Hear from our Sport, Physical Education & Coaching Science students and graduates

Find out what it's like to be a student on the BSc Sport, Physical Education & Coaching Science (SPECS) degree course, and see how our courses have benefited past students in their chosen careers.

johnstone-lucy-235x121Lucy, BSc SPECS

"The political modules looking at mega events and issues such as doping and crime in sport gave a really wide view of sport in society."

ashcroft-isabelle-235x121Isabelle, BSc SPECS

"The practical element to the course has been for me the most exciting and beneficial."

hayes-jonny-235x121Jonny, BSc SPECS

"I could customise the degree by picking modules which would further my career ambition of a secondary school PE teacher."

Aimee, BSc SPECS

"The stuff you learn in the lectures you can apply in the practicals which really gives you a better understanding of the topics."
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parnis-hannah-235x121Hannah, BSc SPECS

"The beautiful campus fulfilled my vision of university and the course's combination of practical and theoretical learning suited my active personality."

robotham-hunt-jamie-235x121Jamie, BSc SPECS (Graduated 2015)

"I wanted to get into the best university I could to then place myself in the best possible position when going forward for PGCE courses and future teaching opportunities."

byrne-gary-235x121Gary, PGDip Sport Coaching

"I have to say the stand-out quality is the staff, not only world leaders in their fields but the connection they have with students and their constant willingness to assist."


"I found that both courses I studied gave me a good understanding of the sporting world and helped me to develop ideas of where and what I might like as a job."

Gemma, BSc SPECS

"The transferability of the course,  especially to my job, role is immense."