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Determined! Focused! Winners! Powerful words that perfectly describe our sporting community here at Northumbria. As anyone involved in sport knows, it takes dedication and determination to succeed both on and off the field, court, track - whatever your battle ground of choice.  It also takes the right facilities and coach to help you reach your potential.

At Northumbria you’ll learn in our outstanding facilities rated 'top 5' in the country by the recent Times Higher Education’s Student Experience Survey 2014. You’ll train in the £30 million Sport Central which houses a gym, pool, climbing wall, 40 metre sprint track and state of the art sport science laboratories and play on fantastic outdoor pitches – used by top sportsman and women including Newcastle Falcon. 

Your learning will be shaped by the latest thinking in Sport Science which will inspire you to push yourself and your body to its sporting limit. Not only that, but you will be trained by some of the industry’s leading professional coaches, including Team GB gymnastics, swimming , volleyball,Paralympics and more.
Whether you’re an elite athlete or are committed to working within the sporting arena, you’ll get the chance to gain invaluable hands on experience through volunteering, internships, placements and paid positions*. So it’s no wonder that our Applied Sport Science with Coaching course has an employability rate of 90%

When you become part of the sporting community at Northumbria you don’t just become another athlete, team mate, spectator or classmate – you become family! So what are you waiting for – hit the starting blocks and launch your sporting journey to engage, inspire and achieve.


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