Liverpool Hope University
Media & Communications and Sport & Physical Education BA (Hons)
Liverpool Hope University

Key Course Facts

Salary

Salary of Graduates in Sport and Exercise Sciences

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Sport and Exercise Sciences at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £18500 £19500 £23000
25-75 percentile range £15500 - £24000 £14500 - £23000 £19500 - £28000


Salary of all UK Graduates of Sport and Exercise Sciences

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £22301 £20030 £24272
25-75 percentile range £18899 - £25678 £15704 - £24452 £18907 - £29992

Course Description

Please note that Combined Honours degrees at Liverpool Hope University are split 50/50. This means both subjects will be studied equally.

Media & Communication

If you want an exciting career in the media but also want to understand how and why the media reports and represents the world in the ways it does, studying at Hope is the next step for you. Media and Communication provides you with an opportunity to closely study and analyse the ways in which the media industry shapes and is shaped by our world. Our degrees are designed to help you become an industry leader who is equipped to take on the critical task of ensuring a more reliable, trustworthy media industry, and to work as a cross-platform media practitioner.

Our curriculum is taught by lecturers with a reputation for international research and by a practitioner who has made BAFTA and EMMY award winning programmes and animated films. Media and Communication at Liverpool Hope is underpinned by the notion of interrogating power. We believe that the media must always be held to account and has a responsibility to pursue social justice. Whether it be through journalism, digital and social media theory and applied skills, our aim is to produce graduates who will make a better world.

Sport & Physical Education

Studying Sport and Physical Education at Liverpool Hope University gives you a skills-based theoretical, practical and applied experience which is underpinned by a foundation in subject knowledge and research skills. These include applied and theoretical approaches to sport psychology, performance and technique, sport analysis, sport management, sociology and history, and coaching science and development.

Within all disciplines you will approach the effect of sport, physical education and activity on individuals and society as a whole, emphasising the ethical issues relating to competition, participation and also the issues relating to health and wellbeing. You will be taught by a team of lecturers who are all experts in their field and widely published academics. You also have full access to the multimillion pound, state-of-the-art Health Science Building and Sports Complex, incorporating a running track, dedicated research space and new teaching laboratories.

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Media & Communications and Sport & Physical Education BA (Hons) at Liverpool Hope University

20% Process, plant and machine operatives
15% Welfare and housing associate professionals
15% Teaching and Childcare Associate Professionals
10% Conservation and environment professionals
5% Welfare and housing associate professionals
5% Caring personal services
5% Administrative occupations
5% Teaching Professionals
5% Business, Research and Administrative Professionals
5% Sales occupations

Students are assessed via a number of methods. Please go to the course link provided for further information.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Sport and Exercise Sciences

English language requirements

test Grade Additional Details
IELTS (Academic) 6

For International students, an overall score of 6.0 is required, with 6.0 in both reading and writing and no individual score lower than 5.5.

At Liverpool Hope University we welcome applicants from international students. Please refer to www.hope.ac.uk/international or contact [email protected] if you have any questions or require additional support.

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Media & Communications and Sport & Physical Education, BA (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

Costs

Tuition Fees Media & Communications and Sport & Physical Education BA (Hons)

EU £9250 year 1
England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Channel Islands £9250 year 1
International £12500 year 1

Additional fee information

Please note, some of our courses may have additional costs. Please visit the course webpage for further information.

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2025

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

University Rankings

Positions of Liverpool Hope University in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of Liverpool Hope University in related subject specific rankings.

Sports Science

    • #47 
    • #61 
    Sports Science
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]

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About Liverpool Hope University

Liverpool Hope University, also known as Hope, was founded in 1844 on the outskirts of Liverpool. Hope is formally affiliated with the Christian-Ecumenical religion, and provides spaces to practice your faith, including the EDEN building and Hope Chapel. Applicants can expect to find 12 research centres here, 2 modern libraries with knowledgeable librarian staff, and all of the on-site amenities you would expect as a student. Whenever you need some time away from the campus in your free time, Liverpool’s vibrant City Centre is just a 40-minute bus ride away.

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Student composition of Liverpool Hope University

undergraduates:
4160
postgraduates:
875
Total:
5035
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Where is this programme taught

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