Sport and
Exercise Science

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The sports sector is thriving with over 17,000 people currently employed in the sport and fitness sector in Greater Manchester.

Sport England expects an increase of at least 3,000 jobs over the next five years in the coaching sector in the North West alone, so it’s the right time to start thinking about a career in the sport and exercise industry.

Our sport and exercise science courses range from sports science to coaching and fitness and allow you to focus on the key aspects of the sports industry. You’ll be learning from tutors who are experts in their field, with the same facilities and equipment you’ll find in the working environment. We will support you every step of the way to achieve your career goals.

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What are the entry requirements to Sport and Exercise Science?

For foundation degrees in Sport and Exercise Science you will generally need a Level 3 qualification (or equivalent) in a relevant subject as well as GCSE English and Maths grades A*- C or level 9 – 4. For our degree top-up courses in Sports and Exercise Science you will need a Level 5 qualification (e.g. Foundation Degree or HND) in Sport. 

How will I be assessed when studying Sport and Exercise Science?

Sport and Exercise science courses will be assessed through a mixture of assignments, presentations, examinations, and practical assessments. Not all courses will require all types of assessments, individual assessment details for each course are available on the course pages below.

What careers can Sport and Exercise Science courses lead to?

With a Sports and Exercise Science qualification you can pursue a career in a number of sports and fitness fields including:

  • Sports Coach
  • Personal Trainer
  • Exercise Physiologist
  • Sports Therapist

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Sport Science: Strength
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The programme benefits from state-of-the-art sports laboratory, strength and conditioning and sports coaching suites, equipment and facilities.

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