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BA (Hons) Sport Studies

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Codes:

College C58

UCAS C640

Course Length:

3 years Full Time

Entry Requirements and Fees

2019 UK fee: £9,250

201/20 International fee: £13,000

Typical Offer (individual offers may vary):

A levels (or combination with AS / EPQ / BTEC / Cambridge Technical): 104 to 120 UCAS Tariff points to include at least one grade C (other than General Studies) at A level.

BTEC / Cambridge Technical: DMM - MMM

GCSEs: English language and mathematics at grade C/4 or better.

International Baccalaureate: 28 points

IELTS 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5

Access to HE Diploma: Pass with at least 15 credits worth of units at Merit

Enhanced DBS check required.

Student view

Lauren Whitehouse
Sport Studies
I chose to come to Chichester because I liked the look of the facilities and the campus. I came to an Open Day and I really liked the sound of the course.

Course content



This programme of study examines the development and cultural significance of sport in modern societies.It aims to provide a coherent, academically rigorous and vocationally relevant education which will enable you to be a critical and reflective member of the sport industry.

It is designed for those who have achieved a threshold level of qualification for entry into Higher Education. Appropriate qualifications may be drawn from a wide variety of awarding bodies but applicants should have a keen interest in the organisation, administration and structure of sport and how sport can relate to the self-identities of individuals.

Successful completion of the programme will equip applicants with the necessary knowledge and skills that will facilitate entry into a wide range of careers, for example, sport development, sport policy-making and sport management.



 

Our facilities

Campus Location: Chichester 

We offer you some of the best sporting facilities available to study for a degree. All of our facilities are designed for academic teaching, research, British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) competitions and for your social/recreational use throughout the week and weekends.

The world-class Tudor Hale Centre for Sport is the focus of sporting activities both academic and recreational at the University. It incorporates a suite of state of the art sport science laboratories, a sports injury clinic, a strength and conditioning room and a fitness centre. In addition there is a sports hall. Located beside the Tudor Hale Centre for Sport you will find our Sports Dome, lano sand dressed astro turf and a grass rugby pitch.

Facilities:

Sports Dome

Four tennis courts which can be used for a variety of sports.

Blue flooring and blue curtains separating courts with student throwing javelins
 

Sports hall

Used for basketball, netball, trampolining, badminton, volleyball, cricket, soccer, table tennis, hockey and ultimate frisbee.

Fitness suite

Various membership levels available. Weights, resistance and cardio machines.

Weights, resistance and cardio machines

Indoor and outdoor climbing walls and climbing boulder

Available for any student to use after an induction and when Tudor Hale Centre for Sport is open.

Images showing external and internal climbing wall and external boulder

Grass football and rugby pitches

Students playing football and girl passing rugby ball

Floodlit lano sand-dressed astro turf (to be completed by September 2019)

Image below is for illustrative purposes only for colours. (not actual astro at Chichetster)  Line markings and surrounding layout will be different.

Blue and green astro - image of different institution to see style

110m synthetic athletics track
Strength and conditioning room
Two multi-purpose gymnasiums
Outdoor netball and tennis court

Two seminar rooms
Cricket nets 

Sport Science Laboratories:

Four dedicated psychology labs including a Virtual Reality Reader, Brain Imaging Unit and Observation Suite.

Student using software to track activity of body for sport psychology

Two dedicated biomechanics labs

Student running with rugby ball with sensor on past tracking posts

Five dedicated physiology labs

Used for testing on treadmills, bikes and various other pieces of equipment.

Physiology labs showing equipment used

An environmental chamber

Used to simulate heat, altitude, etc.

Envinronmental chamber in physiology lab

A sports injury clinic and adjoining rehabilitation space

Sports Therapy students use these spaces for practical sessions and run a clinic. It is open for students, staff and external visitors who require treatment also either from Sports Therapy students or staff.

Sports therapy clinic with beds and rehab room

Where this can take you

We understand the importance of ensuring that you have the knowledge, skills and experience to compete successfully in today’s challenging jobs market. Our students have gone on to work in a variety of industries including:

  • Sport development
  • Sport administration in national and local government and governing bodies
  • Sport media
  • Sport management
  • Further study to postgraduate degree or postgraduate teacher training

Postgraduate level study:

Alumni receive a 15% discount on postgraduate courses at Chichester​

  • MA Sport Pedagogy and Physical Education
  • MSc Applied Sport and Exercise Nutrition
  • MSc Physical Activity and Public Health
  • MSc Physiotherapy (pre-registration)*
  • MSc Sports Coaching Science
  • MSc Sport and Exercise Biomechanics
  • MSc Sport and Exercise Physiology
  • MSc Sport and Exercise Psychology (BPS route)
  • MSc Sports Performance Analysis
  • MSc Strength and Conditioning
  • Postgraduate Research (PhD)                  

*Subject to approval

Work placements

Through our work placements you will develop skills which allow you to apply theory and knowledge in an operational sport or health setting. Placements opportunities are available on most programmes within the Chichester Institute of Sport which provide you with a strong vocational focus.

Chichester Institute of Sport has a dedicated placement coordinator.

Students are ultimately responsible for finding their own placement, however the placement coordinator is available to assist students and has a network of contacts in local clubs and schools.

Our students are from all over the UK, with the majority from the South and South East of England, with a few students from overseas. Many students find work placements in their home towns, as well as local opportunities in Sussex.

Placements are integral to your development as a student and are integrated within University-based work.

You will need to ensure you have all the necessary documentation in place before you start your placement. Some courses will insist that you complete a DBS check on entry to the course and others will require you to complete a check once you have started. Please check that you have completed all necessary documentation before commencing your placement.

To contact the Placement Coordinator please email Clare Deacon – c.deacon@chi.ac.uk or tel: 01243 793542

Indicative modules

Year One

  • Analysing Sport
  • Introduction to Sport Business and Management
  • Health and Physical Activity in Contemporary Society
  • Introduction to Sport and Society
  • Principles and Practice of Sport
  • Understanding Mega Sport Events 

Year Two

  • Researching Sport
  • Social-Histories of Sport
  • Sport Policy and Commercialisation 
  • Coaching Physical Performance
  • Coaching Psychology
  • Work Placement
  • Coaching Placement
  • Sport and the Media
  • Critical Insight into Contemporary Sport
  • Children and Youth Sport
  • Sport Marketing
  • Health Promotion and Exercise 

Year Three

  • Dissertation 
  • Extended Dissertation 
  • Sport Development: International Contexts
  • Consuming Fitness and Lifestyle 
  • Sport Subcultures
  • Strategic Planning for Sport
  • Coaching Alternative Sport
  • Community Engagement in Sport
  • Coaching at the Interface of Sport Development
  • Sport Finance
  • Professional Practice in Fitness and Lifestyle 
  • Social-Histories of Football 
  • Advanced Coaching Psychology 
  • Developing Effective Coaching
  • Analysis of Systems and Performance in Football 
  • Managing People in Sport Business 

International English Studies

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Teaching and assessment

We pride ourselves on the quality of the teaching given to our students. Innovation, enthusiasm and expertise combine to deliver the excellent standards that give our institution its high reputation in this field.

We are committed to learning and teaching. Our team of principal lecturers ensure the techniques and technology used at Chichester position us as a leading authority in this critical part of your education.

When you come to Chichester, you will join a community of students and lecturers working in partnership to ensure that your learning experience reflects best practice and embraces the opportunities presented by new, interactive technologies.

Independent Learning

Central learning facilities are available to complement and support the learning activities you will experience in your taught modules, and will help to foster your confidence in learning independently and managing and presenting information – skills that will be of lasting benefit beyond your time at the University.

How you will be assessed

You will be assessed by a variety of methods, including essays, examinations, exhibitions, performance/practical work, project work, presentations and seminar discussions.

Our course will include a mix, so that you will be assessed on different types of work. Modules are assessed at every stage of the course, offering cumulative assessment of your progress.

You can monitor your own progress, allowing you the opportunity to discuss any issues with your lecturers throughout the course. Special arrangements can be made for students with an identified need.

Additional Costs

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