Develop a critical and practical understanding of sport management and development, coaching, physical education and the sociology and psychology of sport. This degree is designed for those who wish to examine the role of sport, health and physical activity within society. You'll have the opportunity to develop a fundamental understanding of sport management and development, coaching and physical education, and the sociology and psychology of sport. You will also develop an advanced understanding of at least one of these areas of study. You’ll consider the contributions sport makes to society and assess whether and how sport can be improved. You will study against the backdrop of the University’s world-class multi-sport training environment. In your first year you'll study introductory units in the key areas of sport management, coaching, development, sport psychology, the political and social context of sport, and research methods. In your second year you'll have the opportunity to develop your areas of specialism through your choice of optional units connected to sport management, coaching, development, sport psychology and the social context of sport, health and physical activity. In your final year you'll carry out a year-long research project and advance your studies in the areas of sport, health and the social sciences. Students in the past have gone on to careers in fields such as sport performance, sport marketing, community sport, and teaching, among others. Graduates have also pursued further study in a number of different areas.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
GCSE Mathematics grade 4 or C GCSE English Language or Literature grade 4 or C You do not need the required grade in Mathematics if you study a higher level qualification in Mathematics or Statistics (such as an A level, AS level or a Core Mathematics qualification). Please see our website for full details on alternative qualifications
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|