Recreation and Leisure Studies Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelor's & Master's

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
University of Chichester 55% 1% 10% £9250 £14500 123 Chichester On campus Full-time
University of the Highlands and Islands 64% 0% 5% £9000 £12360 114 Inverness On campus Full-time
Middlesbrough College 91% - 30% £6300 - - Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
Middlesbrough College 91% - 30% £8500 - - Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
University of Wales 57% - 15% £9000 £13500 129 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Plymouth Marjon University - 5% 60% £9250 £11000 - Plymouth On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
58 /100
17059 students of Recreation and Leisure Studies in the UK replied

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Recreation and Leisure Studies

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £20484 £19645 £23157
25-75 percentile range £17776 - £24260 £15037 - £25227 £17838 - £30172

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £21389 £20222 £23752
25-75 percentile range £18862 - £26032 £15947 - £25049 £18481 - £29607

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Recreation and Leisure Studies

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Recreation and Leisure Studies who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Typical employers for graduates of Recreation and Leisure Studies

  • Amusement Parks
  • Fitness Centers
  • Sports Centers
  • Event Planner Companies
  • Leisure Centers
  • Schools
  • Colleges
  • Universities
  • Freelance

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Recreation and Leisure Studies who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Recreation and Leisure Studies (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Recreation and Leisure Studies at University College Birmingham

20% Elementary occupations
10% Business and public service associate professionals
10% Secretarial and related occupations
10% Sales occupations
5% Managers, directors and senior officials
5% Teaching Professionals
5% Welfare and housing associate professionals
5% Administrative occupations
5% Skilled trades occupations
5% Artistic, literary and media occupations

Grading Distribution

Students of Recreation and Leisure Studies in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Recreation and Leisure Studies

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Recreation and Leisure Studies studies:
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Foundation Degree - FD

Outdoor Adventure Education and Leadership at Middlesbrough College received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 91 out of 100 among 18 respondents.

The median salary of graduates of Recreation and Leisure Studies was £20484 15 months after graduation, £19645 3 years after graduation and £23157 5 years after graduation.