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Politics and Sport and Exercise Science (With Foundation Year) BA (Hons)

Liverpool Hope University

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UCAS CODE: POL4

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Hope Park

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This is a four year degree taught at our Hope Park campus. The Foundation Year aims to develop your skills so that after a year, you will be equipped with the necessary skills needed for studying the full BA Hons degree programme.**Politics**Politics affects all of us. It is central to human life and human affairs. It is fundamental to how we organise and govern ourselves and to how we resolve conflicts. The decisions we make as political communities, who makes them and how, have consequences for how we live, from questions of war and peace, the distribution of wealth, our rights, freedoms, responsibilities, our access to education, transport and health care.In this rapidly changing world, new challenges are constantly arising – from climate change to new technologies, from identity politics to Brexit and the Covid-19 pandemic – and the study of politics needs to respond. At Liverpool Hope, therefore, we seek to engage with politics and political issues in the real world as they evolve and change over time. In doing so, we actively encourage debate and discussion amongst our students, encouraging a stronger awareness and appreciation of different points of view.On this programme of study, you will explore key ideas, institutions and politics in an international, national and local context. You will be taught by staff who are experts in their field, who will teach you to engage with political research and develop the capacity to be an independent, critically-minded scholar. The course also aims to equip you with transferable skills to take into the world of work.**Sport and Exercise Science** Our degree is founded on the core disciplines of sport and exercise science, namely psychology, physiology and biomechanics, and considers in detail three core questions from a multidisciplinary perspective. How does the human body respond to the different types of exercise, howcan we maximise the effects of training on sport and exercise performance, and how can physical activity reduce and prevent disease? Study with us and you will have full access to the multi-million pound, state-of-the- art Health Science Building and Sports Complex, incorporating dedicated research space and new teaching laboratories. This facility houses ultra-modern equipment where you will learn to conduct complete physiological, psychological and biomechanical profiles of human sports performance using breath-by-breath expired gas analysis, blood analysis, vascular and cardiac screening, body composition analysis, eye-tracking, electromyography and motion capture to name but a few.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 11,400per year

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 72

UCAS Tariff points must come from a minimum of two A Levels (or equivalent). Additional points can be made up from a range of alternative qualifications

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University information

Liverpool Hope University

  • University League Table

    76th

  • Campus address

    Liverpool Hope University, Hope Park, Liverpool, Liverpool, L16 9JD, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    70th out of 86 12

    64th out of 85 28

  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    110 53%

    50th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.83 77%

    66th

    17
  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    121 55%

    50th

    15
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60.0 60%

    61st

    46
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.19 84%

    36th

    32

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