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B.Sc (Hons) in Sport & Physical Activity

M.Sc in Physical Education & Sport  

 

 

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.

View the course selection criteria.

Course requirements 

Candidates are to produce:

  1. A Record of Experience in Sport & 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.
  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. Waiver of Liability and Indemnity form.
  • The attestations, police conduct, medical form, and waiver of liability and indemnity form mentioned above are to be sent by email  to ipes@um.edu.mt by Thursday, 30 July 2020.
  • Normal route applicants may be required to attend an interview because of capping. The interviews will be held from 10 to 11 November 2020. 


Maturity clause applicants

a) 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).  

b)  The English Proficiency Test will be held on Thursday, 3 September 2020 at 10:00a.m. - 11.35a.m.

c) Candidates who apply under the maturity clause will additionally attend an interview. The interviews will be held from 10 to 11 November 2020. 

 

 

Master of Science in Physical Education and Sport 

This programme of study provides students with the opportunity to examine, critically analyse, and evaluate the role of physical education and sport in contemporary society. Students are to gain theoretical and practical knowledge and understanding of Research Methods specific to the areas of Physical Education and Sport. The dissertation component will provide opportunities for students to apply theoretical knowledge of conducting research into practice. Students will understand and be able to apply practitioner research. Aspects such as leadership in the area of sport and physical education will be delved into and analysed. Continuous engagement in various professional development opportunities, coupled with ongoing reflection and analysis of professional practice and relevant scientific literature will aid develop students' understanding of aspects directly related to the fields of Physical Education and Sport.

 

View the course selection criteria.

Course requirements 

Candidates are to produce:

1.  Attestations regarding experience in the area of the proposed study.  Please click here to download the Record of Experience in Sport & Physical Education form, this must be attached with the attestations provided.

 

  •  The Record of Experience in Sport & Physical Education form and attestations are to be sent by email to ipes@um.edu.mt by Monday, 3rd August 2020.

 


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