Study a sport degree that brings together the science of human movement with theories around the social impact of sport in education.
Why study with us
- Our Sports Science courses are ranked 13th in the UK in the Guardian League Table 2021.
- This sport degree comes with membership of the Association for Physical Education (AfPE).
- You'll build your experience by gaining key industry-specific placements.
What you'll do
- Learn from experts in the field. You'll be taught by staff with extensive teaching and research backgrounds in sport & physical education.
- Gain practical skills that will help you excel in a future career in physical education. You'll have opportunities to work with local schools, organisations and international partners. This sport and physical education degree will boost your leadership, teaching and employability skills.
- You can take on a 48-week sandwich placement in industry. You'll also have the opportunity for study exchanges in Europe and North America.
This course is taught face-to-face at one of our UK campuses.
Please note the delivery information for this course is accurate for the academic year 2023/24. The information displayed in this section may not yet accurately reflect how the course will be delivered in 2024/25 but this information will be updated by December 2023.
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.
Dan teaches across the physical education and human movement strands of the physical education and sport degree programme. In recognition of their contributions to teaching, Dan is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Dan also supervises dissertation projects relating to phy…
Jess is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Health, Social Work and Sport. She teaches the sociology of sport and physical education, with a particular interest in equity and equality issues experienced by disabled people and women. Her research expertise lies specifically in visu…
Future careers in sport and physical education
The Sport and Physical Education BA (Hons) course is an ideal starting point for a wide range of careers. Studying this degree could lead to a career in teaching, personal training, public services and health management.
Fees and funding
Scholarships and bursaries
We have a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.
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Care Leaver Bursary
Our Care Leaver Bursary is for students who need extra support because they have been in care or are estranged from their parents.Find out more about Care Leaver Bursary
Estranged student support
Estranged Student Support Bursary is for students who need extra support because they are estranged from their parents.Find out more about Estranged student support
Students with financially dependent children may be eligible for our Dependants Bursary as part of our financial support package.Find out more about Dependants Bursary
Contextualised Admissions Bursary
We recognise that the last two years have been very challenging for young people and learning has been impacted. To help support students eligible for a contextualised offer we are offering a bursary of £250 in their first year of study.Find out more about Contextualised Admissions Bursary
This course is based in the School of Health, Social Work and Sport
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