport through cutting-edge technology and studies in physiology, psychology and performance analysis. Learn more.

  • Mode: Full time, Sandwich
  • Location: Avery Hill Campus
  • Subject: Physical education and sport

Strength and Conditioning, MSc

Study resistance training for health, performance, injury prevention and nutrition with this unique MSc in Strength and Conditioning. Learn more.

  • Mode: Full time, Part time
  • Location: Avery Hill Campus
  • Subject: Physical education and sport

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.

Take a Virtual Tour

Our virtual tours are a great way to get a feel for where you'll be studying. Explore the facilities we have on offer below.

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.

Contact

pgr_education_recruit@gre.ac.uk

Working with industry

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

Find out more

Greenwich Research & Enterprise

Contact

enterprise@gre.ac.uk

020 8331 7867