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What will I learn?

Course Summary

Develop your expertise primarily within the area of sport and exercise physiology. Current practical, technical and research skills are embedded in the course to reflect the needs of sport-related careers and industry. You will develop a range of practical and empirical skills that are transferable across industry, sport and health sectors. Your focus will be on developing research expertise for a project conducted over the entire year of study, that you will submit and publish. You'll learn a strong complement of applied and research skills, balanced with how to communicate key information to relevant sport industry partners. Skills needed if you want to work in industry or to go gain a PhD.

Careers and employability

Graduates of the Exercise Physiology Masters have pursued careers in sports marketing and management, sports injury and rehabilitation and sport psychology research. Employers have included Manchester United FC, Northumbria University, Institute of Youth Sport, Kings College and English Institute of Sport. This degree can provide a platform for students who are considering a PhD, and want to gain further experience and relevant qualifications before committing to a research degree.

Which department am I in?

Sports Science

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£15,100.00 (US$ 19,671) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected September 2021

Venue

Clifton Campus

Nottingham Trent University,

Clifton Lane,

Nottingham,

NG11 8NS, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students who hold a Bachelors degree from a recognised institution with a grade point average of 3.2 (2.1) and 2.8 (2.2) are considered for entry to masters degree. IELTS: 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component.

For international students

Students should have a UK honours degree (minimum 2.1) in a sport science related subject including biology and biochemistry. Students with relevant employment experience or other relevant qualifications will also be considered. Students need to have IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component.

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

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About this uni

Nottingham Trent University was awarded Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework, and 89% of students are highly satisfied with their experience.

  • ‘University of the Year’ - Times Higher Education Awards 2017
  • Investment of over GBP 420 million across its campuses
  • 24-hour security in all University buildings
  • High employment rates - 96% students find job within 6 months