Sport and Esports

Study programmes in Sport

Apprenticeships in Sport

Higher Education

Reasons to join us at Barnsley College

  1. The department runs an extensive coaching programme enabling students to gain extra coaching qualifications in many sports including football, basketball, hockey, dodgeball and tchouckball.

  2. You will also benefit from inspiring talks, workshops and masterclasses from guest speakers.

  3. We have our own sports academies which specialise in basketball, crickets, esports, football, netball, refereeing and rugby, plus an individual athlete academy.

  4. We have a purpose made gym, sports hall, 3G sports pitch and a state-of-the-art Esports Arena. As well as providing well-equipped classrooms with industry-standard equipment.

  5. You can study Sport in Barnsley up to Level 6 by progressing to a degree at Barnsley College Higher Education which means that there is something on offer for those who are just starting their career as well as those who are looking to specialise.

All students have access to:


of Sport students went on to work or further study after completing their course at Barnsley College.

What next?

Studying Sport at Barnsley College will enable you to develop skills for a range of careers such as: Performance Analyst, Fitness Instructor, Health and Wellness Advisor, Sports Coach, Personal Trainer, Leisure Centre Manager.

Have a look at our Sport pathways to see how you can progress your career in Sport with us.