This Sport Science degree (Physical Education) is ideal preparation for anyone considering a career in Physical Education teaching (after following a Postgraduate Certificate in Education) and for careers in coaching and instruction, fitness/leisure management, research, the armed or emergency services, youth work and management consultancy.
All our courses will prepare you for a career as a sport scientist, working with squads of elite athletes and performers to fine tune their training; sport science research; working in the public health sector, e.g. in sports therapy or physiotherapy; or working in the health/fitness industry generally.
Postgraduate study and a career in teaching (after completing a postgraduate certificate of education), research and lecturing is another option. Some specific career opportunities for different degrees are listed with the course details.
Some School of Sport, Health and Exercise Science graduates simply use their academic qualification and the transferable skills that they have developed to work in management, the emergency services or to set up their own business. Historically the employment prospects for our graduates have been excellent.