BSc (Hons) in
Applied Sports Science with Management

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This three-year degree programme combines the study of sports science and management and is ideal for those individuals interested in adding breadth to their sports-based study. Studying a broad range of modules in the core sports science disciplines of physiology, psychology and sociology, along with essential management subjects including marketing, sports development and business enterprise, enables you to pursue your interests in both areas.

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Course Content

Your learning will include lectures, seminars, online activities, workshops, practical tasks, laboratory skills, peer-group learning and independent study. Particular attention is paid to developing learning and academic skills required for success in higher education, such as becoming an independent, self-motivated learner. Assessments include exams, essays, projects, presentations and reports. Such diversity will allow you to experience various modes of academic and professional practice, refining your skills for your next steps. We also have an excellent support system, whereby you will meet your academic tutor in your first week of induction. They will work closely with you throughout the duration of your programme, supporting your development and tracking your academic progress to ensure that you achieve your best.


All modules are 20 credits unless otherwise stated.

Year 1

  • Sport and Exercise Psychology
  • Research and Academic Skills
  • Human Physiology
  • Introduction to Sports Management
  • Fitness Training and Testing
  • Sociology of Sport

Year 2

  • Employability and Placement
  • Research Methods
  • Sports Development Planning & Practice
  • Marketing

Optional Modules (select modules):
Contemporary Issues in Sport OR Psychology of Sport Performance
Sport and Exercise Physiology OR Strength and Conditioning

Year 3

  • Research Project (40 credits)
  • Business Enterprise
  • Strategic Management

Optional Modules:

  • Applied Sport Psychology OR Applied Sport and Exercise Physiology
  • Issues in Health and Elite Sport
  • Physical Activity and Health

*Modules may be subject to change


  • Off-site induction and teambuilding trips
  • Opportunity to apply to present research at and attend the annual Student BASES Conference
  • Gain work experience placements through the Loughborough Sport Coaching and Volunteering Academy, including sports science support, and events management
  • Additional qualifications, workshops and courses, including coaching courses, first aid, safeguarding, and ILM Certificate and Level 5 Award in Leadership and Management
  • Full support to develop your own business idea via the Young Enterprise Start-Up Programme
  • Compete for Loughborough University in BUCS competitions

Entry Requirements

  • 96 UCAS points
  • At least five GCSEs at level 4 or above, including English Language and Maths (or equivalent)
  • We welcome applications from mature students over the age of 21 and may be flexible in our normal offer if you show a commitment to succeed and have the relevant skills and experience of working within the industry.
  • UCAS code: C605


    Progression Opportunities

    Graduates have developed careers in the sports industry and beyond, including graduate schemes, business management, local authority sports development, and sports agency projects. Students have also chosen to study at master’s (MSc/MA) level.


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    Course Duration:

    3 Years

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    College Course Code:

    • 18/19TFK2181
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