Sociology of Sport and Exercise at University of Chester - UCAS

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Course summary

The sociology of sport and exercise is an increasingly important discipline in understanding sport, exercise and wider fields such as health. Students studying this course will be better prepared to understand the place sport and exercise have within society and apply this to a range of vocational careers in the field. Why study this course with us? Our MSc in the Sociology of Sport and Exercise is taught by academic staff in the Department of Sport and Exercise Sciences, whose commitment to research-informed teaching makes the course academically rigorous while creating a relaxed learning environment that the students find enjoyable. Our graduates have gone on to pursue successful careers including: teaching in further/higher education institutions; full-time funded doctoral research; working with local, national and international sports organisations; research and consultancy; physical education teaching; and working in the health and fitness industry.

Assessment method

Assessment involves 100% coursework and takes the form of essays, individual presentations, poster presentations, and a research dissertation. Full-time students have six hours’ contact time per week, plus additional student tutorials. You will also be expected to engage in up to 20 hours’ private study per week.

Entry requirements

Applications are expected from students who have studied sport and exercise sciences, sociology, education, health or history, or similar graduates with a relevant first degree (minimum of 2:2 honours or equivalent). Applications from students with related work experience in the fields of sport, education, health and leisure are welcome. International: Students from countries outside the UK are expected to have entry qualifications roughly equivalent to UK A Level for undergraduate study and British Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) for postgraduate study. To help you to interpret these equivalents, please click on your country of residence to see the corresponding entry qualifications, along with information about your local representatives, events, information and contacts. We accept a wide range of qualifications and consider all applications individually on merit. We may also take into account appropriate work experience.

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Sociology of Sport and Exercise at University of Chester - UCAS