University Profile

Have you thought about a career in sport?

Our passion for sport is what drives us; it’s not just what we do, it’s who we are.

With partnerships with 70+ football, rugby and cricket professional and grassroots sports club, foundations and community trusts across the UK, studying with SCL is your first step towards a career in sport.

Combine your passion for football, rugby or cricket with a full-time education and development programme - starting September 2019, and benefit from an outstanding learning and teaching experience, which will push you to achieve your best and set you on the path to establishing yourself within the industry.

Delivered in real sports environments, our full-time education and sports development programmes boast fantastic exit routes. Graduate with the skills, experience and expertise to progress to professional or semi-professional sport, find employment in a wide variety of roles, or continue your studies to Higher Education.

Your Academy Programme – starting September 2020


Benefit from daily training with highly qualified FA coaches and enhance your skill as you receive guidance on individual football fitness, nutritional advice and regular appraisal to monitor development both on and off the pitch.

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Take advantage of professional coaching led by RFU Level 2 Coaches, whilst focusing on the four core components of the player development model: technical, tactical, physical and mental skills development.

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Perfect your game alongside professional Coaches as you enjoy player development programmes and 1:1 support, squad training, video analysis enabling you to maximise your skill, and outdoor matches during the summer term.

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