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BA (Hons)History and Sports Studies

University of Stirling
United Kingdom, Stirling
Tuition fee £17,900 per year
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If you really want to understand the modern world, it’s essential to unlock the patterns of the past. History courses can help you do exactly that – and here at the University of Stirling, they take an innovative approach to guiding you through the major events and periods that have shaped us all.

This course provides the graduates with a breadth of knowledge and practical experiences that can be applied to a wide range of sport related careers. The course is flexible – and offer a wide variety of module options and it can be combined with a range of subjects, including Accountancy, Business Studies, Film and Media, History, Journalism, Marketing, and Psychology.

You can choose from modules exploring four subject areas:

Sports Policy and Management
Physical Activity and Health
Development of Sport
Sport, Culture and Society
In addition, our extracurricular volunteering opportunities and Sport Union clubs enable you to earn qualifications and gain valuable sport management experience alongside your academic degree.

Career opportunities

A History degree from the University of Stirling opens up career opportunities in a range of sectors, from museums and heritage trusts to the civil service and worlds of marketing and journalism. Jobs directly related to a history degree include:

Heritage manager
Historic buildings inspector or conservation officer
Museum education officer
Museum or gallery curator
Museum or gallery exhibitions officer
Secondary school teacher
Civil Service fast streamer
Jobs where a history degree could be useful include:

Academic librarian
Civil Service administrator
Editorial assistant
Politician’s assistant
Primary School Teacher
Marketing Executive
Business Consultant

Job opportunities include working as a sports coach; teacher; consultant; or a manager or administrator for employers such as a local authority, commercial and voluntary sport organisation or governing bodies of sport.

Many of the graduates have gone on to work as:

sport development officers, working with sporting governing bodies to develop sport – both here in Scotland and abroad
managers of sport facilities in sport and leisure trusts across the UK
administrators for national governing bodies and sport policy agencies, such as sportscotland
sport officers working with charities in developing nations to use sport to build communities
personal trainers in health and fitness organisations
coaches working with development teams in a number of sports, such as football and rugby.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States