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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

    03-OCT-22

  • 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

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A level : AAB - A*AC

AAB – A*ACAAB or A*BB or A*AC in three A levels.We will not require a pass in any separate science practical endorsement for a science A level if you apply for entry in 2022 (or deferred entry in 2023).A level Alternative offer-ABBMost of our students will join us with three A levels, but you may have study beyond this (such as a project qualification or additional study in maths) which demonstrates your individual talents that will help you with your degree. We recognise these studies through our alternative offers.ABB

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University information

University of Bath

  • University League Table

    10th

  • 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

    2nd out of 85 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    158 72%

    8th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84.0 84%

    2nd

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.22 84%

    29th

    11

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