Sport and Physical Activity

Why study sport at the University of Wolverhampton?

  • 99.1% of Institute of Sport graduates go into work or further study.
  • Placement opportunities available with West Bromwich Albion FC, Wolverhampton Wanderers FC, the Black Country Consortium, Worcester Warriors, Walsall FC and more.
  • International placement opportunities.
  • Free sports kit for every new student in their first year.
  • Great sport and exercise science laboratories including force platforms, a 3D motion analysis system, an EMG muscle activity monitoring system and an isokinetic dynamometer which can measure specialised aspects of muscle performance.
  • Free access to a range of useful software including Microsoft Office 365 and SPSS (a statistics package).
  • Annual Career Development Week to allow students to engage in professional development opportunities – the week has over 75 courses to choose from, from lifeguarding to first aid and sports activators.
  • Our expertise is varied and includes experts in sports psychology, exercise physiology for elite performance and health, physical education and sports coaching. We’ve worked with the likes of Adidas and the NHS, as well as providing insight for the likes of the BBC.
  • Anyone living in University owned accommodation get off-peak fitness membership for free, and it’s heavily discounted for all other students.

Facilities

Our facilities cater for all sports, including an athletics track, ball sports, swimming and more.  We also benefit from having our own physiology, psychology and biomechanics labs.