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MSc Sociology of Sport, LOUGHBOROUGH

This programme is designed for graduates possessing a degree in sociology, cultural studies or sports science, with an emphasis in the social sciences of sport.

The growing cultural, economic and political significance of sport has led to greater demand for qualified specialists to provide basic knowledge regarding the relationship between sport and society.

In addition, sociologists of sport are increasingly involved in a range of state, NGO, and industry initiatives regarding policy formulation and implementation.

Entry Qualification: Degree in sports science or other relevant social science.

Compulsory Modules

Term 1
Research Design and Practice
Theory, Sport and Society

Term 2
Advanced Statistical Analysis or Qualitative Data Analysis
Sport and Globalisation
Sport, the Body and Society

Term 3
Sociology of Sport Research Project

MSc modules require between 100 and 300 hours of study, including contact hours, depending on the credit weighting of the module.
Careers and Further Study

Typical destinations include further academic study, teaching, lecturing, the media, sport and leisure consultancies, sports development officers, local authority sport and leisure officers, Sports Council officers, national sport federation officers.

For more information go to:

www.lboro.ac.uk/departments/ssehs/postgraduate/sociology-sport.html

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