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Your Future Career

Our courses prepare you for a wide range of careers and employment prospects for our graduates are excellent.

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 or in sport science research or in the fitness industry.  There are some specific career opportunities for the different degrees and these are listed below.

However, 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.

Sport, Health and PE graduates

This degree prepares you for a career in the fitness industry, for teaching PE (following postgraduate training), for work in the health sector or for a career in research in a variety of sport and health related areas.

Sport Science graduates

Our Sport Science degree prepares you for a career in the fitness industry, as a sports scientist working with squads to fine tune their training or in sports science research.

MSc/MRes graduates

Our MSc and MRes programmes will provide you with advanced preparation for careers in research or applied practice within the sport, health and exercise professions. Whether this is within academia, a squad of athletes or the health industry, this degree will provide with relevant knowledge, applied skills and increased confidence in your ability to put the knowledge into practice.