School of Sport and Exercise Science
There are lots of opportunities for you to make great use of your degree studies. A helpful starting point is the ‘what can I do with my degree page’ on Prospects. Click on the subject area below to link you to the pages which are likely to be most relevant to School of Sport and Exercise Science graduates:
Fancy being your own boss and becoming a personal fitness trainer?
Our Student Enterprise Team here at the University might be able to help with support as you establish yourself as self-employed. They provide information and advice and a range of support including practical workshops and financial assistance and aim to help entrepreneurial students and graduates turn their business ideas into reality. Contact email@example.com for more information.
Pro Fit provides opportunities for suitably experienced individuals to become self-employed personal fitness trainers with the advantages of a supportive team around you.
The RAF regularly recruits Physical Training Instructors. The recruitment process is challenging and, of course, requires a much higher level of fitness at entry level than is required as standard.
Top Tip: If you would like to book onto one of our regular RAF Campus workshops, book your place through our events page. Keep an eye on the calendar if no events are currently scheduled, we add new events all the time!
Below are some links to websites that advertise vacancies which may be of interest to Sport and Exercise Science graduates:
And for anyone interested in working overseas, this site has some great Global Sports information and opportunities: https://www.globalsportsjobs.com/
Don’t forget to check out the employment opportunities we’ve mentioned on the page for all College of Social Science graduates too.
Interested in teaching?
Teaching is a popular career choice for graduates from the School of Sport & Exercise Science. To find out more about routes into teaching visit the Get into Teaching site. Also take a look at the
National Careers Service's comprehensive information about the role of a PE Teacher in addition to the information from Future Active.
Remember, experience of working with children and young people is really important. Get into Teaching's website provide help find school-based experience, but you’ll also find that your own networks and contacts can be really useful too. As a starting point, lots of students return to their own previous schools to undertake work experience!
Visit the government website to research postgraduate teacher training courses.