Sport, Health and Public Services: Swansea
Challenge by Choice
The School of Sport, Health and Outdoor Education has a number of exciting, progressive, vocational programmes available on the Swansea campus in areas of sport, public services, nursing, health and social care.
On the Swansea Business Campus, the School of Sport, Health & Outdoor Education offers the following Undergraduate, Higher National Diploma and Foundation degree programmes:
Public Services Portfolio
- Public Services (BA)
- Policing (BSc)
- Policing & Criminology (BSc)
- Law & Business (BA)
- Law & Public Services (BA)
- Law & Criminology (BA)
- Law & Policing (BA)
We offer a range of nursing, health, social care and childcare courses, offered across our Swansea and Carmarthen campuses and group locations.
The health portfolio prepares students to work within the 600 jobs roles offered within nursing, management, health and social care. Work placements are an integral feature within all the programmes and equip students with the professional tools to deal with the challenging demands within this sector.
- Care (CertHE)
- Health and Social Care (HND, BSc)
- Health Management (HND, BSc)
- Health and Care of Children and Young People (FdSc, BSc)
- Nursing Studies & Health (DipHE, CertHE)
Sports Management Portfolio
- International Sports Management (Tracksuit to the Global Manager) (BA)
- Sports Management (Tracksuit to Boardroom) (BA, HND, Foundation Degree)
- Stadium and Sports Facility Management (Tracksuit to Facility Management) (BA)
- Watersports Management (Wetsuit to Boardroom) (BA)
95% Overall Student Satisfaction
Sport, Health and Outdoor Education has scored highly in nearly all areas of this year’s NSS, scoring 95% Overall Student Satisfaction.
Why Study Here?
Integration of theory and practice
In Swansea, the integration of theory and practice are key features of the Public Services and Police Science degrees, and they work closely with the fire service, the police and prison services.
The location of the Swansea programmes at the Swansea Business Campus in the heart of the city provides an opportunity for students to study alongside and discuss common ideas about enterprise, management and business both public and private.
Award Winning Degrees
The Public Services degree has won many national and local awards for their voluntary activities.
Prepare Students for Work
The Health portfolio of programmes prepares students to work in Nursing and Health & Social Care, and qualifies students to work with children and young adults. Work Placements are integral features of all the degrees and lead students into employment.
Award Winning Facilities
Sports Management students make full use of the fully equipped and award winning LC2 centre in Swansea and are regular visitors to the Premier League Liberty Stadium, developing their practical skills in sports coaching alongside key business and management modules to enable career progression.
All staff have current or recent experience in sports management, sports development and coaching. Watersports Management is the latest new programme and is unique to Wales and the south west.