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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Please note this course is only available for direct entry into years 2 and 3. For year 1 entry please see BA (Hons) Sport Development and Coaching.**Our BA (Hons) Sport Development degree is one of our broadest ranging sports degrees. Through the degree you can tailor your experience towards your career aspirations and keep your options open. You will investigate how sport can be used to develop communities, inspire young people and fulfil the potential of all individuals, from grassroots to elite athletes. You’ll be exposed to industry professionals through projects, work placements and inspiring study trips.**Why this course at Marjon?**• Huge breadth of expertise across the teaching team enabling in-depth focus across broad themes including community sport; talent development; coaching; elite sport; managing sport; marketing; event management; policy; school sport; inclusive sport and using the power of sport for social good.• Variety of teaching methods including guest speakers, practical projects, work placements and inspiring study trips.• Additional qualifications embedded to enhance your CV.• Well connected through local sports organisations and national networks such as the UK Sport Development Network (UKSDN) and the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA).• Widely renowned for producing excellent sport development officers with superb links with the sector.• We work closely with Active Devon, Devon FA, Plymouth Raiders and Plymouth Argyle Community Trust and Street Games.**What might I become?**Graduates go on to work in varied sporting environments; using sport as a power for good in schools and communities.**Find out more at Open Day**Open Day is your opportunity to find out more about studying Sport Development at Marjon. You’ll meet lecturers and look around our world class Sport & Health Centre. Our student life talks will help you prepare to go to university, covering topics such as careers, funding, sport and our award winning on-campus student support service. You can also take a tour of the campus with a current student and find out about the student-led clubs and societies.Book on to an Open Day at:**Why study at Marjon?**• Awarded SILVER Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).• High quality teaching Ranked No 1 in England for teaching quality in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.• Joint 12th in UK for Student Satisfaction as ranked by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.• Top 10 in the UK for student experience as ranked by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019*.• 5th in UK for Courses and Lecturers in the Whatuni Student Choice Awards (WUSCA) 2019.*Rankings published 23 September 2018. Oxford and Cambridge excluded due to low response rates. Based on National Student Survey 2018

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 11,000per year

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

University information

Plymouth Marjon University

  • University League Table


  • Campus address

    Plymouth Marjon University, Derriford Road, Plymouth, Plymouth, PL6 8BH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    69th out of 85 11

  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    120 55%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.37 87%



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