Askham Bryan College Sports Department offers a suite of exciting college courses and degree programmes that focus on fitness training, outdoor adventure sport, football and coaching.

Department Overview

Askham Bryan College’s suite of sport courses and degree programmes are ideal for those who love to participate in sports or want to train others to excel in their sporting field.

Our centre offers students the opportunity to combine academic sporting qualifications with sporting excellence, coaching and competitive fixtures, whilst gaining a comprehensive overview of the sports industry, outdoor adventure, fitness pathway which offer routes into their respective industry.

We aim to produce student athletes who thrive in both academic and sporting environments, students will be expected to excel in both areas; the course allows students to perfect their skills whilst at the same time ensuring they reach their academic potential. Our tutors have industry backgrounds linked to some of the country’s most successful sporting clubs, with overseas experience of the sporting industry, including USA, Africa, Europe and the Far East.

Students will have the opportunity to progress to higher education at degree level and beyond as well as seeking employment within their industry of choice in the sporting world.

Our sporting facilities on Campus will ensure you are able to train at an appropriate level to suit your individual needs. Our staff from within the sports department are always on hand to offer advice, guidance and direction to allow you to achieve your goals no matter how big or small. The facilities include a recently refurbished gym which includes a functional movement area, cardiovascular machines and strength and conditioning equipment.

We also have a multi-purpose hall which can accommodate basketball or badminton, or allow you to enjoy winter 5-a-side. The Campus also offers a number of sports clubs available to all students, including rugby, football, netball, outdoor activities and martial arts. No matter what your fitness goals are, there’s something for everyone.

Scholarships and Bursaries

The Student Services Team has more information for students who would like to receive financial assistance during their study with us.

College Student Finance

UCAB Fees and Finance

Employer Information

Partnerships

Askham Bryan College is proud to team up with Leeds United Football Club through our status as an Official Educational Partner. The Hub provides opportunities for students to study an official NCFE qualification while making use of the links between the college and the football club with inspirational speeches, facility sharing and coaching.

We also have extensive links with numerous fitness centres and gyms across York as well as the school sports partnership allowing students to gain first hand experience coaching in the industry.

Preparing For Your Course

The department assigns suggested tasks and activities prior to the start of your course.

Student Finance

Degree level students (Student Finance England)

Under 19s in full time education (FREE)

College Student Finance

UCAB Fees and Finance

Work Placements

Students are expected to do at least 30 hours of work experience within the sports-related industry as part of their course.

Learning Support

The college offers a range of assistance and guidance through our Assisted Services Team.

 

College Inclusive Services

UCAB Student Support Services

Courses

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    Undergraduate,
  • Length

    2 Years,
  • Location

    York,
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    Further Education,
  • Length

    2 Years,
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    York,
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    Further Education,
  • Length

    2 Years,
  • Location

    York,
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    Further Education,
  • Length

    2 Years,
  • Location

    York,
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  • Course Type

    Further Education,
  • Length

    1 Year,
  • Location

    York,
  • Course Type

    Further Education,
  • Length

    1 Year,
  • Location

    York,
  • Course Type

    Further Education,
  • Length

    2 Years,
  • Location

    York,
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  • Course Type

    Undergraduate,
  • Length

    2 Years,
  • Location

    York,
  • Course Type

    Undergraduate,
  • Length

    1 Year,
  • Location

    York,
  • Course Type

    Undergraduate,
  • Length

    2 Years,
  • Location

    York,
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  • Course Type

    Further Education,
  • Length

    1 Year,
  • Location

    York,
  • Course Type

    Further Education,
  • Length

    1 Year,
  • Location

    York,
  • Course Type

    Further Education,
  • Length

    1 Year,
  • Location

    York,
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  • Course Type

    Further Education,
  • Length

    2 Years,
  • Location

    York,
  • Course Type

    Further Education,
  • Length

    2 Years,
  • Location

    York,
  • Course Type

    Further Education,
  • Length

    2 Years,
  • Location

    York,
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  • Course Type

    Undergraduate,
  • Length

    2 Years,
  • Location

    York,
  • Course Type

    Undergraduate,
  • Length

    2 Years,
  • Location

    York,
  • Course Type

    Undergraduate,
  • Length

    1 Year,
  • Location

    York,

Oustanding student experience

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Our facilities are better than ever

  • Lecture rooms
  • Computer suite
  • Gym
  • Multi-purpose sports hall
  • Outdoor sports pitches
  • Indoor climbing facility with roped areas and bouldering
  • Kayaks, sea kayaks and canoes
  • Access to river and lakes for watersport

Student Stories

Siobhan’s Story

“Askham Bryan College is a fantastic college. It has been a pleasure learning here. All the tutors are willing to go above and beyond to ensure you have the best knowledge possible. I would recommend this college to anyone wanting to become a Registered Veterinary Nurse. ”

Ryan’s Story

“Choosing the level 3 Arboriculture course was a big decision being a 31-year-old self-employed landscape gardener. I am now at the end of my first year and there is no looking back. I have come on leaps and bounds professionally. I have already expanded my business into arboriculture with the skills and knowledge I have learnt. Askham Bryan College has been an eye opener and I've learned skills that I will take through my entire life.”

Ellie’s Story

“I chose Askham Bryan College because I liked what the course covered especially Anatomy & Physiology and Coaching. I enjoy taking part in training and I am hoping to go on to further coaching courses in football at University. The course is great to prepare me for this career.”

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