Undergraduate Admissions - 2019/2020 Academic Year: Bachelor of Arts in Sport and Physical Culture Studies

School of Education and Leadership

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Undergraduate Admissions - 2019/2020 Academic Year

Bachelor of Arts in Sport and Physical Culture Studies

Applications are invited from prospective applicants for admission into the newly introduced Bachelor of Arts programme in Sport and Physical Culture Studies run by the Department of Physical Education and Sport Studies at the School of Education and Leadership, for the 2019/2020 academic year.

Overview of the Programme

The B.A. Sport and Physical Culture Studies programme places sport management at the centre of its course-of-study and prepares students to manage and administer sports—from the big leagues to local programs and everything in between.

Aims and Objectives

·         Provide opportunities for students to develop the self-reliant, flexibility and adaptability attributes necessary for survival in the complex sport industry.

·         Train students to be creative, innovative and be able to forge future orientation.

·         Develop the capacity of students to use ICT to enhance the management of sports in Ghana

·         Develop ability to recognize opportunities, take risks with comfort, think critically and solve problems.

·         Develop a comprehensive set of skills in marketing, fundraising, finance, facility management, and research for the sport industry.

·         Develop understanding of the societal, ethical, and philosophical perspectives related to sport organisations, employees and athlete behavior within sport organisations.

Industry/Global Trends

The B.A. Sport and Physical Culture Studies programme is designed to produce graduates with high competence to bridge this gap in the physical activity and sport industry.

Career Prospects

As a graduate of one of the first sport management programmes in Ghana, you will join the new cadre of sport managers and administrators who will impact the growth of the sport industry in Ghana. With the B.A. Sport & Physical Culture Studies degree you can find numerous job opportunities in areas such as:

·         Professional/Amateur sports

·         League operations

·         Sport agencies

·         District/Municipal recreation and sports

·         Manufacturing of equipment and supplies

·         Sport merchandising and service organisations

·         Sports news media

·         Health, wellness and fitness activities

·         Recreation, hotel operations and tourism

·         Specialized sport resorts

·         District/Regional Sport Organiser

·         Fitness Club Manager

Prospective applicants may visit the University's website www.ug.edu.gh for detailed information on admissions or contact us:

College Academic Officer- 0362194377, 0503899803, 0270316105 (WhatsApp only)

Email: coeacademic@ug.edu.gh.

School of Education and Leadership - 0502673636