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BSc. Sports Science

Entry Requirements

In addition to the normal university admission requirements, a candidate must have a minimum grade of 3 principal passes in the Uganda Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education (UACE) or its equivalent and a principal pass in at least 2 of the following subjects: Biology, Physical sciences, or Physics and Chemistry. Where a candidate lacks this requirement, a bridging course will be required in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Mathematics.

Teaching and Assessment Pattern

Duration of Courses

Three years covering six semesters. The duration shall be 17 weeks per academic semester.

Mode of Instruction

  • Lectures
  • Assignments (Individual or Group)
  • Presentation
  • Practical activity
  • Demonstrations
  • Self study
  • Independent Research / supervision

Assessment Pattern

           Assignments (Class Assignments, Tests)        40%

           Theory Tests/Examinations                                   60%

Total                                                                                    100%

Assessment Pattern – Practical Activity

Assignments (Theory & Practical Work outs)                30%

Practical Tests/Examinations                                           30%

Theory Tests/Examinations                                              40%

Total                                                                                    100%

Responsibility of the Studens

regular attendance and active participation. do all assignments, tests, practicals and examinations.

Responsibility of the Course Lecturer

Regular and punctual teaching.

Accurate and prompt grading of assignments, tests, practical tests and examinations.

Available to assist students.

Programme Details

FIRST YEAR SEMESTER I 

Code

Course Title

LH

PH

CH

CU

SPS 1101

Introduction to Sports Science

30

0

30

2

SPS 1103

Basic Organic Chemistry

30

30

45

3

SPS 1104

Human Anatomy

30

30

45

3

SPS 1105

Basic Mechanics

45

0

45

3

PSY 1101

General Psychology

45

0

45

3

Makbit 1101

Introduction To Computer And Information Science

30

30

45

3

SPS 1108

Soccer

15

30

30

2

SPS 1110

Swimming I (Introduction to Swimming)

15

30

30

2

 

TOTAL

 

 

 

21

 FIRST YEAR - SEMESTER II

Code

Course Title

LH

PH

CH

CU

SPS 1201

Introduction to Biochemistry

60

0

60

4

SPS 1202

Growth, Development and Skill acquisition

30

30

45

3

SPS 1203

Human Physiology

45

0

45

3

SPS 1204

Biomechanics

45

0

45

3

SPS 1207

Psychology of Sport

30

0

30

2

SPS 1208

Athletics: Track Events

15

30

30

2

SPS 1212

Netball

15

30

30

2

SPS 1213

Swimming II(Water Safety)

15

30

30

2

 

TOTAL

 

 

 

21

 SECOND YEAR SEMESTER I - SEMESTER III

Code

Course Title

LH

PH

CH

CU

SPS 2102

Physiology of Exercise

60

0

60

4

SPS 2103

Sports Pedagogy

45

0

45

3

SPS 2105

Biomechanical Analysis

45

0

45

3

SPS 2106

Biomedical Implications of Sports

45

0

45

3

SPS 2101

Sports Management

30

0

30

2

SPS 2108

Research Methods in Sports and Exercise

45

0

45

 

ELECTIVE COURSES (Minimum 2)

SPS 2111

Basketball

15

30

30

2

SPS 2112

Handball

15

30

30

2

SPS 2113

Rugby

15

30

30

2

SPS 2114

Athletics: Field Events

15

30

30

2

 

TOTAL

 

 

 

22

 

Years: 
3