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Psychology and Sport Science

Welcome to our dynamic School, where you’ll put your learning into practice with the latest facilities and first-class teaching spaces. Learn from our research-active staff: we'll help you develop the skills and knowledge to become an expert in the industry and find a career you're passionate about.

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Student blogs

Our bloggers give you a behind-the-scenes look at life at ARU.

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Excellence in Sport Lecture Series

Our students get a fantastic insight into the world of sport with talks from sporting professionals.

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Jack’s sports coaching experience

Jack talks to us what inspired him to study sport at University and his career goals as he comes to the end of his degree with us in Cambridge.

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Erin’s Psychology and Criminology experience

Our student Erin looks back on her time as a Psychology with Criminology student at ARU. Reflecting on the highlights and the opportunities she had to tailor her degree to suit her interests..

Erin’s Psychology and Criminology experience
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Our research

We're home to three research groups and a sport performance and exercise testing consultancy service.

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Approved and accredited courses

The School of Psychology and Sport Science has courses endorsed or accredited by professional bodies. We're also proud to be named in the top five UK universities for sports science courses in the Guardian League Table 2023.

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Do you want to know more about a course or student life at ARU? Send a message to our students or staff – they'll be happy to answer any questions you have.