The BA (Hons) Sociology and Sport joint programme provides you with the opportunity to engage in study that offers a balanced range of modules from both disciplines. In undertaking a joint programme, you can develop in-depth knowledge and understanding which reflects your passion and interests in the chosen subjects. You will receive the chance to work with a wide variety of organisations through BGU links with industry and the opportunity to develop projects and expertise in areas that you are interested in. You will acquire and be able to apply a range of generic and transferable intellectual, research, practical and professional skills appropriate to an undergraduate programme and applicable to a wide range of career choices. Modules are contemporary in nature and tackle key societal issues facing sport, coaching and physical education. Modules are taught and assessed using a variety of active learning techniques where students are encouraged to take charge of their own learning through engaging with academic knowledge and research, tutors, external organisations, and peers. Possible career trajectories include youth work, adventure education, physical education, health and fitness coaching, the recreation industry, policy work, sports policy development, Police Force, Youth Offenders Service, Social Work, and media research on sport and wellbeing.
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
- Course does not award QTS
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
Fees for the following three years are currently £9,250 per year.
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