What will I learn?

More about the course

The MSc in Sport and Exercise Science provides an exciting opportunity to develop your knowledge and understanding in this field of study.

The course has been designed to attract a range of sport and exercise graduates, and includes a balance of taught content, professional practice, academic skills and independent study. During the course you will have the opportunity to tailor your study to your chosen career goal/sector interests.

Two key elements of this course are centred around supporting performers/clients/athletes to achieve their potential, and engaging in the advancement of your knowledge, skills, and understanding of sport and exercise topics. The course culminates with the production of an advanced research project in an area of your choice.

How am I assessed?

Assessment methods include proposals, presentations, creative products, dissertations, reports and blogs.

A range of enrichment workshops led by visiting practitioners will enable you to gain knowledge of current techniques and industry practices.

How is the course taught?

You will learn through a variety of methods including lectures, seminars, practical sessions, workshops, guest speakers and visits, independent research and case studies. The course is delivered in a range of settings including classroom, lecture theatre, rehabilitation clinic, sports arena, and human performance laboratory.

You will be given opportunities to present group work to your peers developing skills in public speaking and increasing self-confidence as well as leading practical sessions. You will be provided with a range of placement and development opportunities.

What will I achieve?

Upon successful completion you will receive a Masters in Sport and Exercise awarded by NCG.

Which department am I in?

Sport and Uniform Services

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
To be confirmed
Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

Rye Hill Campus

Scotswood Road,

Newcastle upon Tyne,

Tyne and Wear,

NE4 7SA, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students are expected to have completed their undergraduate studies or have equivalent work experience to join a postgraduate course. In exceptional circumstances, students with extensive work experience and/or a professional qualification may be considered for entry.

For international students

Students need to have a BA (Hons) qualification in an appropriate subject with a classification of 2:1 or 1st. Mature students will be considered only on the basis of relevant industry experience. Applicants for whom English Language is not their first language are expected to achieve a minimum IELTS Score of 6.0 or the nationally recognised equivalent.

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

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