What will I learn?

The MSc Sport and Exercise Physiology programme is designed for graduates seeking to develop specialist knowledge in Sport and Exercise Physiology. Within the past decade there has been a marked growth in the career opportunities available for sport and exercise biomechanics (eg teaching in further and higher education, World Class Support programmes). Coupled with this growth there has also been an increased need for appropriately qualified and accredited individuals to fill such positions. The British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences has developed procedures for the accreditation of suitably experienced individuals that stipulate the possession of a relevant form of postgraduate qualification. The MSc in Sport and Exercise Physiology, therefore, provides students with an opportunity to study at a postgraduate level to fulfill the initial requirements for BASES accreditation, to develop their knowledge of the sport and exercise sciences and to increase their skills in applying such knowledge in both sporting and exercise populations. Teaching and assessment includes: to gain a Postgraduate Certificate students need to complete three modules. Each module is assessed by a 4,000-word assignment; to gain a Postgraduate Diploma students need to complete six modules. Each module is assessed by a 4,000-word assignment; to gain an MSc students need to complete six modules and a dissertation of 12,000-words. The students have gone on to work & train in a variety industries including: Athletic trainer; Sports science support personnel; Sports equipment consultant; Health promotion.

Which department am I in?

Sport, Education and Social Science

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£14,900.00 (US$ 20,195) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

Bishop Otter Campus

Bishop Otter Campus,

Chichester,

West Sussex,

PO19 6PE, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need 4 year bachelor degree with minimum GPA 2.8.

For international students

Students need to hold the equivalent of a good honours degree (2.1 or above) from a recognised university and students who have completed a 'top-up' degree at a UK university. And also accepting HND level qualifications if students have: relevant and substantial professional work experience and/or qualifications; completed a recognised pre-masters or graduate diploma in a relevant subject. Students need IELTS 6.0 (with none of the four components lower than 5.5); TOFEL score of 89 overall with 18 in Reading, 17 in Listening, 20 in Speaking, 17 in writing.

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

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