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If you would like a career in fitness, sports training, coaching, leisure or sports management, studying sport at Boston College will allow you to achieve the skills and experience you'll need to be a sporting success.

Our courses cover a wide range of units, providing you with the knowledge and experience you need to progress in to the industry, including: fitness and physical activity, activity leadership, improving personal exercise, health and nutrition, anatomy, physiology, psychology, training, coaching, injuries, and biomechanics.

The College can also now offer you the opportunity to study University Degree level courses right here in Boston, and at half the cost of university.
You will be based at our dedicated facility, Peter Paine Performance Centre, and will be taught by industry expert lecturers that actively practice competitive sports, and run sport related businesses - enabling them to share their valuable, up-to-date experience with you.

At Peter Paine you'll find a whole Sports Centre of facilities waiting for you including four football pitches, a dance studio, sports hall, gym, outdoor multi-use games area and Astro Turf pitches.

Check out Peter Paine Performance Centre

Case studies

Angee Sikorska

I completed my AS levels in Business and Photography at my secondary school, but I didn’t like the school environment, and I’ve always had an interest in sport. Read more...

Troy Randles

I’ve always wanted a career within sport and after studying at Boston College on the Young Apprenticeship programme in Year 10 and Year 11, it was a natural option to carry on my studies here. Read more...

Department news

Success for University Academy Holbeach at Boston College's 'Elite 11'

After months of preparation, Thursday 1st December saw the final of Boston College’s annual sporting event ‘Elite 11’, the title of which was scooped for the second year running by University Academy Holbeach.


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