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Department of Sociology

Career Options & Employability

“Choosing the BA Sport, Exercise & Physical Activity degree at Durham University is by far the best decision I have ever made. The holistic and varied course allowed me to develop a fantastic knowledge base in a top class University while surrounded by fantastic people striving to learn and understand how sport truly affects our lives.”

Mark Foster (graduated 2014), WC Eagles Field Hockey (USA) Coach

At least 95% of our students gain First or Second Class degrees and we continue to be a highly rated department for employability. Our graduates are highly valued, being skilled for the job market. Our BA Sport, Exercise and Physical Activity degree is proven as a springboard to a range of future careers, including those directly related to sport, exercise, physical activity and health, as well as many other exciting career pathways.