Study sport, coaching, fitness and sports therapy


Coaching and Developing Sport

If you’re interested in a career in sport and exercise or sports coaching, our hands-on courses will equip you with the practical experience and under pinning knowledge to prepare you for a career in this vibrant sector. You’ll benefit from our excellent links with schools which allow you to gain experience in leading practical coaching sessions with young people in college and in schools. You'll have access to our multi-functional sports halls and fitness suites as you learn to develop you coaching practice. Our HNC in partnership with Partick Thistle Football Club gives you the opportunity to gain the knowledge in skills to work in professional football as you gain experience within the club on work placements. 


Fitness, Heath and Exercise 

Our fitness, exercise and health courses will equip you with a range of practical and theory-based skills. You’ll learn to plan, coach and lead a variety exercise, fitness and sport sessions in our state-of-the-art facilities. You’ll have opportunities to gain industry experience through practical volunteering. Our HND course is endorsed by the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA).


Football Studies

Our specialist Football Studies course, delivered in partnership with Partick Thistle FC, enables you to develop and enhance your coaching practices while learning from experts in the field. In addition to live coaching sessions, you'll study laws of the game, event management, game analysis, human physiology and physical training methods. This unique course will allow you to gain a NPA in Sports Coaching, an NPA in Play in a Sporting environment and a PDA in Football refereeing as part of the course - all recognised by the Scottish Football Association.


Sports Therapy

Our sports rehabilitation and therapy courses will equip you latest techniques in sports massage and soft tissue therapy used to enhance performance, reduce the risk of injury and manage sports injuries. You’ll learn from professional sports therapists and you’ll gain experience working with real clients in our specialist sports therapy facilities. 


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Coaching and Developing Sport HNC

Coaching and Developing Sport - Partick Thistle FC HNC

Coaching and Developing Sport HND

Coaching and Developing Sport HND (Year 2 Direct Entry)

Fitness, Health and Exercise HND

Fitness, Health and Exercise HND (Year 2 Direct Entry)

Football Studies - Partick Thistle FC NQ

Health, Fitness and Sport Performance NQ

Soft Tissue Therapy HNC

Sports Coaching NQ

Sport Rehabilitation BSc (Hons)

Sports Therapy NQ

Sports Therapy HND

Sports Therapy HND (Year 2 Direct Entry)