**Please note that Combined Honours degrees at Liverpool Hope University are split 50/50. This means both subjects will be studied equally.** **Special Educational Needs** Studying Special Educational Needs at Liverpool Hope University will enable you to **understand a range of different learning needs** and will provide you with the knowledge and confidence to educate others about the nature of disability. The degree incorporates insights from education, as well as drawing on work in the arts, humanities and health care, to ensure you gain a broad and balanced understanding of the principal features of education in a wide range of contexts. A central aspect of the course is an understanding of medical and social constructions of Special Educational Needs and Disability, the legal requirements regarding provision for SEN/ Disability and a critical understanding of past and contemporary practices. By completing this degree, you will have gained a **knowledge and understanding of the global perspectives on special education** and disability and issues relating to children and families, as well as having the ability to critically engage with professional expertise. Special Educational Needs (SEN) at Liverpool Hope University is an interdisciplinary subject underpinned by the work of the **Centre for Culture and Disability Studies** (CCDS). You will become a professional who is knowledgeable and skilled in this field. You will enter your professional life recognising the importance of compassion and understanding of your work with, and on behalf of, those who are disabled and/or identified as having a special educational need. **Sport & Physical Education** Our Sport and Physical Education degree helps you **gain in-depth knowledge** about the effect of sport, physical education and activity on individuals and society as a whole. The degree will allow you to explore the impact of sport at the individual, team, organisational and wider community level, from grass roots through to the elite. Studying Sport and Physical Education at Liverpool Hope University gives you a **skills-based theoretical, practical and applied experience** which is underpinned by a foundation in subject knowledge and research skills. You will have the opportunity to explore in detail a wide variety of principles and practices in different sports. The **degree focuses on core disciplines** in the field. These include applied and theoretical approaches to sport psychology, performance and technique, sport analysis, sport development, sociology and history, and coaching science and development. Within all disciplines you will approach the effect of sport, physical education and activity on individuals and society as a whole, emphasising the ethical issues relating to competition, participation and also the issues relating to health and wellbeing. You will be taught by a team of **lecturers who are all experts in their field and widely published**. You also have full access to the multi-million pound, state-of- the-art Health Science Building and Sports Complex, incorporating a running track, dedicated research space and new teaching laboratories.