FMHS Sport Science
Welcome to Stellenbosch University

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Department of Sport Science‚Äč


Welcome to the Sport Science Department

The Department of Sport Science, which is part of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences of Stellenbosch University, is based at Coetzenburg in Stellenbsoch, South Africa. The department has an established tradition of training sport and exercise scientists who can apply their skills and knowledge in a variety of areas associated with sport and physical activity.


The mission of the Department of Sport Science is to:

  • Lead students to excellence to become leaders in their field by exposing them to high quality teaching, research and community  interaction.
  • Provide course content, research and community service that focus on market-related needs and serve the broader South African community.
  • Utilize physical activity and human resources optimally to the advantage of the department, university and community.