Sport and Physical Activity

Why study sport at the University of Wolverhampton?

  • 99.1% of our 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.

New Course Helpline

Want to speak to one of our sports course specialists? Our new course hotline feature means you can get answers to any questions you’ve been wanting to ask from the people who’ll be teaching you. Get to know your future course tutors, and join in with our Sport community.

What’s the course content? Are there placement opportunities? What are the assessments? What’s expected of me? What career opportunities are there? What’s life like on the course? How many hours will I be in classes? What help is  available to me? Who’ll teach me? What facilities are there?... ask away!

BSc (Hons) Exercise and Health

Belinda Ball, Tuesday 10th April 07891 769611

Alison Barber, Thursday 19th April & Thursday 3rd May 07773 966470

Ian Lahart, Thursday 26th April 07891 769611

BSc (Hons) Strength & Conditioning

Call Julian Smith every Tuesday between the hours of 4pm and 6pm on 07972 862833

BA (Hons) Sports Studies & Development

Call the team on 07773 966470

Mel Best, Monday 9th April

Alison Forbes, Wednesday 18th April & Tuesday 24th April (3pm -5pm)

Kath Leflay, Wednesday 2nd April (3pm -5pm)

BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science

Chris Sellars, Tuesday 10th April (4pm - pm) 07875 416823

Ross Cloak, Wednesday 18th April (4pm - 6pm) 07773 966470

Tina Smith, Tuesday 24th April (4pm - 6pm) 07773 966470

Chris Sellars, Tuesday 2nd May (4pm – 6pm) 07875 416823

BSc (Hons) Sports Coaching Practice

Martin Longworth, Tuesday 10th April (4pm - 6pm) 07891 769611

Shaun Galloway, Wednesday 18th April & Wednesday 25th April (4pm - 6pm) 07891 769611  

Zsuzsa Galloway, Monday 30th April (4pm - 6pm) 07773 966470

BA (Hons) Physical Education

Amy Bywater, Wednesday 11th April (4pm - 6pm) 07773 966470  

Helen Keane, Tuesday 17th April & Tuesday 1st May (4pm - 6pm) 07891 769611

Gavin Ward, Tuesday 24th April (4pm - 6pm) 07891 769611

 

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.