Portobello Institute’s degree programmes in sport give you the opportunity to turn your passion into a successful lifelong career by providing you with an internationally recognised qualification that is industry specific. We offer dynamic, forward thinking environment that is focused on developing graduates who are proficient, evidence-based practitioners. Many of our graduates are now working with elite athletes and teams. Some are successfully running their own businesses and clinics whilst others have chosen to continue to study at Masters level.
With constant sector advancements and a dedicated forward-thinking academic team, we continue to update our sports department with relevant study options for you. We offer a range of specialised honours degree programmes which provide you with specialised qualifications and an in-depth knowledge of your chosen field.
For qualified teachers and sports graduates who wish to pursue a career in PE teaching we have developed the certificate in higher education which covers the essential modules you need to progress to a Professional Masters in Education.
Portobello Institute’s degree programmes are delivered both full-time and through blended learning, ensuring there is an option to suit your individual needs, allowing you to fit your study around your busy work and home life.
We believe that real life learning opportunities, which allow you to learn outside of the classroom, are invaluable in preparing you for your career. We run a student sports therapy clinic which allows you to get hands on experience. We have carefully developed a work placement programme with strong links within the sports industry. Whether you are studying sports psychology, coaching or sports therapy, there are placement opportunities within sports clinics and professional sporting teams for you. The work placement programme allows you to develop both your skills and confidence and is key to gaining employment upon graduation. Graduates have found that this first-hand experience and insight the industry gave them an advantage when preparing for interview and subsequent roles after graduation.
Portobello Institute are passionate about helping you achieve your qualification and offer one to one support throughout your learning journey. The programme management and tutoring team for our sport department have been carefully selected on the basis of their qualifications and combined practical experience sport science and education. Our team is dedicated to helping you achieve your career and academic goals and have been successfully preparing our sports students towards interviews for Masters programmes in Physiotherapy, PE teaching and Education.