School of Sport

Scotland’s University for Sporting Excellence Our mission is to be the first choice for anyone with an interest in sport – step onto our campus and you’ll discover it is the perfect setting to study and participate in sport.

The School of Sport is at the heart of the University’s sporting life, with experts in areas such as coaching, psychology, management and science.

We are recognised for our research and in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework exercise over 75% of our research was assessed as internationally excellent or world leading; more than 30% of our work was judged as world leading.

There are extensive sports science research and teaching laboratories and one of the best collections of sports facilities in the country including a 50m swimming pool and indoor tennis centre.

Sports scholarships support talented athletes and partnerships with the sports industry ensure students have every opportunity to prepare for careers of their choice.


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Sports Centre

Sports Centre

Make the most of the University sports facilities

Sports scholarships


We offer scholarships to talented student athletes across five sports

Study sport


We have a wide range of study options

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