University of Chester
Sociology of Sport and Exercise
The programme aims to provide students with a thorough sociological understanding of sport and exercise and related professions, ranging from physical education teaching and sport policy and development through to sports journalism. Students are introduced to key sociological theories and research methods before then examining the development of modern sport, contemporary issues in sport and a variety of issues in our optional modules.
Minimum lower 2nd Class Honours degree in sport and exercise sciences, sociology, education, health, history or similar; or related work experience in the broad fields of sport, education, health and leisure.
Core modules: Theories of sport and exercise; the development and structure of modern sport; issues in contemporary sport and exercise; research methods; sociology of physical education; sociology of leisure; sociology of sports development and sports policy; sociology of health and exercise; sociology of sports law; sociology of sports journalism and the mass media; research project; dissertation (MSc students).
Assessment is based on a combination of coursework and presentations.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|PgCert||Part-time||£ 8,640 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 3,600 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 8,640 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 8,640 per Whole course (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 3,825 per Whole course (home fees)||1 years|
|PgDip||Part-time||£ 8,640 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|PgDip||Part-time||£ 3,600 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 425 per Credit module (home fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 8,640 per Whole course (overseas fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Parkgate Road Campus||Chester||CH1 4BJ||North West|