BMC Leicester Tigers HE Rugby
Leicester Tigers offers a number of higher education opportunities for its academy and development teams in partnership with Brooksby Melton College, based in Leicestershire.
Brooksby Melton College is a provider of high quality specialist higher education. It recently invested £27.7 million in transforming its teaching facilities, which included some £4 million in a state-of-the-art sports complex.
This included a brand new sport centre with a full sized, multi-functional sport hall, a sport science lab, strength and conditioning gym, and IT equipped teaching spaces for students to complete theory work.
For the 2019 – 2020 academic year, further education students aged between 16-18 year old will be able to study a Level 3 programme in Sport. Whilst higher education students aged 18-21 years will have the new opportunity in higher education to study a sports based Foundation Degree or a three year Degree programme validated by the University of East Anglia.
“We are proud to be working in partnership with Leicester Tigers to provide the perfect place for talented rugby players to combine high standard rugby in a professional environment, alongside the very best in sporting education.”Brooksby Melton College
Degree Level Courses
Academy students can study a two year Foundation Degree and then ‘TopUp’ to a full BSc (Hons) Degree in Sports Science in their third year following one of three specialist pathways; Sports Coaching, Strength and Conditioning or Performance Analysis.
As a HE student, you have the option of studying in our fully catered or self-catered accommodation located in the grounds of our Brooksby campus, an 850 acre country estate.
More information about Degree course modules, Brooksby Melton College and accommodation availability, please download the brochure.