Liverpool John Moores University’s School of Sport and Exercise Sciences was the first institution in the world to host a single honours degree programme in sport science in 1975, and the first academic department to offer a single honours in science and football in 1998.
The School continues to be at the forefront of development and innovation in sports and exercise sciences and is truly recognised as a world-leading department. We work in collaboration with businesses, professional bodies and educational institutions from all over the world. Our research-active academic staff are world-leading experts in their fields of expertise.
About the School
Named the 9th best department in the world by the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2018 for the sports sciences area
97% of research activity is rated world-leading or internationally excellent
Top ranked institution in the UK for research in sports and exercise sciences. Our in-house research department (RISES) is ranked 1st in the UK for Research Quality in Sport and Exercise Sciences
96% of graduates from the School secure employment or are in further study six months after graduation*
** LJMU Graduate Destinations Report 2017
You will study in our award winning Tom Reilly Building. £35 million has recently been invested into state-of-the-art laboratory facilities with a range of amazing high-tech equipment for all students to use.
Our extensive range of labs and equipment includes: