Sport Science in Professional Practice

Department of Sport Pedagogy, School of Sport & Exercise Sciences

College of Life and Environmental Sciences


Code 23869

Level of study Third/Final year

Credit value 20

Semester 1 and 2

Module description

This module draws together the knowledge and skills gained in the preceding Sport Science in Movement and Sport Science in Pedagogy modules. Students will undertake a minimum of 40 hours volunteering work with University Birmingham Sport¿s scientific support team. This work will form the basis of the case-studies that they submit. Students will work with a sports team/individual to support performance in a multidisciplinary manner. As part of the support work students will experience a range of different sporting environments and situations which will provide them with excellent experience in the field and enhance their employability.

Teaching and learning methods

Seminars, tutorials, group work, field work