Sport, Ethics and Society - MA/PgD/PgC

Cardiff Metropolitan University    Cardiff School of Sport and Health Sciences

Full time & Part time See Course MA, PGDip, PGCert 1-2 years full time, 2-4 years part time
Biological Sciences (4) Business & Management (5) Psychology (31) Sociology (33)

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Immerse yourself in the captivating realm of sport with the MA/PgD/PgC in Sport, Ethics and Society. Delve into the sociology and ethics of sport, setting this programme apart from others in the field. Explore diverse topics such as disability in sport, technology's impact on human performance, and the ethics of competition. The curriculum offers flexibility, allowing you to tailor your studies to align with your career aspirations. Core modules cover research methods, sustainable practices, and ethical considerations in sport. The final project can be a traditional dissertation or a journal article, offering a unique opportunity for academic exploration. With a 2.1 honours degree in a relevant field or substantial industry experience, you can embark on this enriching academic journey. Prepare for a rewarding career in sports sociology, sports media, or academia, or pursue further studies at the PhD level. Join us and unlock your potential in the dynamic world of sport and ethics.

About the course

The socio-cultural study of sport has become ever more significant. Drawing upon two major areas of study within the socio-cultural study of sport, the Master's degree in Sport, Ethics and Society focuses upon the sociology and ethics (philosophy) of sport, distinguishing this from other socio-cultural related sport programmes. The course content is informed by current and innovative research and has been praised for its scope and flexibility in assessment that allows students to pursue and develop individual interests. In most cases, students' crafting of these ideas are applied to future career aspirations.

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Entry Requirements

An honours degree (2.1 or above ) in a sport or leisure related area appropriate to the pathway.
Candidates with exceptional and extensive work experience in education, coaching, leisure management or recreation will also be considered for entry to the pathway.
An honours degree (2.1 or above) in an alternative discipline area that is acceptable to the programme leader.


As a postgraduate, research or part-time student, the tuition fees you are charged will depend on the course you choose to study.

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