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Professional Practice (Sport Performance Analysis) Masters - MSc/PgD

Professional Practice (Sport Performance Analysis) Masters - MSc/PgD

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Full time | Cyncoed Campus | 1 year | 16-JAN-23

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

16-JAN-23

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Performance Appraisal Sports / Movement Science Health Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Course Overview

Performance Analysis in the Cardiff School of Sport & Health Sciences is world leading in terms of academic and applied perspectives. The School has offered post-graduate study in Performance Analysis since the first ever Masters in Performance Analysis was developed in 2003. The Cardiff School of Sport & Health Sciences has a unique Centre of Performance Analysis boasting high-spec teaching and practical based laboratories with a multitude of world-leading software and resources available.

The MSc Professional Practice programme, adopts a distance learning delivery approach, that allows for engagement with learning worldwide. The programme has a focus on the development of expertise and applied learning within the work environment and the application of theoretical context. This will be achieved through a longitudinal professional placement in the field of sport performance analysis, via either the students own work or a studentship advertised.

Assessment

With the exception of independent research project (Dissertation) and Professional Placement all modules assessments are based upon 5,000 words or equivalent. Assessment methods are designed to give the student opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of theoretical, applied and professional practice in the most relevant manner, and include coursework based essays, practical presentations, production of resources to highlight analysis, reports and critical reviews. The independent research project (dissertation) can be presented either as a traditional 12,000-word thesis or in the format of a journal article.

Employability & Careers

Many graduates of performance analysis from Cardiff Met are working within the field of performance analysis. Due to the demands of National Governing Bodies, satellite and terrestrial TV companies, soccer clubs, rugby clubs, Welsh Institute of Sport, the English Institutes (regional centres) of Sport there has been an increase in the range of career opportunities in the field of sport performance analysis. This programme prepares students for a range of analysis careers in the sports industry, particularly work which takes place with elite performers.

Modules

Professional Practice (Sport Performance Analysis)
Professional Placement
Dissertation
Contemporary Research in Performance Analysis
Reflective and Effective Practice
Research Methods in Sport

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

6,000

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

15,500

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally have one of the following: An honours degree (2:1 or above) in a sport or mathematics related area are appropriate to the Programme Director; An honours degree (2:1 or above) in an alternative subject area that is acceptable by the Programme Director; Experience of study or provision of performance analysis; Candidates with exceptional and extensive work experience in sport, coaching or performance will also be considered.

University information

Located across two campuses in Wales, Cardiff Metropolitan University is an award-winning institution (UK and Ireland University of the Year, Times Higher 2021) Cardiff Metropolitan University offers degree courses across a range of disciplines. Students can choose to study on either a full-time or part-time basis. Over 11,500 students from 140 countries study across its Cyncoed and Llandaff campuses. In addition, over 10,000 students...more

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