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Sport and Physical Education BSc (Hons)

University of Huddersfield

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UCAS CODE: H023

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Why Sport and Physical Education? There is an increasing emphasis on sport and physical education to meet a range of health agendas, including developing a sporting nation by spotting talented young people who can represent their country at major sporting events. This course promotes sport and physical education for children and young people to encourage lifelong participation and healthier lifestyles. Through studying this course you’ll have the opportunity to examine current theory and practice to gain in-depth knowledge and understanding of the unique barriers and facilitators for this population. This course could prepare you for a highly rewarding career including education, health promotion, and sport development. How will you learn? * You'll learn by studying a combination of theoretical and practical modules, covering topics such as anatomy, physiology, biomechanics, psychology, sociology, and pedagogy.* You’ll explore sport and physical education in a broad context, developing interpersonal qualities that will allow you to apply your knowledge in a variety of sport settings. This will put you in a strong position to apply for teacher training and postgraduate study.* In your second year, you’ll go on a work placement which will provide you with the opportunity to apply your skills in a real-world context.* This course is also endorsed by the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA), the professional development body for the UK’s sport and physical activity sector. This will enable you to gain industry recognised standards and qualifications, including Gym Instructor, Safeguarding and Protecting Children and Working with Children, which are recognised by major employers in the sector aligned to your degree. You’ll also be able to apply for annual student membership of CIMSPA, and graduate membership upon successful completion of your course.Professional links and accreditation: Reflecting our commitment to equipping you with the skills, knowledge and experience needed to effectively transition into roles in the sector, this course is endorsed by the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA), which enables you to gain industry recognised standards and qualifications, including Gym Instructor, Safeguarding and Protecting Children and Working with Children, which are recognised by major employers in the sector aligned to your degree.You can also apply for student membership of CIMSPA. The cost of student membership is just £5 per student (83% saving), which will enable you to access e-learning, guest lectures, digital newsletters and magazines, and work placement, volunteering and job opportunities. On successful completion of the course, you’ll be eligible to apply for CIMSPA graduate membership, at your own expense. Further information is available at CIMPSA - https://courses.hud.ac.uk/2021-22/full-time/undergraduate/www.cimspa.co.uk“On behalf of the Sport and Physical Activity Sector Professional Development Board we congratulate University of Huddersfield in achieving CIMSPA endorsement. We are delighted to see that the employer developed Professional Standards have been included, enabling the development of work ready graduates” Richard Millard. Vice Chair of the Sport and Physical Activity Professional Development Board.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 15,000per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : BBB

(preferred subjects include PE, Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Psychology)

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University information

University of Huddersfield

  • University League Table

    53rd

  • Campus address

    University of Huddersfield, Queensgate, Huddersfield, Kirklees, HD1 3DH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    65th out of 84 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    135 68%

    31st

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72 72%

    30th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.89 78%

    70th

    1

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