Applied Sports Science with Management

Loughborough College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Loughborough University
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Course summary

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This three-year degree programme combines the study of sports science and management and is ideal for those individuals interested in adding breadth to their sports-based study. Studying a broad range of modules in the core sports science disciplines of physiology, psychology and sociology, along with essential management subjects including marketing, sports development and business enterprise, enables you to pursue your interests in both areas. Your learning will include lectures, seminars, online activities, workshops, practical tasks, laboratory skills, peer-group learning and independent study. Particular attention is paid to developing learning and academic skills required for success in higher education, such as becoming an independent, self-motivated learner. Assessments include exams, essays, projects, presentations and reports. Such diversity will allow you to experience various modes of academic and professional practice, refining your skills for your next steps. An academic tutor will work with you throughout the duration of your programme, supporting your development and academic progress. Features/Benefits

  • Off-site induction and team building trips
  • Opportunity to apply to present research at and attend the annual Student BASES Conference
  • Gain work experience placements through the Loughborough Sport Coaching and Volunteering Academy, including sports science support, and events management
  • Additional qualifications, workshops and courses, including coaching courses, first aid, safeguarding, and ILM Certificate and Level 5 Award in Leadership and Management
  • Full support to develop your own business idea via the Young Enterprise Start-Up Programme
  • Compete for Loughborough University in BUCS competitions
  • Study a course that provides you with the essential skills and experience to enhance your employability or prepare you for further study.
  • Study in a supportive environment, with a range of services at your fingertips to help you reach your full potential.
  • Loughborough College was awarded TEF Gold 2019.
  • Be a full member of Loughborough Students Union- consistently voted No.1 for student experience.

Course details

Modules

Year 1 modules: Sport and Exercise Psychology, Research and Academic Skills, Human Physiology, Introduction to Sports Management, Fitness Training and Testing and Sociology of Sport. Year 2 modules: Employability and Placement, Research Methods, Sports Development Planning & Practice, Marketing and optional modules: Contemporary Issues in Sport OR Psychology of Sport Performance and Sport and Exercise Physiology OR Strength and Conditioning. Year 3 Modules: Research Project, Business Enterprise, Strategic Management and additional optional modules. *Please note that these modules may be subject to change and are run subject to student numbers and staff availability, any changes will be communicated to applicants accordingly.*

Assessment method

Assessments include exams, essays, projects, presentations and reports. Such diversity will allow you to experience various modes of academic and professional practice, refining your skills for your next steps.


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeC605
Institution code L77
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 96 points
GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSE (or equivalent) English Language and Maths Grade 4/C or above

We welcome applications from mature students over the age of 21 and may be flexible in our normal offer if you show a commitment to succeed and have the relevant skills and experience of working within the industry.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £7956 Year 1
International £7956 Year 1
England £7956 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7956 Year 1
Scotland £7956 Year 1
Wales £7956 Year 1
Channel Islands £7956 Year 1

Additional fee information

The cost of some activities and kit required for practical sessions are not included in your tuition fee and you will need to meet this cost in addition to your fees. A summary of the costs that you may be expected to pay, and what is included in your fees can be found on our website.
Applied Sports Science with Management at Loughborough College - UCAS