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Physical Education and Recreation Management, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #261 (QS) Hong Kong, Hong Kong (SAR)
The overall aim of the Physical Education and Recreation Management programme from Hong Kong Baptist University is to provide students with sufficient depth and breadth of knowledge, skills, and practical experience (internship) in the discipline of physical education and recreation management.
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To be physically active is an integral and important part of healthy living. With the increasing awareness and need for quality and active lifestyles, the numbers of public and private sport facilities, fitness clubs, and residential clubhouses have increased substantially over the years.

Under the ethos of "whole person education" of the University, the students in the  Physical Education and Recreation Managemen from Hong Kong Baptist University will also receive a strong liberal arts education such that they can embark on a variety of careers. 

Specifically, the objectives of the Physical Education and Recreation Management are to enable students to:

  • Acquire knowledge and concepts in physical education, sport sciences, and recreation;
  • Understand the key issues concerning physical education and recreation management in the society;
  • Apply knowledge and skills to effectively select, plan, conduct, and manage programmes in physical education, sport, health fitness, and recreation;
  • Apply a variety of assessment tools for evaluating physical education, sport, health fitness, and recreation programmes;
  • Develop critical thinking skills, independent research skills, communication skills, and team work skills; and
  • Develop positive attitudes towards the adoption of a healthy active lifestyle.

Internship Programme

Internship is one of the essential components of the Bachelor of Arts (Honors) Degree in Physical Education and Recreation Management (PERM) at the Hong Kong Baptist University. It is a strategy of applied learning and a structured programme developed and supervised by the University in collaboration with local and overseas sport and recreation agencies. The internship experience is a valuable element to nurture students' professionalism and a practice to prepare for their future career. 

Emplyment Distribution

  • School Teachers
  • Sport and Recreation Administration
  • Sport Coach
  • Commercial
  • Further Studies
  • Discipline Forces

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Exercise Physiology
  • History & Philosophy of Physical Education, Sport and Recreation
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Internship - Local Placement
  • Internship - Overseas Placement
  • Motor Learning and Development
  • Organization and Administration in Physical Education and Recreation
  • Prevention and Care of Sports Injuries
  • Research Methods
  • Sport and Exercise Psychology
  • Test and Measurement
  • Theory and Practice in Sport and Recreation Management
  • Conditioning and Fitness
  • Dance

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

Examples include applicants who

  • are representing / have represented Hong Kong,
  • belong to the HKBU sports team(s),
  •  are contributing to the society greatly as an athlete, or
  • have outstanding achievements in the sports field.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18037 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18037 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    5424 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5424 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • HK$42,100 (local);
  • HK$140,000 (non-local)

Living costs for Hong Kong

  • 13720 - 23420 HKD/month
    Living Costs

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