University of Bath

Sport and Social Sciences University of Bath Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

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Gain a critical appreciation of sport, health and physical activity in contemporary society. Prepare yourself for a variety of careers in the sports industry.

This degree is designed for those who wish to understand the relevance of sport, health and physical activity within society.

In the course, you’ll reflect on the relationships between the body, sport, health, leisure and society. You will explore how society impacts on the production and consumption of sport, physical activity and the leisure industry in the UK and globally.

You will become proficient in conducting research and further your knowledge of the sports industry.

The first year will introduce you to key social science theories and research methods. You will build on this during the second year and select from a range of optional units.

Your final year will cover advanced topics in sport and the social sciences. You will write a dissertation and refine the topics you wish to specialise in.

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications at this time. Please contact the provider to find out more.

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

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Course code CX63
Institution code B16
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level AAB - A*AC Typical Offer: Obtain AAB or A*BB or A*AC in 3 A levels.
A level General Studies will not be considered. We may be unable to consider an A level in your own language (unless it is English or Welsh).
Alternative A level offer: ABB plus one of the following: grade A in an EPQ, grade B in the Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate or grade M1 in Cambridge Pre-U Global Perspectives.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) D*DD
Access to HE Diploma D: 33 credits
M: 6 credits
Typical Offer: Pass the Access to HE Diploma, with at least 33 credits achieved at Distinction and 6 credits achieved at Merit or above.
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal D3, D3, M1 - D2, D3, M3 Typical offer: Obtain D3, D3, M1 or D2, M1, M1 or D2, D3, M3.
Alternative Cambridge Pre-U Offer: D3, M1, M1 plus one of the following: grade A in an EPQ, grade B in the Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate or grade M1 in Cambridge Pre-U Global Perspectives.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 36 points Typical offer: Obtain 36 points overall and 6, 6, 5 in three Higher Level subjects.
Scottish Advanced Higher AB Typical offer: Obtain AB in Advanced Highers plus AAABB in Scottish Highers.

GCSE Mathematics grade C or 4 plus GCSE English grade C or 4.
For further qualifications information and English Language equivalents, please see:

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

Tuition Fees for 2018/19 entry are to be announced and are liable to increase annually. UK, EU and Islands fees are regulated by the UK government and are subject to parliamentary approval. For all other fees, you should budget for an increase of up to 5% for every further year of study. For information on 2017 fees visit our web pages:

Provider information

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University of Bath
Claverton Down

Course contact details

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Undergraduate Admissions Office

01225 383019