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Sociology and Sport & Exercise Science BA

UCAS Code: SO11|Duration: 3 years|Full Time|Hope Park

UCAS Campus Code: L46

Work placement opportunities|International students can apply

SOCIOLOGY

Contemporary society is becoming ever more complex and the need to understand how it works is increasingly important. Sociology is the study of how society is organised, how this influences the attitudes and behaviour of individuals and the impact this has on social relationships, both within and between societies. Accordingly, sociology is now commonly regarded as an essential discipline for understanding the development of all modern societies. The Sociology degree at Liverpool Hope will help you to think critically and constructively about the key questions relating to modern society.

Our sociology degree is based around a core that provides inputs from social theory and from the comparison of different forms of society. The degree will help you to examine ‘common-sense’ assumptions about the world by exploring the issues that confront society, both nationally and globally, and by studying the theories and methods that help to explain and understand these issues. It also examines and evaluates the methods of research which make the study of society possible. The degree enables you to study a range of additional topics which cover the whole spectrum of sociological inquiry.

Staff are enthusiastic and dedicated and will help you to get the most out of your degree. In line with Liverpool Hope’s commitment to social justice, both nationally and internationally, Sociology attempts to understand social issues and problems that confront the modern world and, in so doing, challenges received wisdom.

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Sociology

SPORT & EXERCISE SCIENCE

A degree in Sport and Exercise Science is your route into a future career in sports performance working with elite athletes, or in health & well-being working with clinical populations. Our course is endorsed by the British Association of Sport & Exercise, with an interdisciplinary perspective, focusing on psychology, physiology, biomechanics, performance analysis, nutrition and strength & conditioning. 

For much of the time you will study in small teaching groups alongside tutors who are active researchers at the cutting edge of Sport & Exercise Science. Teaching takes place in our multi-million Health & Sport Sciences complex, where you will learn to conduct complete physiological, psychological and biomechanical profiles of both sports performance and health. By studying in small teaching groups in these applied settings, your learning will be promoted and you will develop essential practical skills that form the basis of a career in the field. 

By the end of your studies you will have the skills and knowledge to confidently and independently develop training programmes to maximise sports performance, enhance skill acquisition and improve the health of diseased populations.

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Sport & Exercise Science
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  • Please note that Combined Honours degrees at Liverpool Hope University are split 50/50. This means both subjects will be studied equally.
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