Sport, Culture and Society BA (Hons)
This course is for people interested in developing an understanding of the sense of excitement and drama that surrounds sport. We provide you with the knowledge and expertise to follow a career in sport or go on to further academic study and research. It is suitable if you have an interest in * sport * sociology * politics * psychology * cultural studies * the media. In year one you study * individuals, groups and social institutions * diversity and equality * the process of social and cultural change in sport In the second year you study * football and society * sociology applied to sport, culture and society * sport and the media You complete a work placement of up to six weeks during year two. Your placement will be in a sport setting of your choice and gives insight into careers such as * sport development * sport media * local authority sport * voluntary sector sport * public services. The main themes of the third year include crime, deviance and social control. You explore a range of topics including * deviance in sport * sport and celebrity culture * institutional corruption * sport journalism. In one assignment, you develop your own media portfolio including newspaper reports, magazine features and journal articles. Finally, you combine your learning and knowledge to develop a research project. Past projects include examining celebrity culture in football and an investigation into the condition of modern rugby league.
BA (Hons) Award
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