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BSc in Sport, Physical Activity and Health (Full Time)

Manchester Metropolitan University

Bachelor Degree , Sports Studies

Course Description

An active lifestyle has significant health benefits, with growing recognition of these benefits fuelling an increasing demand for professionals across the sport and health industry. This innovative programme is designed to fulfil that workforce need.

Focusing on promoting active lifestyles from cradle to grave, our Sport, Physical Activity and Health degree offers a multidisciplinary approach by addressing real-world sport, health and activity challenges. You’ll explore the key theories and concepts in sport, physical activity and health, and also develop the practical, transferable skills needed in the workplace through a curriculum that is fully informed by employer needs.

It also offers the chance to spend a year putting your knowledge to the test and gaining vital experience, by going on a placement in the sports/health sector or taking on short-term placements. By the time you graduate, you should have all the skills you’ll need to kick-start your career in the sport and health industry.

An active lifestyle has significant health benefits, with growing recognition of these benefits fuelling an increasing demand for professionals across the sport and health industry. This innovative programme is designed to fulfil that workforce need. Focusing on promoting active lifestyles from cradle to grave, our Sport, Physical Activity and Health degree offers a multidisciplinary...

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Course Content

Our innovative Sport, Physical Activity and Health degree has been developed in response to current market trends in the UK and focuses on the promotion of an active lifestyle from cradle to grave. With a novel research emphasis and breadth of teaching expertise in the department, the degree offers a multidisciplinary approach to studies, encompassing the social and sport sciences to prepare our graduates for careers in the sport and health sectors.

You will develop competencies in a range of vocationally relevant tasks, which will enhance your ability to understand and critically evaluate key theories and concepts in sport, physical activity and health. The vocational element of the course is at the forefront of the curriculum, and you can opt to undertake a year-long work placement. This will not only help to provide invaluable industry experience, but will also enhance your transferable skills required for a career in the sport and health industry in the 21st century.

Our innovative Sport, Physical Activity and Health degree has been developed in response to current market trends in the UK and focuses on the promotion of an active lifestyle from cradle to grave. With a novel research emphasis and breadth of teaching expertise in the department, the degree offers a multidisciplinary approach to studies, encompassing the social and sport sciences to...

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Entry Requirements

UCAS tariff points/grades required

120

A levels ­– BBB

Pearson BTEC National Extended Diploma – DDM

Equivalent qualifications and combinations will be considered, including Extended Project (EPQ) at grade C or above. Other AS levels (or qualifications equivalent to AS level) are not accepted.

Please contact the University directly if you are unsure whether you meet the minimum entry requirements for the course.

Specific GCSE requirements

5 GCSE’s at grade C/5 or above including:

GCSE grade C/5 in English Language or Level 2 Functional Skills English

and

GCSE grade C/5 in Mathematics or Level 2 Functional Skills Mathematics

and

GCSE grade C/5 in Science or BTEC Level 2 in Applied Science with grade merit

Non Tariffed Qualifications

Pass Access to HE Diploma in a relevant subject with a minimum of 122 UCAS Tariff points

UCAS tariff points/grades required 120 A levels ­– BBB Pearson BTEC National Extended Diploma – DDM Equivalent qualifications and combinations will be considered, including Extended Project (EPQ) at grade C or above. Other AS levels (or qualifications equivalent to AS level) are not...

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