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BSc (Hons) 3 years full-time 2017
Ucas points guide

112

% applicants receiving offers

70%

Subjects
  • Sport & exercise science
Student score
81% MED
% employed or in further study
98% MED
Average graduate salary
£17.5k MED
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level
Not Available

Any Subject at grade B and Any Subject at grade B.

Scottish Highers
Not Available

BTEC Diploma
Not Available

BTEC Level 3 Diploma
D*D*

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
MDD

At least 12 unit distinctions required

International Baccalaureate
25

13 points from Higher level subjects

UCAS tariff points
112

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 112 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.

The real story about entry requirements

% applicants receiving offers

70%

Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.

What does the numbers of applicants receiving course offers tell me?

Tuition fee & financial support

£9,000

Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.

If you live in:

  • Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
  • Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
  • Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Will this course suit you?

Sources: UCAS & KIS

Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses

Course description

The BSc (Hons) Sport Development degree provides a strong foundation to pursue such a career and is highly regarded by the student body.? The course focuses on developing your intellectual knowledge and understanding of sport development within a local, national and international context, with a focus on school, community and elite sport.

Modules

Year 1: Core modules: research process; personal development planning; sport in society; sport development; understanding sport management; sports principles and techniques; optional modules: introduction to coaching science; introduction to physical activity, health and special populations; introduction to sport and exercise physiology; sport biomechanics and functional anatomy; psychology of sport and exercise science. Year 2: Core modules: research process; professional development profiling; sports marketing; sports development and the changing environment; collaboration for sport development; operations management of sport; optional modules: coaching science; physical activity, health and special populations; socio-cultural issues in sport; ethics in sport; developing a business; student volunteering; games; body management; outdoor activities. Year 3: Core modules: independent project; strategic management for sport; applied sport development; optional modules: advanced coaching science; work experience; marketing and event management; developing communities through sport; advanced physical activity, health and special populations; sociology of sport; sport and culture; ethical issues in sport; analysis and application.

Cardiff Metropolitan University

Front of the university

Cardiff Met is situated in an exciting and modern city. It is a leading new university in Wales that offers a range of courses designed with your career in mind. It is always investing to provide its students with the best experience possible and students here feel it's a global university that goes the extra mile. Cardiff is ranked as one of the best value cities to study in within the UK.

How you'll spend your time

  • Lectures / seminars
  • Independent study
  • Placement
28%
72%

Year 1

19%
74%
7%

Year 2

16%
77%
7%

Year 3

How you'll be assessed

  • Written exams
  • Coursework
  • Practical exams
12%
52%
36%

Year 1

20%
55%
25%

Year 2

8%
75%
17%

Year 3

What do the numbers say for

Where there isn’t enough reliable data about this specific course, we’ve shown aggregated data for all courses at this university within the same subject area

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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction 86%
Student score 81% MED
Able to access IT resources

95%

Staff made the subject interesting

80%

Library resources are satisfactory

94%

Feedback on work has been helpful

71%

Feedback on work has been prompt

61%

Staff are good at explaining things

88%

Received sufficient advice and support

81%

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Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK
3% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
33% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
8% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
360 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
72% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
11% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study 98% MED
Average graduate salary £17.5k MED
Graduates who are childcare and related personal services

9%

Graduates who are sales, marketing and related associate professionals

4%

Graduates who are sports and fitness occupations

12%

Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
One of the fastest growing subjects in the country, the number of sports science graduates has gone from under 3,000 in 2003 to nearly 9,500 in 2012. However, the good news is the country's appetite for good health and fitness means that sports science grads are less likely than average to be out of work. Sports science graduates, not surprisingly, tend to get jobs in sport and fitness, coaching and teaching especially, but they're found all over the economy. Management is also a popular option for graduates from this subject – after all, this is a degree for people who want to motivate others!
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