Are you good with people and can you motivate and inspire others? If you have these personal qualities we can help you work out a career in sport. It is a popular choice as over 400,000 people in England have sport-related jobs. Sport and fitness is a growing industry and, not surprisingly, employment is expected to rise, so you are onto a winner!
We have fantastic facilities including state-of-the-art fitness suite and our excellent Football and Rugby Development Centres.
If a career in sport is your goal then study on one of our Sports Studies courses.
Lots of roles within the sports industry are busy and fast-paced, and require interaction with consumers.
Find out about the exciting activities our sports students take part in whilst studying at New College Durham.
Our sports students have gone on to do great things.
Our Apprentices have gone on to do great things.
Throughout your course we get you close to the action with visits and industry guest speakers.
You will have access to excellent training facilities, physical resources and industry standard fitness testing equipment.
Members of our Men's Football Development Centre, in partnership with Newcastle United Football Club, receive 10 hours of professional coaching and training per week.
Our Women's Football Development Centre, in conjunction with Sunderland Football Club, caters for all abilities and will help you to progress in this fast growing female sport. Members receive 6 hours training a week from FA qualified SAFC Foundation of Light coaches.
The Rugby Development Centre is run by a head coach who has played and coached at a high level. Members receive 7 to 10 hours of professional coaching a week.