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Sport

  • Physical Education BA (Hons)

    Prepare for a career helping others enhance their sports performance as you study core sciences and a range of sports.

    Full-time
    3 Years
  • Sports Coaching BSc (Hons)

    Help people achieve their full potential and improve athletic performance by acquiring leadership, communication and reflective skills.

    Full-time
    3 Years

With more than 75 years' experience, we're experts at sport. From coaching and managing to the science and business of sport, we'll prepare you for this exciting field.

Undergraduate Courses (10)

Physical Activity, Exercise and Health | BSc (Hons)

Developed in response to the government's drive for a more physically active and healthier nation, this course will equip you with the knowledge, experience and skills to thrive in the field of physical activity, exercise and health.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
3 Years,
6 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Physical Education | BA (Hons)

This course will offer a multidisciplinary experience to fit your individual career goals and learning needs. You will study all aspects of physical education, including best practice in teaching and learning, the scientific principles which underpin PE and the benefits of lifelong physical activity.
Attendance:
Full-time
Duration:
3 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Physical Education with Outdoor Education | BA (Hons)

Extend your learning beyond the boundaries of traditional physical education study with this outdoors focused PE course. You will have the opportunity to develop your confidence, leadership and resourcefulness to become a highly proficient educator in this rapidly expanding field.
Attendance:
Full-time
Duration:
3 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Sport & Exercise Science | BSc (Hons)

Endorsed by the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences, this practical, multidisciplinary degree will help you to develop as a complete sport and exercise scientist. You will gain an evidence-based appreciation of biomechanics, nutrition, physiology and psychology and their applications within sport and exercise environments.
Attendance:
Full-time
Duration:
3 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Sport Business Management | BA (Hons)

Blend your passion for sport with business management expertise and real-world leadership skills. You will examine key business areas, including marketing, finance, economics, enterprise, strategy and events management, and their relationship with sport.
Attendance:
Full-time
Duration:
3 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Sport Degree Courses with Integrated Foundation Year | BA (Hons)

Build your confidence and academic skills on one of our nine sport degree courses with integrated foundation year.

Attendance:
Full-time
Duration:
-

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Sport Development | BA (Hons)

Fire your passion for sport and help to transform lives and shape communities. Sport development officers provide opportunities for participation in sport for all sections of society and encourage people to lead healthier lives.
Attendance:
Full-time
Duration:
3 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Sport Marketing | BA (Hons)

Promoting and marketing sport is a popular and growing industry. This course will provide you with an insight into the unique aspects of sport marketing in a changing global environment.
Attendance:
Full-time
Duration:
3 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Sports Coaching | BSc (Hons)

Helping people achieve their potential is one of the most satisfying parts of being a sports coach. This degree is shaped by an established model of coaching adopted by the Football Association and other leading national and international governing bodies. You will develop your key coaching skills by learning to understand your participants and their sport, and how to plan, deliver and review both short and long-term training programmes.
Attendance:
Full-time
Duration:
3 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Sports Studies (L6 Top Up) | BSc (Hons)

Designed for those with a foundation degree or high-level HND in a related subject, this course covers a wide range of areas within sport.
Attendance:
Full-time
Duration:
1 Year

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Postgraduate Courses (33)

Physical Activity & Health | PG Cert

Help people and communities lead healthier and happier lives by developing the expertise to promote active lifestyle choices.

Regular physical activity is one of the greatest investments we can make to improve our wellbeing. Governments recognise this, and the drive to inspire people to be more active and minimise the impact of unhealthy lifestyle choices on health services and society in general has seen the demand for suitably trained professionals soar.

You will examine the importance of physical activity across the lifespan, and you will develop the skills to encourage healthy habits from childhood through to adolescence and into adulthood and older age.

You will work with people of all ages to identify health risks related to sedentary behaviours, and you will design and evaluate interventions to improve quality of life and reduce the risks of obesity, diabetes, mental ill-health and other conditions.

Attendance:
Part-time
Duration:
2 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Physical Activity & Health | MSc

Help people and communities lead healthier and happier lives by developing the expertise to promote active lifestyle choices.

Regular physical activity is one of the greatest investments we can make to improve our wellbeing. Governments recognise this, and the drive to inspire people to be more active and minimise the impact of unhealthy lifestyle choices on health services and society in general has seen the demand for suitably trained professionals soar.

You will examine the importance of physical activity across the lifespan, and you will develop the skills to encourage healthy habits from childhood through to adolescence and into adulthood and older age.

You will work with people of all ages to identify health risks related to sedentary behaviours, and you will design and evaluate interventions to improve quality of life and reduce the risks of obesity, diabetes, mental ill-health and other conditions.

Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
12 Months,
24 Months

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Physical Activity & Health | PG Dip

Help people and communities lead healthier and happier lives by developing the expertise to promote active lifestyle choices.

Regular physical activity is one of the greatest investments we can make to improve our wellbeing. Governments recognise this, and the drive to inspire people to be more active and minimise the impact of unhealthy lifestyle choices on health services and society in general has seen the demand for suitably trained professionals soar.

You will examine the importance of physical activity across the lifespan, and you will develop the skills to encourage healthy habits from childhood through to adolescence and into adulthood and older age.

You will work with people of all ages to identify health risks related to sedentary behaviours, and you will design and evaluate interventions to improve quality of life and reduce the risks of obesity, diabetes, mental ill-health and other conditions.

Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
1 Year,
2 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Physical Education | MA

This course will help you to better understand and promote physical education as a lifelong process that can benefit individuals, communities and society as a whole. It aims to develop professionals who are capable of making a valuable contribution to the experiences of young people within physical education.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
1 Year,
2 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Physical Education | PG Dip

This course will help you to better understand and promote physical education as a lifelong process that can benefit individuals, communities and society as a whole. It aims to develop professionals who are capable of making a valuable contribution to the experiences of young people within physical education.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
1 Year,
2 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Physical Education | PG Cert

This course will help you to better understand and promote physical education as a lifelong process that can benefit individuals, communities and society as a whole. It aims to develop professionals who are capable of making a valuable contribution to the experiences of young people within physical education.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
- ,
2 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Psychology of Sport & Exercise | MSc

Accredited by The British Psychological Society (BPS) and endorsed by the Health & Care Professions Council, this course focuses on the study of psychology within a range of sport and exercise settings, providing an essential stepping-stone to becoming a Chartered Sport & Exercise Psychologist.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
12 Months,
24 Months

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Sport & Exercise Biomechanics | MSc

Applying the principles of sport and exercise biomechanics to support and enhance your understanding of human performance and injury is at the heart of this course. You will have the opportunity to examine the function and movement of the human body through laboratory data collection, employing cutting-edge technology such as 3D motion analysis, multicomponent dynamometry and neuromuscular imaging.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
12 Months,
24 Months

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Sport & Exercise Biomechanics | PG Dip

Applying the principles of sport and exercise biomechanics to support and enhance your understanding of human performance and injury is at the heart of this course. You will have the opportunity to examine the function and movement of the human body through laboratory data collection, employing cutting-edge technology such as 3D motion analysis, multicomponent dynamometry and neuromuscular imaging.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
1 Year,
2 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Sport & Exercise Biomechanics | PG Cert

Applying the principles of sport and exercise biomechanics to support and enhance your understanding of human performance and injury is at the heart of this course. You will have the opportunity to examine the function and movement of the human body through laboratory data collection, employing cutting-edge technology such as 3D motion analysis, multicomponent dynamometry and neuromuscular imaging.
Attendance:
Full-time Short,
Part-time
Duration:
15 Weeks,
1 Year

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Sport & Exercise Nutrition | MSc

This was the first course to be accredited by the Sport and Exercise Nutrition Register (SENr), the national register for qualified sport and exercise nutritionists. Academically challenging, vocationally relevant and underpinned by evidence-based practice, it focuses on the study of nutrition in relation to sport and exercise.

You will gain a thorough understanding of the multidisciplinary aspects of sport and exercise nutrition, and on completion you will be able to apply for graduate registration with the SENr.

Whether you aspire to work in high-performance sport or in the promotion of physical activity, exercise and good health practices among the general population or in specific communities, nutrition workshops and applied sessions will provide you with the opportunities to develop your practical skills and apply your expertise. If you would like to gain additional practical experience alongside your academic study, you will be able to apply for an internship in an applied sport science setting, working with elite athletes under the guidance of a registered SENr practitioner.

We also offer a PG Cert in Sport & Exercise Nutrition specifically for healthcare professionals here

ASSESSMENT

Modules are assessed through a mix of coursework assignments, case studies, examinations, laboratory reports and presentations appropriate to the programme. Each module is assessed through the equivalent of 4,000 words.

SPORT AND ACTIVE LIFESTYLES
At Leeds Beckett we're passionate about sport. There's a huge range of sports and activities for you to get involved in, including more than 40 sports clubs. If you'd like to find out more about what we have to offer - including our Carnegie Sports Scholarship Scheme - take a look at our Sport & Active Lifestyles website.

Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
12 Months,
24 Months

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Sport & Exercise Nutrition | PG Cert

This was the first course to be accredited by the Sport and Exercise Nutrition Register (SENr), the national register for qualified sport and exercise nutritionists. Academically challenging, vocationally relevant and underpinned by evidence-based practice, it focuses on the study of nutrition in relation to sport and exercise.

You will gain a thorough understanding of the multidisciplinary aspects of sport and exercise nutrition, and on completion you will be able to apply for graduate registration with the SENr.

Whether you aspire to work in high-performance sport or in the promotion of physical activity, exercise and good health practices among the general population or in specific communities, nutrition workshops and applied sessions will provide you with the opportunities to develop your practical skills and apply your expertise. If you would like to gain additional practical experience alongside your academic study, you will be able to apply for an internship in an applied sport science setting, working with elite athletes under the guidance of a registered SENr practitioner.

We also offer a PG Cert in Sport & Exercise Nutrition specifically for healthcare professionals here

ASSESSMENT

Modules are assessed through a mix of coursework assignments, case studies, examinations, laboratory reports and presentations appropriate to the programme. Each module is assessed through the equivalent of 4,000 words.

SPORT AND ACTIVE LIFESTYLES

At Leeds Beckett we're passionate about sport. There's a huge range of sports and activities for you to get involved in, including more than 40 sports clubs. If you'd like to find out more about what we have to offer - including our Carnegie Sports Scholarship Scheme - take a look at our Sport & Active Lifestyles website.

Attendance:
Full-time Short,
Part-time
Duration:
6 Months,
12 Months

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Sport & Exercise Nutrition | PG Dip

This was the first course to be accredited by the Sport and Exercise Nutrition Register (SENr), the national register for qualified sport and exercise nutritionists. Academically challenging, vocationally relevant and underpinned by evidence-based practice, it focuses on the study of nutrition in relation to sport and exercise.

You will gain a thorough understanding of the multidisciplinary aspects of sport and exercise nutrition, and on completion you will be able to apply for graduate registration with the SENr.

Whether you aspire to work in high-performance sport or in the promotion of physical activity, exercise and good health practices among the general population or in specific communities, nutrition workshops and applied sessions will provide you with the opportunities to develop your practical skills and apply your expertise. If you would like to gain additional practical experience alongside your academic study, you will be able to apply for an internship in an applied sport science setting, working with elite athletes under the guidance of a registered SENr practitioner.

We also offer a PG Cert in Sport & Exercise Nutrition specifically for healthcare professionals here

ASSESSMENT

Modules are assessed through a mix of coursework assignments, case studies, examinations, laboratory reports and presentations appropriate to the programme. Each module is assessed through the equivalent of 4,000 words.

SPORT AND ACTIVE LIFESTYLES

At Leeds Beckett we're passionate about sport. There's a huge range of sports and activities for you to get involved in, including more than 40 sports clubs. If you'd like to find out more about what we have to offer - including our Carnegie Sports Scholarship Scheme - take a look at our Sport & Active Lifestyles website.

Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
1 Year,
2 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Sport & Exercise Physiology | MSc

Gain an in-depth understanding of the physiological and metabolic effects of exercise and training and develop the practical skills required to meet the specific needs of the client, be it optimal performance or improved health.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
12 Months,
24 Months

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Sport & Exercise Physiology | PG Dip

Gain an in-depth understanding of the physiological and metabolic effects of exercise and training and develop the practical skills required to meet the specific needs of the client, be it optimal performance or improved health.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
1 Year,
2 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Sport & Exercise Physiology | PG Cert

Gain an in-depth understanding of the physiological and metabolic effects of exercise and training and develop the practical skills required to meet the specific needs of the client, be it optimal performance or improved health.
Attendance:
Part-time
Duration:
1 Year

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Sport & Exercise Psychology | PG Cert

You will develop an in-depth understanding of psychology and will adopt a critical approach to its application within sport and exercise settings.
Attendance:
Full-time Short,
Part-time
Duration:
9 Months,
18 Months

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Sport & Exercise Science | MSc

Advance your expertise in sport and exercise science and boost your employment prospects in this competitive field.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
1 Year,
3 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Sport & Exercise Science | PG Cert

Advance your expertise in sport and exercise science and boost your employment prospects in this competitive field.
Attendance:
Part-time
Duration:
1 Year

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Sport & Exercise Science | PG Dip

Advance your expertise in sport and exercise science and boost your employment prospects in this competitive field.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
1 Year,
2 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Sport and Exercise Medicine | PG Dip

Interest in sport and exercise in the UK has increased significantly. As professionalism and participation in sport increases, those working in the field require a diverse set of skills. This course will enable you to use science and medicine to help top athletes recover from injury and reach their physical peak, and aid the general population in maintaining healthy exercise lifestyles.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
1 Year,
2 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Sport Business | PG Dip

Sport is now big business - changing lives, shaping communities and impacting on economies all over the world.
Attendance:
Distance Learning,
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
2 Years,
1 Year

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Sport Business | MA

Sport is now big business - changing lives, shaping communities and impacting on economies all over the world.
Attendance:
Distance Learning,
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
2 Years,
1 Year

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Sport Business | PG Cert

Sport is now big business - changing lives, shaping communities and impacting on economies all over the world.
Attendance:
Distance Learning,
Full-time Short,
Part-time
Duration:
1 Year,
-

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Sport Coaching | MSc

As governments look to promote the benefits of lifelong physical activity and sports bodies and clubs strive to ensure talented athletes fulfil their potential, the demand for highly qualified coaches has never been greater. Informed by expert coaches, this course will increase your skills and expertise and enhance your career as a professional sports coach.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
12 Months,
24 Months

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Sport Coaching | PG Cert

As governments look to promote the benefits of lifelong physical activity and sports bodies and clubs strive to ensure talented athletes fulfil their potential, the demand for highly qualified coaches has never been greater. Informed by expert coaches, this course will increase your skills and expertise and enhance your career as a professional sports coach.
Attendance:
Full-time Short,
Part-time
Duration:
6 Months,
24 Months

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Sport Coaching | PG Dip

As governments look to promote the benefits of lifelong physical activity and sports bodies and clubs strive to ensure talented athletes fulfil their potential, the demand for highly qualified coaches has never been greater. Informed by expert coaches, this course will increase your skills and expertise and enhance your career as a professional sports coach.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
12 Months,
24 Months

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Sports and Exercise Therapy | MSc

Practising in the dynamic field of specialist sports care, you could find yourself working with elite athletes or running your own sports therapy business.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
1 Year,
2 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Sports Injury Management | PG Cert

Refine your expertise so that you can help athletes to recover from injury and also maintain the health of the general public. This course will provide you with the range of skills required to respond to a growing number of challenging developments within sport, such as dealing with an increasingly ageing population wanting to be physically active.
Attendance:
Full-time Short,
Part-time
Duration:
15 Weeks,
18 Weeks

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Strength & Conditioning | MSc

Take advantage of the growth in demand for highly trained strength and conditioning coaches working in high-performance sport, sports development or other environments where superior levels of athleticism are required. This course will teach you how to optimise human performance so that athletes of all abilities and from a range of sports can perform optimally while also minimising their risk of injury.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
12 Months,
2 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Strength & Conditioning | PG Cert

Take advantage of the growth in demand for highly trained strength and conditioning coaches working in high-performance sport, sports development or other environments where superior levels of athleticism are required. This course will teach you how to optimise human performance so that athletes of all abilities and from a range of sports can perform optimally while also minimising their risk of injury.
Attendance:
Full-time Short,
Part-time
Duration:
6 Months,
24 Months

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

Strength & Conditioning | PG Dip

Take advantage of the growth in demand for highly trained strength and conditioning coaches working in high-performance sport, sports development or other environments where superior levels of athleticism are required. This course will teach you how to optimise human performance so that athletes of all abilities and from a range of sports can perform optimally while also minimising their risk of injury.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
12 Months,
2 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

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