Coronavirus: latest update 27/03/2020
Coronavirus: latest update 27/03/2020

Sport & PE

You don't have to be an elite athlete to get ahead in the sport, fitness and leisure industry. From introductions to the sports industry and sport science to in-depth studies of coaching and fitness, these courses will help you get involved.


What can I study?

  • sport
  • sport science
  • football coaching
  • fitness instructing

Facilities & Opportunities

  • sports centre with climbing wall, fitness suite and exercise studio
  • on site public gym
  • multi-surface 2G pitch for hockey and football
  • rugby pitch
  • trim trail
  • tennis, netball and basketball courts

Your Future

The skills you gain on a sports course prepare you for many jobs and career opportunities, some of the more obvious being coaching, teaching and playing sports, working in sports and leisure centres, clubs and schools,  specialising in strength conditioning, sports therapy, nutritionist and sport psychology or moving onto higher education.

What will I be doing?

Most work is active and requires a degree of flexibility and organisation. You may be working outdoors, or based in clubs, leisure centres or in schools. Roles are varied and include decision making, supporting team members, investigation and fitness training. 

What skills will I need?

Teamwork, communication, leadership, fitness, resilience, confidence, honesty, enthusiasm, bravery and commitment.