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Sports and Exercise Medicine - Medic MSc

Sports and Exercise Medicine - Medic MSc

Different course options

Full time | Mile End | 1 year | 18-SEP-23

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

18-SEP-23

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Sports Medicine Personal Fitness Sports Physiotherapy Sports / Movement Science Medicine (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This internationally renowned programme is open to doctors and physiotherapists. As the longest-established Sports and Exercise Medicine MSc in the country, we have a prestigious history. The Centre is ideally situated on the same campus as the sports injury, physiotherapy, podiatry and the interdisciplinary combined sports clinics.

This programme will:

  • Offer you mastery of foundation concepts and skills in Sports and Exercise Medicine.
  • Give you the knowledge and skills to assess sports injuries and to understand their treatment options, as well as understanding the physiological and psychological benefits of exercise and its use as a health tool.
  • Allow you regular clinical contact with athletes and sportspeople.
  • Introduce you to visiting lecturers, who are experts in the field of Sports Medicine.

Facilities

  • Access to the Human Performance Laboratory (HPL) and its state-of-the-art physiological testing and motion analysis equipment
  • Queen Mary’s comprehensive libraries, including our Postgraduate Reading Room
  • Our new Graduate Centre: purpose-built study spaces and a roof-top common room with a terrace
  • Access to many journals about sport and exercise medicine

Career paths

Successful alumni have gone on to further study at PhD level, to work in specialised roles in sports medicine and to hold pivotal positions in the field across the UK and internationally. Graduates include the Chief Medical Officers for Team Great Britain at the Beijing 2008 and London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games, and the Greek team at Athens 2004.

Modules

This module builds upon the knowledge and practical skills gained in Sports Injury Assessment. The greater complexity of the knowledge provided gives the required level of understanding for the multiple paradigms that underpin the clinical assessment and reasoning of presenting injuries and subsequent management planning. The integration of different imaging modalities, and their rationale for been used, is explored. Topics will include the selection of imaging modalities by body site and pathology to aid in the diagnosis and monitoring of injury. At the core of the module will be the acquisition of practical skills in ultrasound scanning with a syllabus based on recommendations by the Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine. This module has an extensive clinical component.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

12,250

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

24,500

Entry requirements

2:1 or above at undergraduate level in a relevant subject. The course is aimed at qualified doctors, physiotherapists and osteopaths. Applicants need at least one year of clinical experience. If you are a physiotherapist with an overseas qualification, you must be registered with the Health Professions Council.

University information

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is an internationally regarded public research institution based in London. It has a long history, dating back over 230 years, and is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of universities. QMUL has five campuses in the city of London and an international network of satellite campuses in China, Malta and Paris. There is a population of around 16,000 students at the London campuses and more than 32,000...more