Sports Therapy and Exercise Science

The sport industry in the UK is growing fast and provides a diverse range of careers for lovers of both sport and fitness.

If you choose this pathway, you will combine the study of anatomy, physiology and psychology with biometrics, exercise, health and lifestyle. In addition, you will develop skills in fitness testing and training, sport and exercise massage, sports injuries and coaching.

We have onsite gyms that are filled with the latest sports and training equipment to help you keep fit and advance your studies.

If a career in fitness is for you, you could make an impact on the lives of people of all ages and walks of life. You will learn how to be an approachable and effective motivator; encouraging people to reach their fitness goals, creating personalised exercise programmes, giving advice on healthy living, and carrying out fitness assessments.

Our network of employer partnerships means, whichever programme you choose, you will get practical experience in the sports, exercise science, fitness and therapy sectors throughout your time at college.

If football is your passion, we offer a College Football Development Centre for Male and Female Students. This is a full-time education and football programme based in Guildford, Surrey for 16-18yr olds.

We aim to provide like-minded, talented footballers the opportunity to continue their development within the game with excellent opportunities to progress into local Senior Football Clubs whilst continuing their studies within the Sport Industry.

Opportunities for Football Scholarships to America and Universities in the UK are also promoted and supported.

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In the past eight years, there has been a 14% increase in jobs in this sector, compared to the UK average of 11%.

Sport and exercise-related activity supports over 400,000 full-time equivalent jobs in the UK, ranging from professional sportsmen and women, sports and fitness coaches and instructors, to sports officials and referees.

The potential careers on this pathway includes, among others, fitness instructor, personal trainer, sports massage therapist, and head football coach.

Industry partnerships

Josh, Reading FC As an employed member of staff I have been given the opportunity to attend training courses at the Premier League offices which has been really special.
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