â€œCardiff Met has supported me with exceptional sports facilities, and the high standard of coaching for young developing athletes is beyond measure. I have proudly represented the University in two BUCS finals and represented Ireland in two 6 Nations Tournaments.â€?
Larissa Muldoon MA in Sport Management & Leadership International for Ireland
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Postgraduate Programmes in Sport Studies
Message from the Dean Cardiff School of Sport at Cardiff Metropolitan University, with its 60 year history, is a recognised centre of excellence within the United Kingdom. It has established a national and international reputation for the quality of its academic, research and professional work. This tradition has been maintained through the quality of the 80 teaching staff who support our 1500 students in both the academic and sporting disciplines. Many of our staff are involved in coaching and advising international sports squads and many work in collaboration with National Governing Bodies, professional organisations and subject associations. The masterâ€™s degree programmes in the Cardiff School of Sport are structured to provide distinctive pathways which cater for individual student interests and also serve to meet the vocational requirements of an expanding marketplace. Excellent laboratory and teaching facilities ensure high quality delivery of the taught elements of the programmes. The ethos of excellence underpins the research, scholarship and learning and teaching in the Cardiff School of Sport. If you are considering applying for a postgraduate programme, then I trust that you will find the range of courses attractive. Cardiff is a wonderful city in which to study and the Cardiff School of Sport has an enviable reputation for its academic provision and research activities.
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Why Study at Cardiff School of Sport CSS Research Degrees Professor Scott Fleming - Director of Research The Cardiff School of Sport is one of the leading providers of sport and exercise research in the UK. With over 40 members of research-active staff producing ‘international quality’ research outputs, the School has well-established research groups in many disciplines and there are over 50 research degree projects currently being supervised. The School has sector-leading facilities for some of its research activities in biomechanics and physiology in particular, and a dedicated Research House at the heart of the Cyncoed Campus where research degree students are based. Some of our research students have won awards for their work from learned and professional associations, and many go on to secure posts as lecturers in Higher Education. There has never been a better time to be a research degree student at the Cardiff School of Sport.
CSS Taught Programme Degrees Bev Smith - Postgraduate Programmes Coordinator The Cardiff School of Sport offers 11 specialist programmes, and is one of the UK’s largest providers of sport-related postgraduate studies. The taught programmes are built on a well established undergraduate programme and delivered in excellent facilities. The choice of programmes focus on the academic disciplines that underpin our understanding of the sporting phenomena and embrace the contemporary shifts we see in the wider sporting landscape. The Postgraduate teaching team brings together a wide range of academic and practitioner skills and experiences. They are at the forefront of research, scholarly, professional and consultancy activities, from which they draw, to inform their teaching. Many of our students have gone on to PhD study and many have gone on to secure positions in a wide variety of sports organisations, both at nationally and internationally. Our Postgraduate community of practice is something of which we are very proud. There has never been a better time to study at the Cardiff School of Sport.
Cyncoed Campus Cardiff School of Sport and all its teaching and practical facilities are situated on the Cyncoed Campus. The campus is compact, friendly and within easy reach of local shops and Cardiff city centre. The Campus is served by the university bus service and Cardiff Bus. Students resident at Cyncoed are well placed to take advantage of the extensive sports and recreational facilities located at the campus, including The National Indoor Athletics Centre, an indoor swimming pool, Students' Union bar/disco, indoor tennis centre and a fitness suite.
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Facilities at the Cyncoed campus, include The National Indoor Athletics Centre, an indoor swimming pool, Students' Union bar/disco, indoor tennis centre and a fitness suite.
Postgraduate Scholarships Description: The Postgraduate Scholarship is an award for those studying a full time taught master programme. The award will pay for your fees in full depending on the course (check web site for maximum values and full details). Eligibility: You should be privately funded You should be from the UK or EU You must have obtained a first class degree at Cardiff Metropolitan University or
another university. You must be studying a full time, taught masters programme The deadline for applications is available on the web site.
How to apply: Please fill in the online application form or download the application form and return to: Admissions, Cardiff Metropolitan University, Western Avenue, Cardiff, CF5 2YB or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sport Scholarships The aim of the Cardiff Met Sports Bursary & Scholarship Scheme is to assist students of exceptional sporting ability to develop their academic and sporting talents to their fullest potential, and encourage the development of University sport. The scheme offers a learner-centered experience in which scholars receive guidance and support, enabling them to take greater control of their lifestyle to facilitate the co-development of their academic and sporting potential. Recipients of our scholarship will receive financial support up to a maximum of £1000. The University can provide the following services which relate specifically to the sport for which the scholarship is held: Conditioning/Fitness Testing and Monitoring: Access to fitness rooms and weight training facilities, advice on fitness training, and fitness testing at regular intervals. Nutrition: Dietary analysis coupled with advice about the specific nutritional requirements of intensive training and high-level performance. Sports Physiotherapy and Sports Massage Gold Card Membership of the University Sport and Leisure Club. Sports Psychology: This will be available on an individual basis from members of staff who are experienced in dealing with elite sportsmen and women. Podiatry at the Wales Centre for Podiatric Studies at Cardiff Met How to apply: An application form can be download from http://www.cardiffmetsu.co.uk/au/content/844583/ The completed form should be sent to the AU Administrator via email: email@example.com, or through the post to Cardiff Met Students Union, Central Union Offices, Cyncoed Road, Cyncoed, Cardiff, CF23 6XD.
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Cardiff a capital for sports students
What does Cardiff have to offer? If you’re looking for a place where you will be made to feel welcome, somewhere that’s lively, inexpensive and easy to get around, Cardiff is your answer. It’s a young, prosperous and vibrant city, full of character and atmosphere with a range of first class facilities for sport, entertainment, nightlife, shopping and sight seeing. The Wales Millennium Centre hosting worldwide critically acclaimed stage shows and events.
Easy access to other cities: More high street retailers than any similar sized British city plus great Victorian shopping arcades. A wide variety of first class clubs, pubs and bars in the city centre. Cardiff Bay and Mermaid Quay bars, restaurants, cafés, cinema complex. 10-pin bowling and shops; a relaxing place to eat and shops on the waterfront.
Cardiff International Airport 30 minutes from Cardiff City Centre by train or car London 2 hours by train or 3 hours by car London Heathrow Airport 2 hours by train or car Bristol - 50 minutes by train or car Bristol Airport - 1 hour by car
Good public transport. Birmingham - 2 hours by train or by car
Cardiff International Arena concert venue.
Within easy reach of local beaches and national parks.
St David’s Hall , The New Theatre, Sherman Theatre.
3000 acres of parks and gardens.
Manchester - 3 hours by train or by car Plymouth - 3 hours 20 minutes by train or 3 hours by car
Cardiff, a true sporting city Millennium Stadium - biggest undercover sports venue in Europe for rugby, football,
motor sports, music and concerts. Venue for 2012 Olympic Games football. Cardiff City Stadium - home to Cardiff City FC and Cardiff Blues RFC. Sport Wales has close links with Cardiff Met providing governance, funding, policy and
sports science support to Welsh sport. It provides a venue for Cardiff Met students to join appropriate national squads for training. Cardiff International Sports Village - home to a 50-metre, 10-lane competition
swimming pool. Wales National Velodrome (Newport - 20 minutes) The Velodrome forms part of the
Newport International Sports Village; it features 250 metre Siberian pine track. Celtic Manor Golf Club - venue for the 2010 Ryder Cup and home of The Celtic Manor
Wales Open, a European Tour event, The Celtic Manor Resort offers 3 worldclass championship courses. Cardiff County Council Sport and Leisure - facilities operated by the council include
the Athletic Stadium, Llanishen Sailing Centre, Cardiff Riding School, Maindy Cycle Track. Llandaff Rowing Club and Cardiff City Rowing Club - provide access to training on
the rivers Taff and Ely and Cardiff Bay. Swalec Stadium - home to Glamorgan Cricket Club, host to international and national
matches. Cardiff Bay Ice Arena - home to Cardiff Devils. Cardiff International White Water - Cardiff Bay. NGB coach education and training for
the BCU Canoe Wales.
Outdoor pursuits The Taff Trail - a 55-mile cycle/foot path from Brecon to Cardiff Bay. Mountain Bike Single-tracks - Gorlech Trail, Afan Forest Park, Cwm Carn. Brecon Beacons National Park - walking, cycling, horse-riding, climbing, sailing. Gower Peninsular/Pembrokeshire Coast - water sports including canoeing, surf
kayaking, surfing, windsurfing, kite surfing.
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“Cardiff is a wonderful city in which to study and the Cardiff School of Sport has an enviable reputation for its academic provision and sporting excellence.”
Postgraduate Sport Programmes
Cardiff School of Sport Research Degrees The Cardiff School of Sport is one of the leading providers of sport and exercise research in the UK. Listed by Research Fortnight as 6th in ‘power ranking’ following the Research Assessment Exercise in 2008, the School will be making a return to the Research Excellence Framework in 2014. (See http://www3.cardiffmet.ac.uk/ english/sport/research/pages/home.aspx ) With over 40 members of research-active staff producing ‘international quality’ research outputs, the School has well-established research groups in Physiology and Health, Sociology and Philosophy of Sport, Sport Biomechanics, Sport Psychology, and Sport Coaching. Together with the pockets of research excellence in Performance Analysis, Sport Development and Management, and Sport Pedagogy, there are over 50 research degree projects currently being supervised. (See http://www3.cardiffmet.ac.uk/ english/sport/research/groups/pages/home.aspx ) The following awards are available: MPhil PhD PhD by Published Works Professional Doctorate (SportD). (See http://www3.cardiffmet.ac.uk/ english/research/pages/graduate-studies.aspx ) You can study full-time or part-time which may take place entirely at the University or at your place of work or a combination of both. For informal enquiries, please contact: Dr Steve Cooper, Graduate Studies Coordinator - Cardiff School of Sport firstname.lastname@example.org Professor Scott Fleming, Director of Research - Cardiff School of Sport email@example.com Download application forms and guidance from http://www3.cardiffmet.ac.uk/English/Research/pages/applicationprocess.aspx
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Cardiff School of Sport Taught Degrees Cardiff Met is one of the UK’s largest providers of sport-related postgraduate studies. The taught pathways focus on the academic disciplines that underpin our understanding of the sporting phenomena. The Scheme currently has over 150 students enrolled on a full-time and part-time basis. There are 11 specialist taught postgraduate programmes: MA Sport, Body and Society MA Sport Management and Leadership MSc Applied Sport Psychology MSc Sport Psychology MSc Sport Coaching MSc Performance Analysis MSc Physical Activity and Health MSc Sport and Exercise Science MSc Strength and Conditioning MSc Physical Education and Sport MSc Sport and Exercise Medicine There are three exit points: Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education - successful completion of three modules Postgraduate Diploma in Higher Education - awarded on completion of the taught programme (six modules) MSc/MA - awarded on successful completion of all taught elements (six modules) as well as submission of a 15,000 word (or equivalent) dissertation project. It is also possible to submit the dissertation project in the form of business plans, development plans, marketing plans, portfolios of evaluated projects from the professional context or a publishable peer reviewed journal article. General Programme Information Length of Programmes Full-time - not less than 12 months and not more than 24 months. Part-time - not less than 24 months and not more than 60 months. Entry Requirements Applicants should normally possess a good honours degree (2.1 or above) in a related programme of study or a relevant professional qualification. Non-graduates without formal qualifications will also be considered. For MSc Sport Psychology applicants must be eligible for the graduate basis for registration as a Chartered Psychologist. Modules are assessed through a mix of coursework assignments, case studies, desk research, laboratory reports and presentations appropriate to the programme. Each module is assessed through the equivalent of 5,000 words. Selection Procedure Application form, CV and individual interview by members of the programme team.
Application Procedures Taught Postgraduate Programmes Home Students Applications for our postgraduate programmes can be made through our online Self Service system: www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/selfservice The Self Service System enables you to submit an application immediately and allows you to attach relevant supporting documents (e.g. relevant qualifications, references, transcripts etc.). You can save your application and return to finish it at a later date. Once submitted, you can log in and check the status of your application and see when a decision is made. If however you would like to apply using a hard copy application form, you may request one by contacting the Admissions Unit on: tel: +44 (0)29 2041 6010 International Students International Students should visit: www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/international before making an application. Our International Team has produced specific guides to help you apply for your chosen programme and to ensure all relevant and necessary information is submitted as part of your application. There may be deadlines in place relevant to making an application. Research Programmes Home and International Students Applications for our Research Programme are to be made directly to our Admissions Unit. Please visit our â€œAdvice for Applicantsâ€? page www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/howtoapply which provides guidance relating to the research application process and a link to the relevant application form. Contact Information General enquiries telephone: +44 (0)29 2041 6070 Prospectus Requests For prospectus requests please register online at www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/vip or contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org Fee Information - up to date information: email: email@example.com or call 029 2041 6086.
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The Postgraduate teaching team brings together a wide range of academic and practitioner skills and experiences. They are at the forefront of research, scholarly, professional and consultancy activities, from which they draw, to inform their teaching.
Postgraduate Taught Programme Details
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MSc Performance Analysis The programme prepares students for a range of careers in performance analysis. The course develops analysts who can comprehensively investigate actual sports performance or performance in training. The course promotes a balance of vocationallyspecific, applied process skills and a theoretical research awareness that can be applied to tactical evaluation and technique analysis. Students will develop problem-solving skills that support the decision making necessary to improve performance, and in doing so provide performance analysis solutions that meet the needs of the coach, athlete and multidisciplinary support team. Students are able to develop their understanding of the theory behind the workflows and analysis systems that inform elite performance and skills in a variety of contexts. This programme is unique in its combination of theoretical ideas, practical experience and exposure to the spectrum of commercial hardware and software. The course provides students with a balance of academic and experiential studies that are focused through ensuring a comprehensive analysis of the research process. Core Modules: Research Methods for Sport Studies Research Issues in Performance Analysis Computerised Match Analysis Analysis of Technique Understanding the coaching environment Dissertation Project Option Modules: Independent Study Theoretical & Experimental Sport Biomechanics Work Experience Modelling, profiling and statistics
Teaching Pattern: One year full time or 3 years part time day or evening sessions. Further Information: For programme specific enquiries please contact the Programme Director: Lucy Holmes firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 029 2041 7258
MSc Physical Activity and Health Modules are designed with a specific objective - to develop a critical scholar and/or reflective practitioner with a sound theoretical and conceptual base relevant to a holistic interdisciplinary approach to service provision in exercise and health prescription and promotion. Core Modules: Physical activity in Health and Disease Health and Exercise Psychology Paediatric Exercise Science and Health Research Methods for Sports Studies Dissertation Project. Option modules: Nutrition and Health Exercise Testing and Interpretation Independent Study Organisational Strategy. Career Potential: This course is of particular relevance to recent graduates, who wish to develop their skills in the provision of physical activity programmes in a health context and those experienced professionals such as occupational therapists, health promotion workers, physiotherapists, and others involved in the health and leisure industry. Further Information: For programme specific enquiries please contact the Programme Director: Dr David Wasley, email@example.com Tel: 029 2041 7192
MSc Physical Education and Sport This programme provides qualified Physical Education teachers with the theoretical and practical knowledge and understanding to further their career in education. The primary aim of the programme is to prepare teachers to move into a variety of leadership and management roles including, subject leadership. The programme offers opportunities for career and professional development and focuses on applied and experiential learning. Modules include principles of leadership and management, teaching and coaching: applying theory to practice and subject specific research methods. Independent study and applied research, relevant to the context in which the student works, are strong features of the programme. Core Modules: Teaching and Coaching: applying theory to practice Leadership and Management in PE and School Sport Research Methods in PE and School Sport Independent study Dissertation Project Teaching Pattern: A highly qualified staff team complimented by guest lectures from relevant academic and practical contests deliver the taught programme at weekends and during school holidays. This allows students from across the UK and abroad to access the programme. Further Information: For programme specific enquiries please contact the Programme Director: Julia Longville, firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 029 2041 6510
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“Cardiff Met have great lecturers and support staff who are always willing to help whether it be academically or on the sports field to help you achieve success.” Stefan Kelly, MSc Sports Coaching
MSc Sport Coaching This course is aimed at practicing coaches who wish to further their career and enhance their personal and professional development. The primary aim is to develop reflective practitioners by engaging them in the process of applying theory to their practice and finding solutions to their coaching problems. The course focuses on experiential and applied learning and an interdisciplinary and holistic approach to sport coaching. Student centred teaching approaches of Action Research and Problem Based Learning are utilised in the core modules and a broad range of options allows the students to meet their specific learning needs. Students and external examiners have, described the teaching and assessment methods as ‘innovative and at the cutting edge of teaching and learning in coaching science’. Students from this course have developed careers in sport coaching, teaching, sport science support, further and higher education, and sports development. The programme also provides an excellent spring board for students wishing to progress to PhD study. Entry: This course is designed for graduates and practicing coaches with a background in a sport related discipline An honours degree (minimum upper second class) in a sport related discipline is the usual entry requirement Highly experienced coaches without a traditional academic background are also considered Mode: One to two years full-time or two to five years part-time. Begins September. Further Information: For programme specific enquiries please contact the Programme Director: Dr Kevin Morgan, email@example.com Tel: 029 2041 6586
MSc Sport & Exercise Medicine The overall aim of the programme is to educate medical doctors, chartered physiotherapists and registered osteopaths in the field of Sport and Exercise Medicine. The intention of the postgraduate certificate and diploma is to provide students with a breadth of knowledge across sport and exercise medicine and the necessary skills to apply theory into practice. Students are required to undertake clinical attachments throughout the taught element of the course to aid understanding of the multidisciplinary approach to Sports Medicine. The results are written up in a logbook which can be used as evidence of Continued Professional Development and for annual review purposes. The full time course is particularly suited to those doctors who wish to pursue higher training in Sport and Exercise Medicine and to those physiotherapists and osteopaths wanting to work in elite level sport. Clinical Placements: As a student you will be required to undertake clinical attachments and work placements with a variety of teams and sports medicine specialisms. These may include: Elite University Sports teams Profession Rugby teams • International Football teams Sports Medicine Clinics Orthopaedic Outpatient Podiatry Departments Radiology Rheumatology Physiotherapy Sports Science Lab work Career Potential: The syllabus is equivalent to that of the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine (FSEM) and is an approved course for the contribution to Higher Specialist Training in Sport and Exercise Medicine. Past students have gone on to work with some of the UK’s leading sports teams including: British Cycling British Gymnastics Rugby Union Football World Tennis Association Olympic and Commonwealth Games Teams Further Information: For programme specific enquiries please contact the Programme Manager: Yvonne Saker, firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 029 2041 6537
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MSc Sport & Exercise Science The internationally recognised research expertise in the Cardiff School of Sport is uniquely combined with one of the leading centres for student sport in the UK to provide a popular MSc programme in Sport and Exercise Science(s). The flexible programme is centred on research-informed professional practice and adopts a student-centred approach to develop understanding of contemporary issues in sport and exercise through multi- and independent discipline (biomechanics, psychology & physiology) perspectives. Career Potential: Many graduates of the programme are currently studying for a research degree (MPhil/PhD) in a related subject. Other graduates have pursued careers in the fitness and training industry, and as practitioners (health, applied sport science), consultants (applied sport scientists) and lecturers (further and higher education). Modules: The programmeâ€™s core module is centred on enhancing awareness of the professional issues associated with being a sport and exercise scientist in alignment with the informed practice of the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (http://www.bases.org.uk). The option modules are purposefully structured to allow students to individualise their programme based on their interests within the respective disciplines. Programme modules are detailed at: www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/MScSES Further Information: For programme specific enquiries please contact the Programme Director: Dr Marianne Gittoes, email@example.com Tel: 029 2041 5773
MA Sport Management and Leadership This is an exciting, contemporary programme targeted at professionals and practitioners working in the sport and leisure industry who are seeking new opportunities. The programme is equally attractive to recent graduates seeking to develop their knowledge and employment potential as well as international students who wish to study at Wales’ premier University for sport. Drawing on management and leadership perspectives, it critically examines the sport and leisure industry, its environment and current challenges. There is a clear focus on applied and experiential learning. This is achieved by drawing extensively on sports organisations operating across all sectors of the industry and on using external speakers - experts in the field who bring real life issues and challenges into the classroom. A quality experience is provided with teaching undertaken in small groups and an emphasis on interaction and group work. Assessment varies from essays to presentations and plans with students critically evaluating and reflecting on specific issues. The contact teaching time for each 20 credit module is four days with some additional days allocated for induction and presentations. All students study five core modules which embrace key management and leadership topics as well as research skills and developing a personal leadership plan. There is one optional module and students can decide whether to undertake this or an alternative independent piece of work. Completion of the MA requires students to undertake a sustained project either a traditional dissertation or a Final Project. The ‘live’ Final Project is a further unique feature available to those with appropriate experience. Modules undertaken are: Principles of management and leadership Leadership and entrepreneurship Organisational strategy Personal skill and leadership development Research skills for management and leadership Improving business performance or Independent study Dissertation project or Final project Further Information: For programme specific enquiries please contact the Programme Director: Dr Nicola Bolton, firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 029 2041 6484
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MSc Sport Psychology and MSc Applied Sport Psychology The MSc in Sport Psychology (BPS accredited) and MSc in Applied Sport Psychology provide candidates with a thorough theoretical and practical grounding in sport psychology - and are suited to those aspiring to become practicing sport psychologists, as well as teachers, lecturers and coaches. Successful completion of the MSc Sport Psychology forms Stage 1 training towards BPS Chartered Status and will enable students to progress onto Stage 2 training. The MSc in Applied Sport Psychology provides a platform from which students can pursue Supervised Experience through the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES). Both programmes provide an excellent spring board for students wishing to progress to MPhil/PhD study and are offered full-time and part-time. Early application is recommended because of the popularity of these programmes. Core Modules (Relevant to both programmes): Professional Development and Practice in Sport Psychology Research Methods for Sport Studies Counselling Skills for Sport Psychologists Research Design in Sport Psychology Dissertation Project Sport Psychology: Theory to Practice Sport Psychology (core module): Lifespan Development
Applied Sport Psychology - Choose one from: Understanding the Coaching Environment Working with Elite Performers Independent Study
Further Information: For programme specific enquiries please contact the Programme Director: Dr Lynne Evans, email@example.com Tel: 029 2041 6516
MSc Strength and Conditioning The academic and applied coaching expertise within the discipline of Sports Conditioning, Rehabilitation and Massage within the Cardiff School of Sport offers an MSc in Strength and Conditioning. The world class sports facilities, applied focus of producing the strength and conditioning coaches of tomorrow and unique Internship Module makes it an attractive academic experience for practitioners, sports specific coaches, personal trainers and other fitness industry professions. Key Features: The flexible programme is centred on research-informed, applied professional practice and adopts a student-centred approach to develop understanding of the ‘science and application’, and ‘theory to practice’ requirements in strength and conditioning through existing staff and a range of current industry based professionals. Current Students: Students on the MSc Strength and Conditioning currently come from: Bristol Rugby; Harlequins Rugby; The English Institute of Sport; Bristol Rovers FC; Scarlets RFC; and Leicester Tigers. Career Potential: Graduates of the programme are able to study research degrees (MPhil/PhD) within the subject area. Other graduate opportunities are working as professional Strength and Conditioning Coaches within the Home Country Sports Institutes, professional sports teams, fitness and training industry, and lecturers (further and higher education). Modules: The programme’s core module structure requires attendance at the university on a Monday only, permitting day-release and graduate employment opportunities with further study. The programme permits full-time or part-time study over a flexible period that can fit in around existing jobs or Internships. Option modules allow the student to progress a more applied option to a theoretical area of their choice alongside their core strength and conditioning programme. Details of option modules can be found at: www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/MScSC Further Information: For programme specific enquiries please contact the Programme Director: Dr Jeremy Moody, firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 029 2041 5863
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MA Sport, Body and Society The body politic has become ever more significant, and has become a focus as an area for investigation to enhance and expand the socio-cultural study of sport. Whilst drawing upon major areas of study within the socio-cultural study of sport, this degree takes a focused approach to recent developments in the field, distinguishing this from other sociology of 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 studentâ€™s crafting of these ideas are applied to future career aspirations. Career Potential: Awareness and knowledge of social issues by specialists in the field of sport is increasingly in demand where there is an interest in working with people. Sports sociologists are sought after in a range of sport related occupations that include; community sports development programmes, management of sport/leisure facilities in the private sector, sports administration roles, sports media and the teaching profession. Further, this programme is ideal for those with aspirations of a research career or study at PhD level. The course is designed to foster a range of transferable skills. Modules: Modules are designed to focus on a range of issues, contexts and approaches to explorations of the body in sport. These include becoming/being disabled, human interface with technology, jock culture, sexuality in sport, female bodies in sports such as boxing, taking risks and cheating in sport. Programme modules are detailed at: www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/MASBS Further Information: For programme specific enquiries please contact the Programme Director: Dr Carly Stewart, email@example.com Tel: 029 2041 7275
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