Safeguarding in Sport at Edge Hill University - UCAS

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Course summary

Studying our MA Safeguarding in Sport, you’ll explore current practice, policy, and research to prepare for a future protecting people in the sporting world. You might have recently graduated in a related area, be interested in athlete welfare or already work in the sector. We’ve designed this specialist course to boost your professional profile and open doors to new opportunities in this growing area of employment. You’ll look at preventative strategies and practices established within the national and international sports sectors. To succeed in this area, it’s critical you can apply theoretical ideas to the real world. Explore codes of conduct, professional values and research ethics. Build a toolkit of transferable skills including problem-solving, creative thinking and project design. Learning online and on campus, you’ll develop your own specialist areas of expertise and carry out research that interests you. You might also join us for an insightful international field trip.


Please visit our website for information on available modules.

Assessment method

Modules will typically be assessed through one or two pieces of coursework, including essays, reports, reviews and presentations. There are no formal written examinations as part of the current assessment methods on this course.

How to apply

International applicants

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Entry requirements

You should have a degree equivalent to UK first-class or second-class honours (2:2 or above) in a relevant subject, such as social sciences or other human sciences. Appropriate work experience will also be considered, subject to an interview, if you have a minimum of five years’ experience and can demonstrate evidence of continuous professional development.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

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Safeguarding in Sport at Edge Hill University - UCAS