Jason Gardener giving keynote speech

Jason Gardner giving his keynote speech at the Annual Careers day.

Jason Gardener meeting SHS students

Jason Gardner talking to SHS students.

Find out more about the scheme on the Exeter Award website

Careers and employability

Upcoming events

Tuesday 20th October 2015 – ‘What next after a Sport and Health Science degree?’
Thursday 12th November 2015 – Teach First lunch for Sport and Health Science students
January 2016 - Bespoke Sport and Health Sciences Careers Event

Your career matters

Our Careers and Employability information aims to:

  • help current students to enhance their career prospects and make the right careers choices
  • give future students an idea of career choices when they have finished their degree
  • help past students keep in touch with the School.

Key facts

  • Graduates of Sport and Health Sciences perform well in graduate destinations, with 77.1% of our undergraduates (4.1% increase from last year) gaining a ‘graduate level’ destination within 6 months of graduation, which compares favourably against other institutions.

The Exeter Award - enhancing your employability

The Exeter Award is an achievement award for undergraduate and taught postgraduate students at the University of Exeter. The Exeter Award is designed to enhance the employability of University of Exeter graduates by providing official recognition and evidence of extra-curricular activities and achievements. These include: attendance at skills sessions and training courses, participation in sporting and musical activities, engagement in work experience and voluntary work.

For more information visit www.exeter.ac.uk/exeteraward

Athletic Union: Sports Volunteering Scheme (SVS)

Ever wanted to become a sports coach? Or you're a coach looking to have further qualifications funded? Perhaps you're just interested in volunteering in and around Exeter? Exeter Athletic Union is the way forward. Following registration, you will be allocated sessions according to your availability as well as school sport preferences. Activities you can become involved with are endless. Being part of the SVS costs nothing to be a part of. More information is available on the Sports Volunteering Scheme page.

What can I do with a sports science degree?

Please take a look at the allaboutcareers.com website which is packed full of useful information about the very important question ‘What can I do with a sports science degree?’ You can find out what sector of work individuals go into after a Sport and Health Science degree and take part in your own career test.

More information

For more information on careers in exercise and sport sciences take a look at:

For more on careers and employability visit the University’s Careerzone website.

* Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey 2013/14