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Sport and Exercise Medicine - MSc/PgD/PgC

Sport and Exercise Medicine - MSc/PgD/PgC

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Sports Medicine Sports / Movement Science Sports Physiotherapy

Course type


Course Summary

This unique RCGP accredited postgraduate programme seeks to educate medical doctors, chartered physiotherapists and osteopaths in the field of sport and exercise medicine. During the programme you will be lectured by highly qualified experts in sport and exercise medicine and sport and exercise science on the latest academic and practical developments in the field. The postgraduate programme provides students with a wide breadth of knowledge across sport and exercise medicine and the necessary skills to apply theory into practice.

The programme provides doctors, physiotherapists and osteopaths interested in sport and exercise medicine with: The necessary scientific background knowledge to appreciate the issues arising in the field of sport and exercise medicine. Up-to-date training in modern methods of diagnosing and treating sports injuries, including emergency care. The necessary skills and knowledge to provide advice on the prevention of sports injuries. An introduction to research appropriate to the field of sport and exercise medicine. Opportunities to learn about the theory and application of sport and exercise science in a sporting context. The opportunity to build upon previous research experience. An opportunity to undertake a piece of discipline related research activity as exemplified by the dissertation project. Students can exit at Postgraduate Certificate and Postgraduate Diploma levels.

Different course options

Full time | Cyncoed Campus | 2 years | SEP-20

Study mode

Full time


2 years

Start date



The aim of the module is to provide students with the insight to make informed decisions and to design and plan a piece of independent research. The focus is for students to gain an advanced understanding and appreciation of the research process as an evolving phenomenon from a quantitative approach.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Applications are welcome from prospective students who hold a medical degree or allied health sciences degree (e.g. physiotherapy, osteopathy, chiropractic, podiatry, sports rehabilitation, sports therapy, nursing); All applicants need to be registered with the relevant regulatory health body (e.g. GMC, CSP, HCPC, GOsC, GCC, HPC, BASRAT, Society of Sports Therapists, NMC); Applicants should also have a minimum of one-year post-graduation clinical experience and have work experience within the field of sport and/or exercise medicine, which should be demonstrated in their personal statement. All suitable applicants will be interviewed.

University information

Cardiff Metropolitan University is one of Cardiff’s oldest educational institutions, having gone through several name changes during its history. It has two campuses (Cyncoed and Llandaff) which are just outside the city centre and provides a range of different courses. Approximately 35% of its students are studying a postgraduate qualification, and 30% of their overall attendees are mature students. The university was awarded a Silver...more