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What will I learn?

Course Summary

In this course, Current practical, technical and research skills are embedded in the course to reflect the needs of sport-related careers - you'll be able to enter industry or use this degree as a stepping stone to a PhD. You can choose to do a research project in any sport-related sub-discipline. Examples include but are not limited to: sports performance, performance analysis, sports nutrition, exercise physiology, including environmental physiology, biomechanics, kinesiology and sports injuries, sport psychology. We give you the flexibility to develop your knowledge in a specific area of expertise within this distinctive research-based Sport Science Masters.

Careers and employability

Graduates of this Sport Science Masters course 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; 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) or equivalent in sport science or a relevant discipline such as psychology, biology or biochemistry. 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