Moray House School of Education and Sport

Career opportunities

Many students find employment in sport, others sometimes decide to use their range of graduate skills in a variety of fields. Read what graduates have to say about their experience on the programme.

Graduates of BSc Applied Sport Science have progressed to be successful in a variety of sectors including:

  • Professional athlete
  • Personal training/coaching
  • Business management
  • (Sport) event coordination
  • Administration
  • Recruitment
  • (Sport) communications
  • Community outreach
  • Further studies


Jess (2016) - Competitions Coordinator, Scottish Student Sport

'The knowledge of how physical activity can benefit the body in multiple ways provides me with motivation in my job daily, as I know that my efforts to provide a sporting outlet will benefit others.'

Francesca (2018) - Executive Assistant, Livingston James

'Through my course, I gained more confidence, enhanced my written and interpersonal skills, and became great at time management. University was one of the best times of my life and definitely helped me develop as an adult in terms of enhancing my social skills and emotional intelligence.'

Carolina (2018) - Communications Support Assistant, LEAP Sports Scotland

'The outside courses and electives that I took while studying Applied Sport Science which really interested me, helped to shape my ideas for the specialised Masters which I chose to follow.'

 Careers Service

The University of Edinburgh's Careers Service supports all current students (and graduates for up to 2 years) to develop their potential and achieve satisfying and rewarding futures.  This is done through individual appointments, group sessions and wider campus-based activity, alongside online services and resources.  A diverse programme of face-to-face and online events is delivered throughout the academic year.  

Suzanne Agnew

Careers Consultant, Moray House

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