University of Central Lancashire
Sport, Policy and Community Development
Community sport development is 1 of the most vibrant and expanding areas of the sport and leisure industry; this course develops students' understanding of community development through sport in a UK and international context; particular focus is given to developing a critical awareness of the role of sport in delivering key social policy agendas; students are encouraged to analyse the use of sport in this context and consider innovative approaches when using sport as a community development vehicle; students are provided with the professional skills and knowledge to work in this challenging field.
Good Honours degree (or equivalent) in which a major part of studies has incorporated aspects of sports development, sports management, sports studies or related disciplines; other graduates who can demonstrate a commitment to the study of sport and community development or who have significant experience in the sport and leisure industry also considered for entry; all applicants whose 1st language is not English require an IELTS score of 6.0 or above (or equivalent).
Modules include: Sport, theory and community; youth sport, policy and practice; sport in international development; the use of sport in social policy; managing people; progress to excellence; research methods for sport; social inclusion and exclusion in sport; reflective work placement or consultancy project; dissertation.
Assessment methods include: Coursework; reports; verbal presentations; viva examination; reflective logbooks.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 9,450 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|MA||Full-time||£ 6,000 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Preston Campus||Preston||PR1 2HE||North West|