Sports Studies

Bachelor degree
48 months
Application deadlines: April 30
Processing time: 30 days
Application fee: £90
Full-time
Intakes: September
International tuition: £13,100
Domestic tuition: £1,820

Program overview

You’ll be introduced to the core Sports Studies modules in Year 1, covering aspects of sport in society; patterns of participation in sport and physical activity; the foundations of sport and exercise science; and sports business, finance and management. Year 2 explores issues and concepts in sport, reflecting on the historical development, the foundations of physical activity and the psychology of sport – again with the option to study further subjects. In addition to two core modules in Years 3 and 4 (Research Methods in Sports Studies and Readings in Sports Studies), you can specialise by choosing seven modules from: Sport Governance Sport, Culture and Nationhood PE, School Sport and Youth Culture Sports Medicine, Health and Wellbeing Sports Policy Sport, Gender, Ethnicity and Identity Psychology of Exercise, Physical Activity and Health Managing the Business of Sport Sports Coaching and Leadership Development of Excellence in Sport Doping in Sport: Scandals and Policy Responses. A work experience module is also available in Years 3 and 4. You can then complete your Honours year by undertaking an independent research project on a sport topic of your choice.Job opportunities include working as a sports coach; teacher; consultant; or a manager or administrator for employers such as a local authority, commercial and voluntary sport organisation or governing bodies of sport.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus

Requirements

Exams:

  • IELTS
  • PTE
  • TOEFL iBT
School leavers are required to complete a Foundation Year for entry to the University. SQA Advanced Highers: AABB or equivalents. English Language Requirements: IELTS 6.0 with 5.5 in each skill Cambridge C1 Advanced (CAE) 169 overall with a minimum of 162 in each sub-skill Cambridge C2 Proficiency (CPE) 180 overall with a minimum of 162 in each sub-skill Pearson Test of English 54 overall with a minimum of 51 in each component IBT TOEFL 80 with no subtest less than 17 Trinity ISE II Pass overall and Pass in each sub-skill, ISE III Pass overall and in all sub-skills, ISE IV Pass overall and in all sub-skills

Career opportunities

Job opportunities include working as a sports coach; teacher; consultant; or a manager or administrator for employers such as a local authority, commercial and voluntary sport organisation or governing bodies of sport. Careers in the sport sector account for around three percent of all jobs in Scotland, according to a recent study by Cambridge Econometrics. A number of exciting opportunities for well-qualified students have arisen from the legacy of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games and the Ryder Cup.

Campus location

Stirling , United Kingdom

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