Entry requirements

Applicants should normally have one of the following: An honours degree (2.1 or above ) in a sport or leisure related area appropriate to the pathway ​Candidates with exceptional and extensive work experience in education, coaching, leisure management or recreation will also be considered for entry to the pathway. ​ An honours degree (2.1 or above) in an alternative discipline area that is acceptable to the programme leader.

Months of entry


Course content

The socio-cultural study of sport has become ever more significant. Drawing upon two major areas of study within the socio-cultural study of sport, this degree focuses upon the sociology and ethics (philosophy) of sport, distinguishing this from other socio-cultural related sport programmes. The course content is informed by current and innovative research and has been praised for its scope and flexibility in assessment that allows students to pursue and develop individual interests. In most cases students' crafting of these ideas are applied to future career aspirations.

Information for international students


Fees and funding


Qualification and course duration


part time
24-60 months
full time
12-24 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment67
Dissertation33 (15000 words)

Course contact details

Dr David Brown
+ 44 (0)29 2020 1156