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Loughborough College

Applied Sports Science with Management

UCAS Code: C605

Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Entry requirements


GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE (or equivalent) English Language and Maths Grade 4/C or above

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About this course


Course option

3years

Full-time | 2019

Subject

Sports management

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 Silver 2017.

- Be a full member of Loughborough Students Union- consistently voted No.1 for student experience.

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 this is an illustration of modules for 17/18 entry. 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 methods

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.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£7,956
per year
England
£7,956
per year
EU
£7,956
per year
International
£7,956
per year
Northern Ireland
£7,956
per year
Scotland
£7,956
per year
Wales
£7,956
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Loughborough College

Department:

Sport, Leisure and Tourism

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