You will take six modules each year and * denotes an optional module:
- Engaging with Learning: Sport Development
- Sport Coaching & the Coaching Process
- Foundation in Sport Development
- Introduction to the Management of Sport
- Organisation of Sport and Physical Education
- Sport in the Community
- Engaging with Employability: Sport Development*
- Sport Event Management*
- Research Methods
- Sport Policy & Governance
- Sport & Education*
- Sport Marketing*
- Inclusion in Sport*
- Coaching Theory & Practice*
- Independent Study*
- Honours Project
- Strategic Sport Development*
- Sport & Excellence*
- Pedagogy in Practice*
- Leardership & Mangement*
- Applied Resource Management in Sport Development
- Sport & Disability*
- Sport in Society*
- Coaching Children in Sport*
- Independent Study*
The University of St Mark & St John is widely renowned for producing excellent sport development officers. We have superb links with the sport development sector throughout the South West, London and overseas. You will find many past University of St Mark & St John sport development graduates in a variety of institutions including schools, National Governing Bodies (NGB) County Sports Partnerships (Active Devon), Local Authorities and Sport and Leisure facilities across the country.
The quality of our graduates is well recognised both locally and nationally and, as such, a very high proportion of graduates gain immediate employment or enrol on Masters programmes to further their studies.
A sport development degree is flexible in your career as it offers a high degree of transferability across sport as it considers many elements of the sports industry. The sports development courses have the broadest focus of all the sports degrees at The University of St Mark & St John and this coverage ensures that you are employable when you leave us and that your degree remains relevant no matter which area of sport you work in in the future.
Our lecturing team has a wealth of experience and they have each published and presented research work which underpins students’ lectures, seminars and practicals. Our expert sport development team includes Ryan Thomas, Dr Aaron Beacom, Phil Brown and Dr Matthew Dowling. Our course leaders take great pride in the programme, offering enthusiasm and consistent support to each and every student.