Explore postgraduate study in Sport and Exercise

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In today's dynamic world of sport, exercise, and rehabilitation, career opportunities are vast and varied. Our specialised postgraduate programmes are thoroughly developed to provide you with the skills and hands-on experience needed to thrive in this exciting and ever-evolving industry. 

As a leading centre for sport and exercise research, we offer access to cutting-edge facilities and the latest advancements in the field. Whether you're passionate about working with elite athletes or making a difference in clinical settings, our programmes offer a solid foundation for success. 

From Advanced Physiotherapy to Strength and Conditioning, our diverse portfolio covers a range of areas, ensuring there's a pathway tailored to your interests and goals. Join us and unlock your potential to make a meaningful impact in the realms of sport, exercise, and rehabilitation. Your journey towards a rewarding career starts here. 

Start your study journey

Register for our next Open Day to learn more about studying sport and exercise and speak to the course team.

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What Can We Offer You?


Our sports and exercise teams have strong links with elite sports organisations including Sale Sharks, Salford Red Devils, Manchester Storm and Premier League football clubs.


You will study in state-of-the-art facilities, including our Human Performance Lab and Strength and Conditioning Suite.


You will have the opportunity to develop your learning through real-world experiences including through placements and by working in our on-site public facing clinics.

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Explore Life in Salford

From becoming a postgraduate student to on-campus accommodation, we've got you covered. Take a look at the information below to get a feel for life as a student at the University of Salford. 

Get in touch

Next steps

Our friendly team will answer any questions you may have. You can contact us through email enquiries@salford.ac.uk or phone +44 (0)161 295 4545.