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Sports Studies and Education Studies (Joint Honours)

Key Facts

  • UCAS Code:

    C6X3

  • Level:

    Undergraduate

  • Duration:

    3 years full time
    4-6 years part time

  • Starting:

    September

Get in touch


For questions regarding study and admissions please contact us:

UK/EU Students enquiries

study@northampton.ac.uk
0300 303 2772

International Students enquiries

international@northampton.ac.uk
+44 (0)1604 894503

TEF Gold. Teaching Excellence Framework.

Overview


This Joint Honours provides a unique integrated course across two departments that allows you to combine study of sport from a social science perspective alongside gaining an insight into how people learn and how education systems work.

You will be pushed to do 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 course is relevant for those seeking to either go on to qualify as teachers with a sports specialism, work in other educational contexts, or explore in coaching or community sport development.

Updated 15/10/2020

Highlights


  • Strong links to local industry partners, including Northampton Town FC, Northampton Saints and Northants County Cricket Club.
  • Internship opportunities.

Course Content


  • The broad curriculum includes the social context of sport, sport and leisure management, sport teaching, research in educational settings and other educational contexts and knowledge of the social and political context within which education takes place.

    Undertaking a Joint Honours of Sports Studies and Education Studies allows for a high level of flexibility in deciding your degree and career pathway and is good for students who are still investigating what type of career they might want to follow.

    You are introduced to the core disciplines that underpin the academic analysis of both sport and education and the way in which knowledge, skills and attitudes are passed on and develop in individuals as well as in institutions. The degree draws on a range of social science disciplines including sociology psychology, history and philosophy.

    The structure of the programme means that you can develop your areas of interest by appropriate selection of modules.  You start your first year with an even split of modules between the two subjects and can specialise in either subject as your own knowledge and interests develop in years two and three.

  • UK & EU

    2020/21 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 20/21 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £9,250
    Part Time: £1,450 per 20 credit module

    Additional costs

    Additional costs will be incurred if you decide to participate in optional field trips/visits as part of your course. The exact cost will depend upon the location chosen for the trip.

    For some Sport Study modules, you will need to wear suitable sports kit for practical sessions as part of the course. You can purchase Sport and Exercise kit (polo shirts and hoodies) but these are not compulsory. The exact cost of kit will be provided at the start of the course.

    2019/20 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £9,250
    Part Time: £1,400 per 20 credit module

    International

    2020/21 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 20/21 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £12,900

    Additional costs

    Additional costs will be incurred if you decide to participate in optional field trips/visits as part of your course. The exact cost will depend upon the location chosen for the trip.

    For some Sport Study modules, you will need to wear suitable sports kit for practical sessions as part of the course. You can purchase Sport and Exercise kit (polo shirts and hoodies) but these are not compulsory. The exact cost of kit will be provided at the start of the course.

    International scholarships

    For information on the scholarships available to you as an international student, please see our International scholarships page.

    2019/20 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £12,500

    Additional costs

    Additional costs will be incurred if you decide to participate in optional field trips/visits as part of your course. The exact cost will depend upon the location chosen for the trip.

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