This course was designed with employers from the sports industry via our Professional Advisory Group. It combines academic study with applied and work place learning to equip you with relevant knowledge and skills to ensure you are ready for employment or to further your career. If you want to learn how sport can be used to inspire young people, develop communities and fulfil the potential of all individuals, from grass roots to elite athletes, then sport development is for you. Our Sport Development degrees have a proven track record, and with a pedigree of more than 10 years, our professional and practical component has ensured an excellent employability record for our graduates. The exciting programme considers broad sporting themes in talent development, education, elite sport, international sport, sport coaching, sports policy and inclusive sport. We prepare students with a diverse range of practical work-based skills, applied academic knowledge and research and evaluation skills which culminates in an honours level project. You determine the topic of your honours level research project so this provides a real opportunity to develop expertise in an area that you are passionate about. Students engage with key issues on a practical, vocational and theoretical basis to ensure they have a well-rounded experience of Higher Education.