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Sport Management and Coaching BSc (Hons)

University of Bath

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    04-OCT-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This degree is designed for those who wish to examine the role of sport, health and physical activity within society.

You will have the opportunity to develop a fundamental understanding of sport management and development, coaching and physical education, and the sociology and psychology of sport, and an advanced understanding of at least one of these areas of study. You will consider the contributions sport makes to society and assess whether and how sport can be improved. You will study against the backdrop of the University’s world-class multi-sport training environment.

Students in the past have gone on to careers in fields such as sport performance, sport marketing, community sport, and teaching, among others. Graduates have also pursued further study in a number of different areas.

Placement

The placement year will give you valuable practical experience; it is an excellent opportunity to develop knowledge of different careers. A placement enables you to leave university with a strong CV, setting you apart from other graduates entering the job market. Placements can involve work in areas such as sport marketing and management, community sport development, teaching, coaching, and performance analysis, among others.

Our Department for Health has established links and partnerships with many organisations. Our students have recently taken placements at:

  • British Olympic Association
  • Disability Sport Wales
  • ESPN
  • Harbour Sport (New Zealand)
  • Let Me Play
  • London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games
  • Millfield School
  • Under Armour
  • Westminster School (Australia)

Careers

Graduates from our courses are in demand by a wide range of employers. This includes public health, exercise medicine and rehabilitation, sports management, sports coaching and development.

Graduates from our sport, exercise and health courses have gone on to work for:

  • BUPA
  • Cambridge Medical Robotics
  • Coaches Voice
  • Hawk-Eye Innovations
  • MoveGB
  • Sports Surgery Clinic
  • Department of Health & Social Care
  • UK premiership Rugby union clubs
  • UK Premier League football clubs

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 23,400per year

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

Entry requirements

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A level : AAB - A*AC

AAB – A*ACAAB or A*BB or A*AC in three A levels.If you are taking a GCE A level in a science subject, you will need to pass any separate science practical endorsement.A level Alternative offer-ABB in three A levels plus one of the following:grade A in an EPQ,grade B in the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate,grade B in a Core Mathematics qualification,grade B in AS level Mathematics or Statistics ( except if you are studying an A level in that subject)If you receive an offer for this course and are

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University information

University of Bath

  • University League Table

    9th

  • Campus address

    University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath, Bath And North East Somerset, BA2 7AY, England

The University of Bath includes students and staff from all over the world. Over 130 nationalities are represented among nearly 4,000 international students.
Extra support is offered to students when they arrive, including collecting them from Heathrow Airport and organising a welcome programme of events.
English language support is available to non-native English speakers, helping them to continue building their language skills while they study.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    3rd out of 84 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    162 81%

    7th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82 82%

    7th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.24 85%

    18th

    15

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