University of Bath

251–300 th
World University Rankings 2018
=41 st
Young University Rankings 2016
Claverton Down, Bath, Somerset, BA2 7AY, United Kingdom

Sport and Social Sciences

Gain a critical appreciation of sport, health and physical activity in contemporary society. Prepare yourself for a variety of careers in the sports industry. This degree is designed for those who wish to understand the relevance of sport, health and physical activity within society. In the course, you’ll reflect on the relationships between the body, sport, health, leisure and society. You will explore how society impacts on the production and consumption of sport, physical activity and the leisure industry in the UK and globally. You will become proficient in conducting research and further your knowledge of the sports industry. The first year will introduce you to key social science theories and research methods. You will build on this during the second year and select from a range of optional units. Your final year will cover advanced topics in sport and the social sciences. You will write a dissertation and refine the topics you wish to specialise in.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (Hons)/BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2019-10-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Bath
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (Hons)/BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2018-10-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Bath