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Course summary

Progress from foundation or HND level study to a degree in sports studies on this top-up course. You’ll explore a wide range of sports contexts to help tailor your career choices. You’ll be able to tailor your study to suit your career ambitions, depending on your previous experience and learning. You’ll meet with your course leader and personal tutor during induction week to choose your specific area of study. You’ll be able to focus on one of the following areas:

  • Sports coaching
  • Physical Education
  • Physical Education with outdoor education
  • Physical activity & health
  • Sport development
  • Sport business
  • Sports marketing
  • Sports Science
Find out more You’ll have the opportunity to refine your expertise and top-up your qualification to a degree through this course, with just one year of additional study. Preparing you for career success is central to this course and we’ll give you the skills to enhance your employability. Tailoring your study With a choice of learning routes, we’ll help you choose the best options for you. The opportunity to personalise your course to meet your skills and career aspirations will help to set you on a strong career path. Teaching expertise Our staff are experts in their field, so you can be sure of high-quality sport teaching in your chosen area. Additional training You can also can boost your CV by gaining nationally recognised sporting qualifications such as UK Coaching Certificates and gym and personal trainer, both available at the University. Why study Sports Studies at Leeds Beckett University...
  • Top-up your qualification to a degree with just one year of additional study
  • Sport volunteering opportunities, which have previously included the Olympics, World Athletics Championships and Commonwealth Games
  • Expert teaching staff
  • Study in our new £45m state-of-the-art Carnegie School of Sport building


Year 1 Core Modules:

  • Personal, Professional & Academic Development in Sports Studies
  • Final Year Project
  • Plus pathway modules
In addition, choose from a list of optional modules. Please check our website for a full and up-to-date list.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants should have a HND, Foundation degree or equivalent award in the cognate subject of Sport achieving 60% merits in the final year.

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Sports Studies (Top-up) at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS