1. Sport and Exercise Science

    • Award BSc (Hons)
    • Qualification Undergraduate
    • UCAS Code C600/C603

    The Sport and Exercise Science degree at the University of Northampton focuses on the scientific principles that underpin sport and exercise. Our programme of study is practical based, stimulating, well-structured and research-informed covering a range of topic areas including biomechanics, physiology and psychology. 

  2. Sport Development and Physical Education

    • Award BA (Hons)
    • Qualification Undergraduate
    • UCAS Code year BA Sport Development and Physical Education (UCAS code C602) 4 year (with Foundation Year) BA Sport Development and Physical Education (UCAS code C604)​

    The single honours degree in Sport Development and Physical Education explores the ways that sport, physical education and physical activity is delivered and organised across schools, local communities and at a national level. Students are encouraged to think critically about current and historical practice in sport development and Physical Education. The course provides a mixture of classroom based sessions (to introduce theories and concepts) and practical activities that enable students to develop their own coaching/teaching delivery styles to children and adults. Graduates should be excellently placed to pursue a career in sport development, sport coaching, move into further study to become teachers, or apply the transferable skills nurtured by the programme to a range of other graduate careers.

  3. Sport Studies and Management (Joint Honours)

    • Award BA/BSc (Hons)
    • Qualification Undergraduate
    • UCAS Code C6N2

    This vocationally orientated joint honours programme allows you study across two University departments to gain an understanding of sport and managerial issues. Joint Honours are flexible and you can tailor modules around your interests. It is ideal for those who want to study diverse subject areas in an integrated way. The core subjects provide a solid education in the essential areas of Sport Studies and Management, while there is a strong emphasis placed on the application of theories and concepts to practical issues such as increasing sport participation, managing facilities, generating income and marketing.

  4. Sport Studies and Multimedia Journalism Joint Honours

    • Award BA (Hons)
    • Qualification Undergraduate
    • UCAS Code C6P5

    This course allows you to study across two University departments to combine an understanding of sport in its many forms while gaining expert multimedia training in radio, TV, newspaper, magazine, and online journalism. Joint Honours programmes are flexible and you can tailor modules around your interests. It is ideal for those who want to study diverse subject areas.

  5. Sports Studies (Joint Honours)

    • Award BA/BSc (Hons)
    • Qualification Undergraduate

    This is an opportunity to combine a passion for sport with another subject as part of our joint honours programme. Popular combinations in recent years have included Sport Studies with Education, Business, Management, Psychology, Health Studies and Sociology. The Sport Studies programme aims to help you understand and evaluate sport using a variety of social science disciplines. A strong emphasis is placed on the application of theory to practical issues in sport such as barriers to sport participation, managing sport events, and sport coaching. A focus on these key subject areas enables you to prepare for a career in sport, including PE teachers, sport coaches and sport development officers.

  6. Sports Studies and Business (Joint Honours)

    • Award BA/BSc (Hons)
    • Qualification Undergraduate
    • UCAS Code C6N1

    This joint honours programme provides you with an integrated way of studying across two University departments in a comprehensive and interesting manner.The core subjects provide a solid education in the essential areas of Business and Sport Studies, while there is a strong emphasis placed on the application of theories and concepts to practical issues such as increasing sport participation, managing facilities, generating income and marketing. Joint Honours courses are flexible so that after your first year you can tailor your choice of modules around your interests; they are ideal for those who want to study diverse subject areas. An optional placement year in industry/commerce can be taken in year three on this programme. 

  7. Sports Studies and Education Studies (Joint Honours)

    • Award BA/BSc (Hons)
    • Qualification Undergraduate
    • UCAS Code C6X3

    This joint honours course provides an integrated programme across two university departments that allows students to combine study of sport from a social science perspective alongside gaining an insight into how people learn and how education systems work. A strong emphasis is placed on the application of theories and concepts to everyday issues such as increasing participation in community and youth sport, and approaches to teaching and learning. This is relevant for those seeking to either go on to qualify as teachers with a sports specialism, work in other educational contexts, or explore careers in coaching or community sport development.

  8. Sports Studies and Psychology (Joint Honours)

    • Award BA/BSc (Hons)
    • Qualification Undergraduate
    • UCAS Code C6C8

    This joint honours programme provides you with the chance to study across two University departments to gain an understanding in human development, educational and sport issues. Joint Honours programmes are flexible and allow you to tailor the modules around your interests. They are ideal for those who want to study diverse subject areas.