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Professional Placement Year

Professional Placement Year

Find out about a professional placement year in Sport and Exercise Science.

Placements and internships

Professional year placements are a fantastic way to gain vital work experience and improve your employability following graduation.

Studying Sports and Exercise Science at Newcastle University gives you the opportunity to complete a placement year between your second and third years of study.

Throughout your degree, you may also want to complete a summer placement or internship.

The Careers Service offer several internships and will help support you in finding one to suit your skills and interests.

More opportunities 

There are also opportunities to volunteer for sports related placements.

Employers who our students have gained work experience with so far include Newcastle United F.C. Foundation, Newcastle Eagles Basketball team and Team Newcastle Rugby.