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You’ll unlock the opportunity to pursue a number of dream careers if you study Sport at Higher Education. You can expect to increase your knowledge and understanding to such a level that you’ll feel comfortable going into the roles that are typically only accessible to those who have been taught at a higher level.  

Our university level courses are taught at our Middleton Campus in Greater Manchester. It’s here where you’ll find grass and 3G playing pitches, basketball courts, fitness facilities such as our gym and physio suites which have the most cutting edge equipment, our Sports Arena and many more amazing spaces designed to aid you in securing your dream career. 

This is just one of the reasons why world-class athletes have chosen to study here, including gold medal Olympians like Stuart Bithell and Nicola Adams, as well as stars such as rugby league sensation Matty Ashton. 

Our expert tutors will always work to get the best out of you and make sure you achieve your goals. If you’re hardworking and determined, there’s every reason to believe that you’ll find the success you deserve on your course and can then go onto secure an exciting career.

Joshua Watt
Joshua Watt Sports Coach at EdStart Studied: Foundation Degree in Sports Coaching

Joshua’s time at our University Centre gave him a great leg up when it came to making his mark in the industry. He even picked up one of the coveted gongs at our annual Higher Education Awards!

“There are so many fantastic opportunities at Hopwood – be sure to say ‘yes’ to as many as you can!”

Middleton Campus
Rochdale Road, Middleton
Manchester, M24 6XH
0161 643 7560
Rochdale Campus
St. Mary’s Gate
Rochdale, OL12 6RY
01706 345 346