Step into the world of sports & exercise science!

This high-energy sector is set to grow even further and there are lots of career options for those with a talent for sport and fitness who can motivate and inspire others.

Is it for me?

You will be working with lots of different people of all ages so you will need to have excellent interpersonal skills. You will also need to be able to work well in a team, have good communication skills and be bursting with energy, enthusiasm and confidence!

Two people playing tennis in a sports hall at Northumberland College

Our facilities

You'll study this subject full time at Ashington Campus and will have access to Ashington Leisure Centre for practical sessions. 

Career ready

You will have access to a wide range of sport and fitness activities to support your development. You will develop your skills in fitness, communication and sports leadership, which are valued by employers. Voluntary opportunities will help you develop your sports coaching skills. 

Have you seen our excellent facilities?

We have some of the best facilities for sport students including:

  • Access to Ashington Leisure Centre for practical sessions


pass rate for our Sport & Exercise Sciences courses.*

*Academic year 2023

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