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Sport and Leisure

Your career guide

The sport and leisure industry covers a wide range of areas with jobs in sectors such as sport and recreation and health and fitness but also tourism, events and management.

Although sport and leisure management courses are highly vocational courses, the fact that you gain an understanding of issues relating to psychology, sociology and social policy means you could move into roles within the public sector. These could include policy planning, community development and social work. Your voluntary work and vacation and term time jobs can be very important in breaking into this sector.

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Getting started in sport and leisure

Take the first steps to beginning your career in sport and leisure.

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Gaining experience in sport and leisure

Find out how to build your experience in the sport and leisure industry while you study. 

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Finding a job in sport and leisure

Explore the different ways you can find employment after you graduate from sport and leisure. 

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