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Join our high achieving learners and progress into an exciting, varied and fruitful career in the fitness or sports industry. Studying sport at Boston College will allow you to achieve the skills and experience you’ll need to be a sporting success.

Our courses cover a wide range of units, providing you with the knowledge and experience you need to progress in to the industry including fitness and physical activity, activity leadership, improving personal exercise, health and nutrition, anatomy, physiology, psychology, training, coaching, injuries and biomechanics.

You will be based at our dedicated facility, Peter Paine Performance Centre, and will be taught by industry expert lecturers that actively practice competitive sports and run sport related businesses – enabling them to share their valuable, up-to-date experience with you.

The College also offers you the opportunity to study university level courses, and at a lower cost than university.
You will be based at our dedicated facility, Peter Paine Performance Centre, where you'll find a whole Sports Centre of facilities waiting for you including four football pitches, a dance studio, sports hall, gym, outdoor multi-use games area and Astro Turf pitches.
If your son, daughter or ward is currently a Sport student at Boston College, and you have a question or query, you can contact James Wright, Programme Area Manager for Sport by emailing

Learner Sport Kits
Some course areas require learners to wear an industry standard uniform. To order uniforms and kit for Sport, please visit Kitlocker.

Case studies

Angee Sikorska

I completed my AS levels in Business and Photography at my secondary school, but I didn’t like the school environment, and I’ve always had an interest in sport. Read more...

Troy Randles

I’ve always wanted a career within sport and after studying at Boston College on the Young Apprenticeship programme in Year 10 and Year 11, it was a natural option to carry on my studies here. Read more...

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Career Corner

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  • PE Teacher
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