Cardiff Metropolitan University

Cardiff Metropolitan University

Sport, Body and Society

Whilst drawing upon major areas of study within the socio-cultural study of sport, this degree takes a focused approach to recent developments in the field, distinguishing this from other sociology of sport programmes; the body politic has become ever more significant, and has become a focus as an area for investigation to enhance the socio-cultural study of sport; for e.g. explorations of the body in sport include: becoming/being disabled; human interface with technology; jock culture; female bodies in boxing; taking risks; cheating in sport.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree 2.1 or above in a sport or leisure related area appropriate to the pathway; or Honours degree (2.1 or above) in an alternative discipline area that is acceptable to the programme leader; extensive work experience in coaching, leisure management or recreation are also considered.

Course modules

Modules include: sport, body and society; sporting bodies and social identities; research methods for sport studies; sport and socio-cultural change; ethics in sport; independent study; dissertation.

Assessment methods

The main methods of assessment are varied 5000 word (or equivalent) coursework assignments and presentations.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 500 per Credit (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 500 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 500 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 500 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 11,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Part-time October 2016 GBP 500 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time October 2016 GBP 500 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time October 2016 GBP 500 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
MA Part-time October 2016 GBP 500 per Credit (England) 2 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 440 per Credit (England) 3 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 440 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 440 per Credit (Scotland) 3 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 440 per Credit (Wales) 3 years
PgCert Full-time October 2016 - 1 years
PgCert Part-time October 2016 GBP 440 per Credit (England) 3 years
PgCert Part-time October 2016 GBP 440 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PgCert Part-time October 2016 GBP 440 per Credit (Scotland) 3 years
PgCert Part-time October 2016 GBP 440 per Credit (Wales) 3 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 440 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 440 per Credit (Scotland) 3 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 440 per Credit (Wales) 3 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 440 per Credit (England) 3 years
PgDip Full-time October 2016 - 1 years
PgDip Part-time October 2016 GBP 440 per Credit (England) 3 years
PgDip Part-time October 2016 GBP 440 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PgDip Part-time October 2016 GBP 440 per Credit (Scotland) 3 years
PgDip Part-time October 2016 GBP 440 per Credit (Wales) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cyncoed Campus Cardiff CF23 6XD Wales

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