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 a range of Sports Academies for talented athletes who are coached by current and former professional athletes.

  4. You will work with skilled tutors with years of first-hand experience, you’ll learn the skills, techniques and theory used by current athletes and coaches.

  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 specialize.

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.