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There’s everything to play for when it comes to studying Sport at Hopwood Hall College. The ball is in your court when it comes to your specialty – whether that’s football, rugby, basketball, coaching, sport science or personal training.

Our 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.

Students training in gym, Middleton

These are just some 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. Just some of the recent success students have enjoyed includes our football first team topping the league after going unbeaten during the season.

You can expect really invaluable opportunities as you work towards your qualification, with trips to places such as Eindhoven and the chance to coach in the Rochdale Schools Commonwealth Games.

Matty Ashton
Matty Ashton Fullback for Warrington Wolves Studied: Sport

Matty chose to study at Hopwood after his school recommended the famously successful rugby programme and its facilities. You’ll now find him playing professionally for Warrington Wolves!

“At college I learned not to panic, because the amount of help the tutors give you is very good and they will push you to be your best”

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