What will I learn?

Our Master of Professional Studies (MProf) in Elite Performance provides an opportunity for those working in performance related roles to complete a programme of study focused on career-based needs and aspirations.

This is an exciting and original initiative, capable of providing a high level, vocationally focused award to a broad range of professionals working in high performance domains. Applications are especially welcome from those working in sports coaching, sports science, strength and conditioning, psychologists, analysis, medical practitioners, the military, police, and fire and rescue.

Study is designed specifically around your professional work, with the aim of enhancing professional practice or progression in your chosen performance environment. At the outset of this course you’ll formulate a detailed personal development plan (PDP) which will outline what you want to achieve on this course and how you’ll be able to apply what you learn to your professional environment and the world of elite performance.

Why study with us

  • An innovative, flexible and original course, designed specifically for working professionals, which has a strong national and international reputation.
  • A course taught by staff with extensive professional and research experience.
  • Supports student progress and practice by challenging perceptions and beliefs, answering questions, solving problems and driving innovations that will shape future professional practice.

Learning and assessment

The majority of student learning is achieved through guided reading, with subsequent supported synthesis and discussion through formal (with your supervisor) and informal (with peers) methods.

Assessments vary, are agreed with your supervisor and can be via professional and academic reports, case studies, a personal development plan, a learning diary, presentation and a final piece of research.

Which department am I in?

School of Natural Sciences

Study options

Online/Distance with attendance (3 years)

Tuition fees
£13,500.00 (13,93,852) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

September 2021, December 2021, March 2022, June 2022

Venue

Preston Campus

Preston Campus,

Preston,

Lancashire,

PR1 2HE, England

Online/Distance with attendance (7 years)

Tuition fees
Full-time fee is £13500. It is a guide for part-time students.
Start date

September 2021, December 2021, March 2022, June 2022

Venue

Preston Campus

Preston Campus,

Preston,

Lancashire,

PR1 2HE, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have bachelors Degree from reputable university with GPA 2.6/4 for 2:2 or GPA 3.2/4 for 2:1.

For international students

Postgraduate (IELTS 6.5 with no component below 6). TOEFL IBT: 91 (with minimum grades of 21 in each component).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
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