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Find your career by exploring the range of job profiles below which can be found in the Sports Graduate Career Map.  Why not also check out where our School of Sport graduates are on their career journeys!

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Science Biochemist

Health and Fitness, Sports Development and Management, Other Charities and Voluntary Sector

Science Clinical Exercise Physiologist

Health and Fitness, Sports Development and Management, Teaching and Coaching, Other Community Development Worker

Other Corporate Graduate Schemes

Graduate Internships available here on the Employability Portal

Science, Health and Fitness, Other Dietician

Other Entrepreneur or Business Start up

To start thinking about starting your own business check out The Ortus Group's guide to what to think about before you start Plus look at some case studies of local businesses who have started from nothing.

Interested in finding out more about running setting up a business as a social enterprise? The Social Enterprise Hub at Ortus provides free expert guidance on everything from what is a social enterprise, set up, governance, legalities, marketing, finance and much more.

It’s never too early (or late) to learn something new and City Business Hub based in central Belfast gives you the opportunity to explore all areas of developing your business.

Science Exercise Physiologist

Other Fire Service

Health and Fitness Fitness Instructor

Science, Health and Fitness GP Referral Exercise Consultant

  • career details see page 29 of the BASES Careers Guide
  • Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) guide to exercise referral

Health and Fitness Health Promotion Specialist

Teaching and Coaching, Other Lecturer in Higher Education

Sports Development and Management Outdoor Activities Education Manager

Science, Teaching and Coaching Performance Analyst

Second and final year modules in performance analysis in the Jordanstown undergraduate degree courses will show you how to use performance analysis software and its practical implementation in the sports field.

Health and Fitness Personal Trainer

Sports Development and Management Physical Activity Development Manager

Teaching and Coaching Play Worker

Science, Teaching and Coaching Researcher

Science Respiratory Physiologist

Science, Health and Fitness Sport and Exercise Nutritionist

Science Sport and Exercise Psychologist

Sports Development and Management Sport and Leisure Facility Manager

Sports Development and Management, Media and Marketing Sports Administrator

Sports Development and Management Sports Development

Media and Marketing Sports Journalist or Commentator

Science, Health and Fitness Sports Therapist, Sports Rehab & Medicine

Teaching and Coaching Teaching

Sports Development and Management, Teaching and Coaching Youth Worker

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