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Physical and Sport Education and Sport Science

UCAS Code: CX63

Physical and Sport Education

Physical and Sport Education ensures that students 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 students with a critical understanding of the physical, social, pedagogical and educational aspects of Physical Education and Sport.

St Mary's aims for students to gain both knowledge and an understanding of applying innovative ideas to their coaching and teaching practice.

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Sport Science

The Sport 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 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.

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