The Cardiff School of Sport and Health Sciences is a recognised centre of excellence in the UK, with an international reputation for the quality of its research and academic work across sport and health sciences.
Based across both the Cyncoed and Llandaff campuses, we work in collaboration with our students and industry partners, health boards, sport national governing bodies and many others to deliver employability-focused education and impactful research.
Explore our range of undergraduate, postgraduate and research courses in Sport and Health Sciences.Find your course
Meet staff from across the School:
Staff Profile PagesVideos: Meet the Team (Sport)Videos: Meet the Team (Health Sciences)
Open Days & Live Events
Explore Cardiff Met virtually and find out more about future opportunities to visit and chat with us online.Open Days & Live Events
Watch our sports facilities video and find out more about the range of sport and health science facilities across both campuses.
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Cardiff Met provides and manages a TASS accredited Dual Career Scheme environment that allows students to achieve their academic potential alongside training, playing and performing in their chosen sport.
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Research and Innovation
'World Leading’ and ‘Internationally Excellent’ research in Sport and Health Sciences.**Latest Research Exercise Framework (REF) 2014.Find out more
Zero2Five - Food Industry Centre
Providing food and drink businesses with technical, operational and commercial support to enable them to compete more effectively.Find out more
Open Campus Initiative
A collaborative programme that delivers sport, physical activity, outdoor play, health and wellbeing opportunities to people within and beyond the Cardiff City Region.Find out more
In April 2020, the Cardiff School of Sport and Health Sciences (Sport) successfully achieved the University’s first departmental Athena SWAN Silver award in recognition of its commitment to advancing gender equality.
The experience that I have had at Headway of working with and getting to know adults with brain injuries has been important in both my personal and professional development.
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For me, the best part of the programme was the three clinical placements. They enabled me to secure my first job as a Band 5 Dietitian, 4 months before graduation.Read Nokhuthula's blog
The unique focus of the Biomedical Sciences (Health, Exercise and Nutrition) degree made me consider the effects of exercise and nutrition in both health and disease.
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Engaging in a placement is an excellent way to network and develop your learning. Each day working with young children and adults is different and that is what is exhilarating!
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The course enabled me to work alongside Cardiff Blues, acting as a Community Coach in First and Second Year, with the addition of working with Rugby Tots as a Head Coach, preparing young children for grassroots rugby.Read Liam's blog
The course has given me the confidence to explore so many creative ideas, as well as provide endless opportunities to put the theory into practice.
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