For students passionate about sports, our sports courses offer a platform to progress into all areas of the sports and leisure industry – from therapy, coaching, and instructing to exercise science, personal training and specific sporting disciplines linked to our hugely successful sports academies which cover athletics, basketball, cricket, football and rugby.
With sports courses available from Levels 1 - 4 up to degree level sports courses, you’ll learn from lecturers who have vast experience in all areas of the industry, providing you with everything you need to develop your career in sport.
Why choose Moulton
At Moulton our BTEC sports courses offer you more game time and you’ll benefit from a practical learning environment, competing both on and off campus. Training and learning at our state-of-the-art sports centre you’ll have access to gyms, pitches, our athletics track and training areas, to scientific labs and performance analysis suites. Our strong industry links also provide plenty of opportunities to gain invaluable industry experience, supporting your college education.
Guided by our expert staff and guest lecturers, on our BTEC sports courses you’ll learn a variety of skills and attributes essential for your future career. You’ll develop your practical skills in teamwork and leadership, and gain an improved understanding of nutrition, fitness, anatomy and physiology.
Our Sports Academies
To complement your studies, we also run Sports Academies focussing on athletics, basketball, cricket, football and rugby. These are run in partnership with some fantastic organisations including, Northampton Saints, Northamptonshire Titans Basketball Club, Northamptonshire County Cricket Club, AFC Rushden and Diamonds Football Club and UK Athletics. Academy members can access high quality coaching sessions, and work experience, with a nationally recognised vocational qualification achieved at the end of the course.
You could access:
- Full size basketball court
- Four Badminton Courts
- Volleyball Court
- Dance Studio
- Sports Science Lab
- Fitness Suite
- Grass Football Pitches
- Water based astroturf
- Tennis courts
- Netball Courts
- Indoor sports hall, with climbing wall
- Olympic free weights training area
- Sports Therapy and Injury Rehabilitation Centre including hydrotherapy pool
- Our strong industry links which provide you with the opportunity to gain commercial experience to help support your studies.
Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme (TASS)
Moulton College is leading the way with supporting talented athletes in education in England, having been accredited by an innovative Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme (TASS) initiative. The Sport England-backed programme supports young sportspeople on the talent pathway to have the opportunity to gain qualifications alongside their sporting pursuits, follow other interests, as well as further their personal development. By formally recognising our commitment to supporting student-athletes, the TASS Dual Career Accreditation Scheme aims to allow athletes to reach their potential in education alongside achieving success in their sport by providing additional academic flexibility to work around training and sport event commitments.
To find out more about TASS please see their website.