Overview

The UK's largest provider of initial teacher education in physical education.

Photo of former student Sir Chris Hoy MBE receiving the University's Alumnus of the Year award

Sir Chris Hoy being awarded Alumnus of the Year 2012. The six-times gold medallist studied Applied Sport Science here at the University of Edinburgh's Moray House School of Education

About our Institute for Sport, Physical Education & Health Sciences

The Institute for Sport, Physical Education and Health Sciences was formed in August 2010 from the Department of Physical Education, Sport and Leisure Studies within the School of Education.

The new Institute draws together significant expertise in sport-related studies and is concerned with all levels of education and all forms of research and knowledge exchange that inform and enhance physical education, physical activity, health and well-being; sport and recreation development, coaching, policy and management; and sport and exercise science.

The Institute is the UK's largest provider of initial teacher education in physical education and plays the key role in developing the physical education school curriculum within Scotland.

Potential new programmes

We are always expanding our postgraduate portfolio. Find details of our potential new programmes through the links below.

General enquiries

For general enquiries, please contact either of the following:

  • Anne-Marie Connelly
  • Institute Administrator
  • Institute for Sport, Physical Education & Health Sciences Moray House School of Education
  • The University of Edinburgh
  • St Leonard's Land
  • Holyrood Road
  • Edinburgh EH8 8AQ
  • Work: +44 (0)131 651 6522
Email:
Web:
St Leonard's Land (on map)
  • Marion Linden
  • Institute Secretary
  • Work: +44 (0)131 651 6520
Email:

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