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Faculty of Sport

Academy of Sport

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BSc Sport Science

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About the Programme

The sports industry is burgeoning, and with a flourishing industry comes a demand for well-educated leaders to fill a variety of roles including media relations, advertising and sales promotion, marketing, financial management, facilities planning and coaching.

What Will I Study?

The BSc in Sport Science aims to:

  • Develop students’ knowledge of the importance of sport science in national development
  • Enhance students’ competencies in areas of sport physiology, psychology, nutrition, law, ethics, biomechanics, anatomy, marketing, events management and leadership
  • Develop a cadre of qualified sport scientists who can contribute to the enhancement of sport within and outside the Caribbean
  • Expose students to the most modern concepts, models, theories and practices in sport science
  • Offer students practical experiences within the various sport science disciplines

Facilities and Resources

Enhance your learning experience by fully utilising our:
  • Strength and Conditioning Laboratory
  • Biomechanics and Exercise Physiology Laboratory

Career Opportunities

Careers in Sport Science or Management:
  • Dietician
  • Nutritionist
  • Sports Administrator
  • Sports Facilities Manager
  • Sports Psychologist
And more…

Why Study in Barbados

Come for a semester on Study Abroad or do a full degree in a multicultural learning environment.  Enjoy the beach, experience the culture and excel in your studies.

We welcome local, international and regional students.

At a Glance

  • Degree Level: Undergraduate
  • Qualification: BSc
  • Duration: The degree programme is a three-year full time programme which includes 10 courses per year.

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Programme Details

Students must complete 30 courses of 90 credit hours in order to graduate. Assessment will be a mix of coursework, assignments and final exams.
Courses include:

  • Introduction to Sociology II
  • Critical Thinking & Analysis
  • Introduction to Human Physiology
  • Introduction to Sport Psychology
See Complete Course List

Admission is considered for candidates:

  • With a minimum of five CXC CSEC General Proficiency (Grades I-III) or GCE O-Level subjects which must include English Language and either one of the following: a Foreign Language, Mathematics, Geography or an approved Science subject. (Mathematics is required for the Accounting, Economics and Management Studies majors.)
  • With passes in at least two, two-unit CAPE subjects or two GCE A-Level subjects of the equivalent OR
  • With an Associate Degree from an approved tertiary level institution with a minimum Grade Point Average of 2.5 or above OR
  • Who have successfully completed the Certificate in Management and Administration of Sport

Have a look at the programme fees for: