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Physical Education, Sport and Youth Development and Sport Science

UCAS Code: CX63

Physical Education, Sport and Youth Development

Physical Education, Sport and Youth Development ensures that you are equipped for many different roles within the sports industry. This is done by undertaking work-based opportunities and additional sporting qualifications that will further enable them to stand out in the job market.

The degree explores the practical application of physical education and sports coaching as well as wider contemporary considerations associated with the industry such as philosophy, sociology, performance analysis and sports development. It also focuses on providing you with a critical understanding of the physical, social, pedagogical and educational aspects of Physical Education and Sport.

We aim for you to gain both knowledge and an understanding of applying innovative ideas to their coaching and teaching practice.

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Sport and Exercise Science

The Sport and Exercise Science degree offers you the opportunity to study one of the most popular degree subjects in the country. 

You'll benefit from studying at a university with a long and unique association with sport that also has good access to professional sports clubs. Your Sport and Exercise Science degree takes our long experience in this area and uses it to provide an applied focus, exploring the factors that contribute to enhanced sports performance.

A 2019 report by the Physiological Society found that students get £5.50 back in higher wages for each £1 spent on a Sport and Exercise Science degree. This would give you an extra £667,000 in earnings across your working life, compared to if you finished your education after your A Levels.

There are opportunities to spend a semester studying abroad at one of our partner institutions.

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