Department of Sport and Exercise Sciences
Welcome to the Department of Sport and Exercise Sciences at Durham
We're a welcoming, collegiate, and vibrant community of world-leading academics, delivering a cutting-edge curriculum in the sport and exercise sciences.
Our taught programmes are consistently ranked in the Top 10 best sport-related degrees in the country and our department has also been ranked 24th in the World University Rankings 2020 for sport-related subjects.
The Department of Sport and Exercise Sciences (DSES) is pleased to welcome Dr Maxine Rhodes, Managing Director of County Durham Sport (CDS), as our newest Professor in Practice.
The Department of Sport and Exercise Sciences is delighted to welcome Dr Katie Di-Sebastiano as Assistant Professor.
Study with us
Our academic team brings together psychologists, physiologists, nutritionists, sociologists and political scientists, enabling the Department to be at the forefront of developing multi- and interdisciplinary approaches to study and research.
We aim to make a positive impact on people’s lives through research.
Equality and diversity
We are committed to supporting all of our students and promoting a departmental culture based on dignity, courtesy and respect. Our Equality and Diversity lead and student committee keep equality, diversity and inclusion issues at the forefront of the department's agenda.