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Studying Sport at
Writtle University College

If you dream of working with in the Sports industry, our practical courses provide the skills, expert theory and qualifications required to enter this expanding sector.


What Courses are available?


For more information on the sport courses available at Writtle University College, visit our undergraduate and college course pages.

HIGHER EDUCATION

UNDERGRADUATE COURSES

SPORT AND EXERCISE SCIENCE


FURTHER EDUCATION COLLEGE COURSES SPORT

Students come to Writtle University College, to bring their passion to life and gain practical real-world learning - setting them up for a future career in their chosen field.

Photo of Writtle University College Sport Alumni - Lewis Avenell

Lewis Avenell

Foundation Degree Cycling Performance

"The course is great as you're surrounded by likeminded people and experienced professionals. You're always able to learn even when not in the classroom."

Photo of Writtle University College Sport Alumni - Ashley and Georgia Hart

Ashley & Georgia Hart

BSc (Hons) Sports and Exercise Performance

"We love studying at Writtle University College because we are inspired by the teaching staff and the great location. Also, studying together as sisters is great. We motivate one another, study together and read through each others work. A great experience to share as sisters learning at a fantastic institution."

Photo of Writtle University College Equine Alumni - Lisa Redwin

Ethan Evison

BSc (Hons) Sports and Exercise Performance

"This course has provided me with the skills and knowledge to apply and start training to be a PE teacher."

Writtle University College launches the UK's first bespoke
3x3 basketball courts.


Writtle University College (WUC) in Essex is revolutionising its sports offering by creating 10 bespoke 3x3 courts on campus, the first bespoke 3x3 courts in the UK.

3x3 basketball is a rapidly growing sport across the world, as well as a new addition to the upcoming Olympics and 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. WUC is the first Higher Education institution to truly invest in the modern, fast-paced sport.

Six floodlit courts will be located within the current playing fields, including a 'show-court' centrepiece, with bold and vibrant colours, designed by artist Molly Hawkins; this area has been designed with 3x3 events and tournaments in mind.

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Our sports courses explore the science behind athletic function affording you the understanding of the biological, physiological and psychological elements that can affect both amateur and elite performance.

WUC Further Education Sport Students complete their Leaders in Training Programme thanks to Active Essex


Students from Writtle University College's FE Sport Department have made a productive use of their final weeks at college to add to their coaching CPD portfolio by completing the Active Essex Leader's in Training; a week long, multi award training course enabling them to take a more active role in grassroots sport.

Writtle Female Football Academy player Phoebe Keys said: "I really enjoyed participating in the LIT programme and feel the qualifications I received will help me to pursue my career in the future".

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Our courses are highly practical with work placements, volunteering and shadowing opportunities allowing students to apply knowledge gained in the classroom and laboratory into the real world of sport.

Our teaching course team has experts in a variety of disciplines of applied clinical practice including nutrition, physiology, strength & conditioning, psychology and performance testing.

UNIVERSITY COURSE

OPEN DAYS, WEBINARS
AND VIRTUAL OPEN DAY HUB

Find out everything you need to know about our university courses, by joining us online at one of our 'Subject Webinars' or visiting us at one of our 'University Course Open Days'. You can also visit the Virtual Open Day Hub for a range of fantastic information to view online and download.

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COLLEGE COURSE

OPEN EVENTS, WEBINARS
AND VIRTUAL OPEN DAY HUB

Find out everything you need to know about our College Courses, by joining us online at one of our 'Subject Webinars' or visiting us at one of our 'College Course Open Events'. You can also visit the Virtual Open Day Hub for a range of fantastic information to view online and download.

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