Hertfordshire International College

BSc (Hons) Sports Studies

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Hertfordshire International College
In Hatfield

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Typology Bachelor's degree
Location Hatfield
Duration 3 Years
Start 17/09/2019
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Hatfield
  • Duration:
    3 Years
  • Start:

This course covers three specific themes: sports coaching, sports development and sports management, which build in breadth and depth as you progress. You’ll study a range of subjects that impact on sports participation and performance, including an introduction to sports science and sociology of sport. During your studies you’ll benefit from some of the best university sports facilities in the UK, and take part in coaching and other work experience opportunities. This work-related experience combined with academic and focus on communication skills will enhance your career prospects.

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17 Sep 2019
University of Hertfordshire (College Lane Campus), Hatfield AL10 9AB, UK, Herefordshire, England
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Starts 17 Sep 2019
University of Hertfordshire (College Lane Campus), Hatfield AL10 9AB, UK, Herefordshire, England
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· What are the objectives of this course?

This course gives you an understanding of sports management, development and coaching, and the areas of sport science, psychology and sociology that impact upon sports performance.Studying a variety of subjects gives you a broad base of knowledge, experience and employment opportunities.Students benefit from some of the best university-based sports and fitness facilities in the UK.Sports coaching and other work experience opportunities are integrated into the programme, significantly enhancing employability of our graduates.You will have some exposure to our sports laboratories on this degree. Our specialist laboratories are: Physiology, Biomechanics and Sports Therapy. Find out more about our facilities. You can also make use of the University’s £15 million Hertfordshire Sports Village at the de Havilland campus

· Who is it intended for?

There are a variety of career opportunities in sports related employment for Sports Studies graduates including sports coaching, sports development, sports management, sports administration, sports media, sports promotion, health promotion, sports business, and sports instruction/teaching/lecturing/research.

· Requirements

96-112 UCAS points

· Qualification

The University of Hertfordshire, Division of Sport, Health and Exercise has recently been assessed for Laboratory Accreditation via the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES). This is a nationally-recognised achievement, whereby the standards of operation, physiological testing and laboratory management are assessed in relation to recognised clinical criteria and quality control. In successfully attaining such accreditation, the physiological testing team and laboratory staff have demonstrated high standards in operation.

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5.0 12/01/2019
What I would highlight: The university, people and tutors all are great. You will find lots of help regarding savings, night out, going elsewhere etc.
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5.0 23/05/2018
What I would highlight: Passionate, kind and helpful lecturers.
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5.0 18/05/2018
What I would highlight: Halls are standard and the university is very social.
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What you'll learn on the course

Sports Studies
Sports Management
Sports Coaching
Sports Media
Sports Development
Sports Business
Sports Studies
Sports administration
Science Supporting Sport
Sports promotion
Sports Business

Course programme

Work Placement

In the third year you have the opportunity to spend a year working in industry. These can be arranged through our careers and placements service. However you do not have to undertake a placement year, there will still be ample opportunities for you to gain work experience within the main programme of study.


Level 4

Core Modules
  • Foundations of Sports Coaching - 30 Credits
  • Introduction to Sports Development - 30 Credits
  • Introduction to Sports Management - 15 Credits
  • Science Supporting Sport - 15 Credits
  • Social Science of Sport - 15 Credits
  • Study Skills and Employability - 15 Credits

Level 5

Core Modules
  • Applied Sports Coaching - 30 Credits
  • Research Skills - 15 Credits
  • Sports Development - 30 Credits
  • Sports Management - 30 Credits
  • Work Experience - 15 Credits
Optional Level 6

Core Modules

  • Sandwich Placement - Sport - 0 Credits
  • Advanced Sports Coaching - 30 Credits
  • Year Abroad - SPS - 0 Credits
  • Advanced Sports Development - 30 Credits
  • Advanced Sports Management - 30 Credits
  • Advanced Work Experience - Sports Studies - 30 Credits
  • Final Year Project - Sports Studies - 30 Credits

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