Sport Development 

Solent University

M.A. Blended
12 months
13260 GBP/year
7370 GBP/year
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Sport Development at Solent University encourages students to critically apply theories, concepts and frameworks in sport development and sport policy, as well as analyse key approaches to monitoring and evaluation for sport and health interventions.

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Through debates and critical evaluation of the local, national and international context of sport and health, you’ll explore the role of sport in addressing broader social change outcomes, along with the role of physical activity in public health agendas.

Guest speakers, from industry, will be used to spark debate about the challenges in the sport and health sector. You’ll be encouraged to think critically about the complex reasons for inactivity, developing knowledge and empathy for inactive communities.

Sport Development is offered at Solent University .


A mixture of work experience and live briefs which form part of the modules you will study can help open up career opportunities in a range of sports development roles in government, charity, research and more.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods
  • Research Paper
  • Theory and Practice in Sport Development
  • Sport Policy and Practice
  • Monitoring and Evaluation in Sport Development

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

An honours degree at 2:1 or higher.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13260 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13260 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7370 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7370 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.


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