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Geography and Sport Science (with placement year) BSc (Hons)

Loughborough University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    03-OCT-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

BSc Geography and Sport Science is a joint honours degree which aims to develop your understanding of how physical and social processes affect our rapidly changing planet, as well as enhance your knowledge of sport science.You will spend equal amounts of time studying each subject in each year and there is the opportunity to explore the relationship between geography and sport science in an optional final year dissertation.GeographyIn the first year of our BSc (Hons) Geography and Sport Science degree, the geography modules span human and physical geography, ensuring you have a firm understanding of how social and physical processes vary within the context of places and regions. In second and final year of this course you can specialise in either human or physical geography, or you can choose to maintain the equal balance between the two.In Geography and Environment, our academic staff are driving forward intellectual agendas in physical and human geography, as well as helping to shape national and international policy. This expertise ensures that the knowledge you are getting throughout your course is at the cutting-edge of scientific research and focused on some of the most important issues in society today.Sports ScienceFrom this course, you will also develop a theoretical, critical and practical understanding of sport science with the help of the UK’s leading School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences. The sport science modules focus on developing your knowledge of physiology, physical activity and health, psychology, sociology and pedagogy. The knowledge gained in the sport science section of our Geography and Sport Science degree will support a variety of careers in sport, health and/or education.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 24,650per year

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Loughborough University

  • University League Table

    7th

  • Campus address

    Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3TU, England

Loughborough University's two campuses are located in different parts of the UK, near to airports, making it easier to explore more of Europe.
Loughborough's research community is made up of over 1,160 research students spanning 90 nationalities and over 860 members of staff supporting them.
Home to over 20,000 students and staff from more than 145 different countries. 1,070+ students are based at the London campus, over 80% are international.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    18th out of 71 5

    4th out of 85 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    142 71%

    19th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76.0 76%

    20th

    13
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.28 86%

    11th

    6
  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    151 68%

    13th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84.0 84%

    2nd

    2
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.21 84%

    33rd

    8

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