Programme Description

Programme Description



University of Malta

Institute for Physical Education and Sport

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Sport and Physical Activity

(for courses commencing October 2021)

YEAR ONE

Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

PHE1105 Introduction to Sport and Physical Activity Management 4 ECTS
PHE1123 Physical Activity, Sedentary Behaviour and Healthy Lifestyles 4 ECTS
PHE1126 Introduction to Research, Writing and Study Skills 4 ECTS
PHE1129 Sport Placement 1 8 ECTS




Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

PHE1104 Introduction to Sport, Exercise and Human Physiology 4 ECTS
PHE1106 Fundamentals of Coaching 4 ECTS
PHE1114 Outdoor Activities, Team Building and Innovative Games 4 ECTS
PHE1124 Psychological Foundations of Sport, Physical Activity and Skill Acquisition 4 ECTS
PHE1125 Teaching, Coaching and Officiating Athletics 5 ECTS




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

PHE1118 Foundations of Biomechanics, Anatomy and Motor Control 4 ECTS
PHE1127 Introductory Nutrition 4 ECTS
PHE1128 Introduction to Sociology of Sport and Contemporary Issues 4 ECTS
PHE1130 Physical Literacy and Movement 5 ECTS




Requirement for regular progression to Year 2: 58 ECTS credits and 2 ECTS credits optional study-units.

YEAR TWO

Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

PHE2109 Sport Media and Technology 4 ECTS
PHE2126 Sport Policy and Development 4 ECTS
PHE2205 Teaching, Coaching and Officiating Individual Sports 4 ECTS
PHE2207 Contemporary Issues in Physical Education 4 ECTS
PHE2213 Research Methods in Physical Activity and Sport 6 ECTS
PHE2214 Sport Placement 2 - Part 1 5 ECTS




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

PHE2101 Principles of Exercise and Fitness 4 ECTS
PHE2124 Historical and Philosophical Aspects of Sports and Olympism 4 ECTS
PHE2206 Promoting Physical Activity and Behaviour Change 4 ECTS
PHE2209 Physiology of Exercise 4 ECTS
PHE2210 Professional Development Portfolio for Sports Personnel (1) 2 ECTS
PHE2211 Independent Supervised Project 4 ECTS
PHE2212 Teaching, Coaching and Officiating Swimming 4 ECTS
PHE2215 Sport Placement 2 - Part 2 5 ECTS




Requirement for regular progression to Year 2: 58 ECTS credits and 2 ECTS credits optional study-units.

YEAR THREE

Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

PHE3113 Professional Development Portfolio for Sports Personnel (2) 2 ECTS
PHE3123 Major Perspectives in Sociology of Sport 4 ECTS
PHE3129 Final Placement 6 ECTS (NC)




Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

PHE3101 Exercise Planning and Strength and Conditioning 4 ECTS
PHE3115 Biomechanical Analysis of Sport, Performance Analysis and Sport Injuries 4 ECTS
PHE3116 Nutrition for Sport and Exercise 4 ECTS
PHE3118 Teaching, Coaching and Officiating Gymnastics 4 ECTS
PHE3127 Teaching, Coaching and Officiating Team Sport 1 4 ECTS




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

PHE3102 Diversity, Inclusion and Adapted Coaching 4 ECTS
PHE3117 Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology 4 ECTS
PHE3120 Advanced Exercise Physiology 4 ECTS
PHE3126 Dissertation 10 ECTS (NC)
PHE3128 Teaching, Coaching and Officiating Team Sport 2 4 ECTS




Requirement for successful completion of Year 3: 58 ECTS credits and 2 ECTS optional study-units

Requirement for the award of Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Sport and Physical Activity: 180 ECTS credits


This programme of study is governed by the General Regulations for University Undergraduate Awards, 2019 and by the Bye-Laws for the award of Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Sport and Physical Activity under the auspices of the Institute for Physical Education and Sport.
 
Notes: NC = Non Compensatable
 
Last Updated: 6 May 2021
 
The University makes every effort to ensure that the published Courses Plans, Programmes of Study and Study-Unit information are complete and up-to-date at the time of publication. The University reserves the right to make changes in case errors are detected after publication.
The availability of optional units may be subject to timetabling constraints.
Units not attracting a sufficient number of registrations may be withdrawn without notice.
Unless for exceptional approved reasons, no changes to the programme of study for a particular academic year will be made once the students' registration period for that academic year begins.

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