York St John University Sports Courses and Opportunities

york st. john university logo With a range of industry connections, York St John offers unique opportunities for students considering a career in sport. York St John University boasts partnerships ranging from local clubs and volunteering opportunities, to FA and UEFA placement options and lectures from industry professionals.

Undergraduate Sports Courses at York St John University

BA (Hons) Physical Education and Sports Coaching
This course will provide the knowledge and experience required for those who aspire to provide high-quality and effective PE and sports experiences for a range of young people. The focus is on supporting all students in the planning and delivery of effective, engaging and fully inclusive lessons/and sessions that promote the enjoyment and lifelong participation in sport for all.

BSc Sport and Exercise Science
Exercise scientists work alongside athletes to enhance performance and promote healthy living in the general population. By applying sports science principles, you will gain the necessary skills to develop a successful career within the elite sports industry or within the community to make a positive change. You will learn how to apply the knowledge of an exercise scientist through a practical-based degree within specialist spaces.

BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Therapy
On this course, you will develop the knowledge, understanding, and professional and practical skills to be a competent and confident Sports Therapist that can work effectively in different settings. You will also develop as an evidence-informed, problem solver and decision maker who adapts to the demands of contemporary practice. The course fosters self-awareness and curiosity as a basis for ongoing professional development.

Sport Foundation Year
Take the first step in preparing for an exciting career in sport with a foundation year. This 1-year course will help you refine your academic and professional skills and gain essential knowledge across all of the key areas of sports science and sports studies.

BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy
Learn to diagnose and rehabilitate patients of all ages with acute or chronic conditions. This course is accredited by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) and validated by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). This means when you graduate you can apply for registration to practice as a Chartered Physiotherapist. This course will help you become a successful physiotherapist who is fit for purpose and practice.

BA (Hons) Football Business Management
The football industry has expanded and professionalised rapidly in recent times, and is now a huge global industry with a significant economic impact. With this degree, you will prepare for the exciting opportunities for business professionals with specialist knowledge of this sector.

BA (Hons) Sports Business Management
Athletes inspire the crowds, but it’s the people behind the scenes who make the global sports industry possible. Behind every successful sporting event or venue are business thinkers making it happen. With this degree, you will become prepared for a career bringing sports to the people who love them.

Postgraduate Sports Course at York St John University

MSc Physiotherapy (Pre-Registration)
Develop and refine your skills in contemporary physiotherapeutic practice by engaging with practical research on this accredited MSc.

York St John University’s partners in the area include York City Football Club and York City Knights rugby league team. Sports teams across the city make use of the impressive Haxby Road Sports Park and so will prospective students. The site is one of the biggest of its kind in the country and is a hub for sports at the University. YSJ Active, the University’s sports and wellbeing service, also offers opportunities for students to get involved in placements and community volunteering projects.

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