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Sport and Physical Education

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​​​​Turn your passion for sport into your profession with a Sport and Physical Education degree. You can choose from pathways in Sport and Exercise Sciences, Sport Management, Sports Coaching, Strength and Conditioning and Physical Education.

You’ll get plenty of opportunities to gain hands-on experience of the latest sports technology, equipment, facilities and innovations. You’ll learn from active researchers and sports practitioners, who’ll use their extensive industry experience and links to give you the skills and knowledge that employers are looking for now.

You can also gain professional qualifications as part of your degree, saving you up to £2,000. More on that below.

 

Undergraduate Sport and Physical Education courses:

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Gain professional experience and qualifications

When you choose to study at Leeds Trinity, you’re choosing a university that’s committed to making you as employable as possible.

We’re one of the only universities to build professional work placements into every degree, meaning you graduate with degree-relevant experience, employer contacts and references without having to take a year out. Our students have worked with professional sports clubs and strength and conditioning coaches, as well as working with primary and secondary schools, human kinetics publishers and personal trainers.

But did you know that we also build professional qualifications into many of our Sport, Health and Nutrition degrees – at no extra cost?

Depending on the degree you choose, you’ll have the chance to complete your Level 2 Gym Instructor, Level 3 Personal Training and/or Level 3 Exercise Referral at no extra cost, saving you up to £2000:

  • BSc Exercise, Health and Fitness - Level 2 Gym Instructor, Level 3 Personal Training and Level 3 Exercise Referral
  • BSc Exercise, Health and Nutrition - Level 2 Gym Instructor, Level 3 Personal Training and Level 3 Exercise Referral
  • BSC Sport and Exercise Sciences - Level 2 Gym Instructor, Level 3 Personal Training and Level 3 Exercise Referral
  • BSc Sport and Exercise Sciences (Sports Nutrition) - Level 2 Gym Instructor and Level 3 Exercise Referral
  • BSc Sport Therapy and Rehabilitation - Level 2 Gym Instructor and Level 3 Exercise Referral
  • BSc Strength and Conditioning - Level 2 Gym Instructor and Level 3 Exercise Referral

These qualifications are pre-requisites for many jobs in health and fitness.

By achieving them, you will open the doors to degree-relevant part-time jobs while you’re at university. You’ll also enhance your and widen your career options for when you graduate

These qualifications will also give you access to the Register of Exercise Professional, which is the largest independent public register for the Health and Fitness Industry in the UK. Not only does this officially recognise your qualifications and expertise, but it also gives you access to a programme of continuing professional development throughout your career.

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