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Welcome to Postgraduate Programme

The Department of Sport, Recreation and Exercise Science (SRES) provides students with the necessary academic and professional skills to promote health through participation in sport, recreation and physical activities.​

 

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 Postgraduate Programmes

 

The Department of Sport, Recreation and Exercise Science at the University of the Western Cape has many exciting post-graduate programmes that could prepare you for a career, amongst others, in Biokinetics, exercise prescription, fitness counselling/coaching, fitness instruction, e.g. aerobics and personal training, lifestyle managing, programme planning and management, facility management and administration, sport psychology, sports coaching, life orientation and teaching (health and physical education), sport administration and organisation, fitness instruction, communications, e.g. sports journalism, broadcasting and public relations.

THE FOLLOWING PROGRAMMES ARE OFFERED:

All the Honours programmes include a research component.

B.A. OR B.Sc HONOURS DEGREE IN BIOKINETICS

Students with an interest in sports science and exercise rehabilitation are encouraged to apply. A limited number of students can be admitted to this programme.  

B.A. HONOURS DEGREE IN SPORT AND RECREATION MANAGEMENT (NOT BEING OFFERED 2019 ONWARDS)

Students with an interest in management of sport and recreation events, programmes and facilities are encouraged to apply. This programme is accessible to RPL candidates.

B.A. HONOURS DEGREE IN SPORT, RECREATION AND EXERCISE SCIENCE

Students interested in obtaining a broader understanding of the application of various disciplines within the domain of sport, recreation and exercise science are encouraged to apply. 

Those interested in this degree can choose between 2 streams of study:

1. Conditioning Coaching

    Students with an interest in the primary goal of training athletes and teams to maximize their full potential

2. Community and Health Development ​​(NUMBERS PERMITTING)

    Students with an interest in promoting community health and giving communities ways to maintain healthy lifestyles.

M.A. / M.Sc BIOKINETICS     (Full thesis)

M.A. DEGREE IN SPORT, RECREATION AND EXERCISE SCIENCE    (Full thesis)

Ph.D DEGREE IN SPORT, RECREATION AND EXERCISE SCIENCE    (Full thesis)

 For more information on the about any of the Postgraduate Programmes and for application processes therein, please click on the respective 'tabs' above.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL PROGRAMMES INCLUDE:

Degree in SRES (Sport, Recreation and Exercise Science) or equivalent thereof, with a minimum pass of 60%.  Closing date for applications is as indicated on the home page for all PG studies.

 

 

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