This course will provide you with the chance to study across two departments to develop an understanding in human development, educational and sport issues. This course’s modules are flexible and allow you to tailor them to your interests and is ideal for those who want to study diverse subject areas.
This course places a strong emphasis on the application of theories and concepts to practical issues such as the barriers to sport participation and the teaching of sports coaching. The course covers issues and methods of enquiry in present-day psychology and its applications to areas such as work, education, physical and mental health and crime.
The programme provides useful experience for those intending to work in a range of career areas from mentoring to sport coaching. The course will also provide you with the skills to go on to further study and conduct in-depth research within these subjects.
The modular curriculum allows study of key disciplines in Sport Studies and Psychology. As well as gaining a valuable degree, students will also have the opportunity to attain various professional qualifications and work experience outside of the taught degree programme through work and volunteering placements. After graduating, you will be equipped with transferable critical and analytical skills which will greatly enhance your employability.
Alongside developing your understanding and evaluation of sport in its many forms you will learn new ways of understanding how and why people think and act as they do. The course provides a progressive programme of study; the programme ensures you maintain flexibility and choice throughout your three years of study.
Full time students take a set amount of modules for each stage for three years. Some modules are mandatory whilst others are selected from a wide range of options. In stage one important core ideas, evidence and methods are introduced. This basic knowledge is built upon in stages two and three to foster a cutting-edge understanding of topics.
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