Studying at IPES

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Sport and Physical Activity

 The Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Sport and Physical Activity provides students with an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the key elements of sport, exercise and physical activity from different perspectives. It is targeted at anyone aiming to pursue a career in the sports sector.

This course combines a theoretical analysis of sport with the more practical study of different sport and physical activity related areas. During placements, students will get valuable experience in a variety of sport and physical activity settings and will have the opportunity to apply their learning in real-life situations, thus enhancing their career opportunities.


Course requirements

Candidates are to produce:

  1. A Record of Experience in Sport and Physical Education form, this must be submitted with the attestations. It is important  that the information on the ‘Record of Experience’ form matches with the attestations provided, otherwise the form will not be accepted.
  2. An Institute’s medical form, which must be filled in by the candidate’s general practitioner. Please do not send any other certificates as only this form will be accepted.
  3. A Police Good Conduct Certificate issued by the Commissioner of Police. Get to know all the information on the submission process. Whilst filling in the online application, applicants must have their police conduct certificate in hand as they are required to include certain details from the police conduct certificate in the application form.  At the beginning of the academic year, accepted students will be required to submit the original recent police conduct certificate (not more than 6 months old) to the officer in charge at the Institute for PE & Sport.
  4. A Waiver of Liability and Indemnity form.
  • The attestations, record of experience in sport & physical education form, police conduct, medical form, and waiver of liability and indemnity form mentioned above are to be sent by email  to by   Tuesday, 24th August 2021.


Maturity clause applicants

Candidates who apply under the maturity clause are to pass the English Proficiency test, provided that applicants in possession of a Secondary Education Certificate pass at Grade 3 or higher in English or a pass at the same standard in a comparable qualification, shall be exempted from sitting for the proficiency test (as per Bye-Laws of 2019 in terms of the General Regulations for University Undergraduate Awards, 2004, for the Degree of Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Sport and Physical Activity). 

The English Proficiency Test will be held on Friday, 3rd September 2021 at 10.00a.m. – 11.35a.m.

 Candidates who apply under the maturity clause will additionally attend an interview. The interviews will be held   On Tuesday, 14th September 2021