Bangor University

Sport, Health and Physical Education BSc (Hons)

Bangor University
In Bangor

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Typology Bachelor's degree
Location Bangor (Wales)
Duration 3 Years
Start September
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Bangor (Wales)
  • Duration:
    3 Years
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This course is the School of Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences' classic degree allowing you to study the three areas of sports science, health and physical education. It is good preparation for careers in teaching physical education (after following a Postgraduate Certificate in Education), the fitness industry, or for a career in research in a variety of sport and health related areas.

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Bangor (Gwynedd)
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LL57 2DG


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To take into account

· What are the objectives of this course?

The course aims to enable understudies to: Be able to address, formulate, and answer basic research questions including relevant hypotheses Understand and be able to analyse data using descriptive statistics (e.g., mean and standard deviation) Understand and be able to conduct statistical analyses for dealing with parametric and non parametric data (e.g., t tests, chi squares, simple regression, ANOVA) Be able to explain the relevance of the assumptions that underpin the above statistical procedures Be able to use SPSS for windows to conduct the above analyses and explain the statistical outputs produced by SPSS.

· Who is it intended for?

This course is ideal preparation for careers in fitness/leisure management, sports administration, coaching and instruction, sports development, research, sports therapy/physiotherapy, teaching, the armed or emergency services, sports journalism, youth work and management consultancy.

· Requirements

320 280 points on UCAS Tariff, from A/AS levels (with a minimum of 180 points at A2), Scottish Highers, Irish Leaving Certificate or BTEC National Diploma in a relevant subject. All subjects except A Level General Studies considered. Pass at Grade C or above in GCSE English and Mathematics or equivalent.

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What you'll learn on the course

Sport Nutrition
Physical Education
Sport and Exercise Physiology
Perception and Action
Skill Acquisition
Health Physiology
Physical Literacy
Preparing to Teach
Teaching Gym and Athletics
Physiological Assessment Skills
Biochemistry of Exercise
Biochemistry of Exercise

Course programme

You study a total of 120 credits in each year. The modular programme offered by the School provides continuity across the years as well as depth. Optional modules allow you to study new areas or develop specialisms that are of particular interest. Over the three years you study modules from: Human Physiology Physical Activity and Health Motor Control and Learning Psychomotor Behaviour Sport and Exercise Physiology Skill Acquisition Teaching Gym and Athletics Pedagogy for PE 1 and 2 Psychology of Sport Performance Exercise Psychology Preparing to Teach Physical Literacy Plus a choice of optional modules from: Sport Nutrition Physiological Assessment Skills Research in Psychological Skills Perception and Action Disability, Sport and Rehabilitation Health Physiology Biochemistry of Exercise Issues in Sport, Exercise and Outdoor Activities Introduction to Applied Sport Science Applied Sport Psychology

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