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Sociology and Ethics of Sport - MA/PgD/PgC

Cardiff Metropolitan University

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Cyncoed Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course Overview

The socio-cultural study of sport has become ever more significant. Drawing upon two major areas of study within the socio-cultural study of sport, the Master's degree in Sociology and Ethics in Sport focuses upon the sociology and ethics (philosophy) of sport, distinguishing this from other socio-cultural related sport programmes. The course content is informed by current and innovative research and has been praised for its scope and flexibility in assessment that allows students to pursue and develop individual interests. In most cases students' crafting of these ideas are applied to future career aspirations.

Assessment

The main methods of assessment are varied 5000 word (or equivalent) coursework assignments and presentations. Students can exit at Postgraduate Certificate and Postgraduate Diploma levels.

Employability & Careers

Awareness and knowledge of social issues by specialists in the field of sport is increasingly in demand where there is an interest in people. Sports sociologists and ethicists are sought after in a range of sport related occupations that include; community sports development programmes, management of sport/leisure facilities in the private sector, sports administration roles and sports media. Further, this programme is ideal for those with aspirations of a research career or continued study at PhD level and fosters a range of transferable skills.

Application deadline

1/8/2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Cardiff Metropolitan University

  • University League Table

    63rd

  • Campus address

    Cardiff Metropolitan University, Student Recruitment & Admissions, Western Avenue, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF5 2YB, Wales

1,200 international students attend Cardiff Met, coming from more than 143 countries.
Dedicated support via the Global Student Advisory Service. Offering all the advice and support that students might need when living and studying in the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    24th out of 85 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    137 62%

    28th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    24th

    24
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    58th

    7

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