School of Sport, Rehabilitation and Exercise Sciences

Undergraduate study

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For fans of science and sport 

As an undergraduate in the School of Sport, Rehabilitation and Exercise Sciences, you will be able to explore the fundamental science underpinning your field, gain in-depth knowledge of innovative research and put your learning into practice in a variety of professional settings.  

Having opened in August 2017, you will be some of the first SRES undergraduates and will play an integral role in the new School, helping to build and shape our excellent reputation in teaching, research, employability and student satisfaction. 


Explore our Undergraduate courses
Why choose us
  • Benefit from brand new state of the art facilities and technology, available from early 2018, including an impressive sports hall, sports and physiotherapy labs and departmental study spaces.
  • Learn from a variety of experienced experts in the fields of sports and physiotherapy, sports and exercise science and sports performance and coaching.
  • Gain practical, first-hand experiences from work-placements in the industry, aimed to enhance your employability skills and help make connections in the field in preparation for your future. 

What do we have to offer?

Placements and study abroad opportunities

Our courses are designed to provide you with first-hand industry experience and the opportunity to put your knowledge and skills into practice. With our on-site Sports Therapy Clinic, students can gain relevant, practical experience on campus, or use our connections in the field with external organisations. We also offer opportunities for students to study abroad at our partner institutions. 

Enhanced employability skills

Whatever course you choose to study, our modules will equip you with the transferable skills and knowledge you can carry throughout your professional and academic careers. We offer great ways to boost your CV and interview skills, while our staff are available to offer advice on your current and future prospects. 

Getting you ready for life after graduation

As an alumnus of Essex, you will be a life-long member of the university and the School. The support we provide doesn’t expire when you graduate and we are always delighted to hear student stories from beyond Essex, or provide guidance or support on your new ventures.

The teaching I received within the SRES department on their BSc Sport and Exercise Science course was second to none. I was supported throughout my degree by the staff who wanted to see me succeed and would do all they could to ensure that. 
Greg Forsaith BSC SPORT AND EXERCISE SCIENCE