Why study this course

Gain professional experience through placements and volunteering with a variety of sport development and community engagement organisations.

Design, deliver and evaluate sports and social change initiatives throughout your degree.

Be part of small class practical and workshop sessions across all levels of the programme.

You will be involved in delivery of real world, county wide projects working alongside external partners.

Course summary

If you don’t have, or don’t think you will attain the normal tariff points for studying at BGU, this course will enable you to study for a degree without any UCAS points. The course is delivered over four years and includes a Foundation Year, which gives you a perfect introduction in what it means to be a university student, equipping you with the necessary skills and knowledge for effective undergraduate study. In addition, during your Foundation Year, you will study eight modules, all of which are designed to equip you with the necessary skills and knowledge to progress your studies in your chosen subjects.

BGU’s Sociology undergraduate degree provides a comprehensive and exciting introduction to the study of all aspects of the social world. The course takes you on a journey from the 19th-century foundations of the discipline through to the social, cultural and political changes that are reshaping our globalising world. Along the way, you’ll see how sociological thinking is crucial for people who want to understand the world around them, whether as students, tuition-fee payers, citizens, employees (or via any of their other social roles).


During the study of Sport at BGU you will gain understanding in the complexities of this subject, including; the development of sport; how performance can be enhanced and how it can be managed and led. This course is designed to develop your knowledge and understanding of the sport, physical education, learning and teaching and education.

About this course

This degree combination explores the complexities of the development of sport and performance. Its focus is on developing knowledge and understanding of sport, physical education in its broader sociocultural context. Students will be introduced to a range of central, yet diverse, theoretical approaches to the study of society that have been and are still developing within Sociology. The course will provide a critical and reflexive understanding of modern and contemporary social and sociological theories. The degree will explore research issues and debates surrounding notions of policy, inclusion, deviance, equity and identity in relation to sports coaching and physical education. Possible career trajectories include youth work, adventure education, physical education, health and fitness coaching and the recreation industry.

This is a new course currently in development. To register your interest and receive more information as it is published, please fill out the form below.