Industry opportunities on this course are diverse to ensure you develop the skills, experience and connections needed for your graduate career. Many of our students secure graduate roles with their work placement employers.
Work placements and experience
These form part of optional modules, alongside an optional integrated placement year. We’ll support you to secure a placement with a UK-based or international employer, to match your interests and career goals. Students have worked with organisations such as Cheltenham FC, Team Bath, and Gloucester Rugby, as well as our own sports academies.
Students will also gain experience understanding athletes’ lifestyle and training demands, working closely with our performance sports teams on site. Various professional development opportunities will also give you the chance to make links and network with industry.
Our practitioner workshops offer an ideal chance for further applied experience. These could cover nutrition-related subjects, or cover key employment skills such as interview techniques, and professional conduct and standards.
You’ll be prepared for the multidisciplinary nature of working in sport through a professional practice module at Level 6. You could also boots your CV by completing a Level 2 Food Safety and Handling qualification.
Throughout the programme, everything you do will be measured against the SENr framework, as well as their code of conduct. You’ll be required to map your competencies against the framework throughout to ensure you’re industry-ready when you graduate.