Bangor University

Sport Science and German BA (Joint Hons)

Bangor University
In Bangor

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Typology Bachelor's degree
Location Bangor (Wales)
Duration 4 Years
Start September
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Bangor (Wales)
  • Duration:
    4 Years
  • Start:

You study a total of 120 credits in each year. Half the credits are completed within the School of Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences (SHES) and half in the School of Modern Languages.

Following a research based approach to study; the key aspects of the Sport Science part of the course includes the study of how physical and mental performance can be improved to help individuals to achieve their personal potential. Not only will this prepare you for a career as a sports scientist working with squads of elite performers to fine tune their training but it will give you the background needed for a career in sports science research.

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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: 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. Be able to address, formulate, and answer basic research questions including relevant hypotheses

· Who is it intended for?

Studying Modern Languages opens the door to a wide variety of careers. Many Bangor Modern Languages graduates have, of course, gone into teaching and translating, but just as many have embarked upon successful careers in the civil service, business and commerce, industry and the media. The skills you learn whilst studying languages cultural awareness, communication, accuracy, planning and logical analysis are valued highly by employers from all sectors of the economy.

· 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

Human Physiology
Research skills
Sport Science
School of Sport
Health and Exercise Science modules
Project and Dissertation
Psychomotor Behaviour
Sport and Exercise Physiology
Motor Control and Learning
Applied Sport Psychology
Perception and Action
Sport Science and German
Perception and Action

Course programme

What will you study on this course? Over the three years you study compulsory School of Sport, Health and Exercise Science modules. (Please see the list of modules current students are studying for a full list of from both Schools.) You will undertake modules related to Research Skills, Project and Dissertation. Human Physiology Psychomotor Behaviour Sport and Exercise Physiology Plus a choice of optional modules from: Motor Control and Learning Applied Sport Psychology Perception and Action Stress and Performance Group Dynamics Applied Sport Science of Elite Performance Environmental Physiology – Extremes Exercise for Clinical Populations

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