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Sport College Courses

Are you interested in turning your passion for sport and exercise into a career?

Study a sports science course at Riseholme College!

Tailored to your career interests, you’ll study areas including exercise and fitness, coaching and leadership, sports development and the outdoors.

You’ll get to apply your newly discovered knowledge by participating in the wide range of sports and exercise on offer, from football to lacrosse, gym routines to yoga.

Excellent facilities and expertise

You’ll be supported by professional tutors and coaches with valuable industry know-how and connections.

You’ll benefit from our first-class facilities, including our state-of-the-art Sports and Health Science Centre, the latest fitness testing and performance improvement technology, and our range of outdoor pitches.

Home to the Lincoln City FA Shadow Scholarship Squad

Talented players will have the fantastic opportunity of taking part in our Lincoln City FC Shadow Scholarship. You’ll train under the umbrella of Lincoln City FC, allowing you to follow your dreams whilst you study!

The programme provides different career pathway options, for example, higher education, careers in football, or football scholarships to the USA.

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A well-connected sports college

We also have partnerships with national governing bodies, regional sports development, and leading sports and exercise businesses, such as Les Mills and CrossFit.

These relationships give our students access to valuable study, training and playing opportunities and good quality work placements. We also participate in work experience schemes in exciting places such as Sydney and Barcelona.

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Studying Sport at Riseholme opens up a range of career opportunities, including:

  • Fitness instructor
  • Sports development worker
  • Personal trainer
  • Physiotherapist
  • Sports development worker
  • Sports coach
  • Sports therapist
  • Sports/PE teaching
  • Youth sport co-ordinator
Achieve your potential and strive for your chosen sports career at Riseholme College.


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