Inverness offers an excellent base for exploring the beautiful glens, mountains, rivers and lochs. Our range of sports courses have grown over the years and now include: Unformed Services, Sports Coaching, Sports Management and Sports Therapy. These subject areas provide distinctive pathways to meet the requirements of an evolving sport and physical activity industry.

You will gain valuable academic qualifications as well as benefiting from our connections with leading industry organisations through practical experience and placement opportunities with key local agencies and groups including Highlife Highland and Glenmore Lodge - National Outdoor Training Centre. These partnerships enable us to include high quality practical experience, placement opportunities and guest lectures.

With the Cairngorms National Park, Great Glen Way and 282 munros on our doorstep, students enjoy stunning Highland scenery and access to a number of local facilities and outdoor centres.

Students on the Outdoor Pursuits course also currently have opportunity to undertake the Duke of Edinburgh award.

For those wishing to pursuing a career in sports therapy, you may be interested in HNC Soft Tissue Therapy and HND Sports Therapy - designed to help you get a career working with athletes or within a sports medicine team.

Find out about our new BA (Hons) Outdoor Education and Learning