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Football Medicine in association with FIFA MSc

Football Medicine in association with FIFA MSc

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Study mode

Distance without attendance


3 years

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Football Medicine (General)

Course type


Course Summary

Developed in partnership with FIFA, this specialist master's course equips qualified doctors with the skills to conduct clinical practice in football settings.

This highly flexible academic and clinical online master's degree develops your sport and exercise medicine skills, with a focus on football. You’ll gain advanced football medicine knowledge to benefit your sport-specific or portfolio medical career.

Through Bath’s clinical experts and FIFA’s industry insights, you’ll learn the skills needed to improve the preparation, development, and medical management of recreational or elite players. You’ll also explore how to use exercise for rehabilitation effectively.

You can complete this master's degree alongside your clinical practice. Bath is one of the few universities offering this type of academically recognised MSc course through part-time and distance learning. This allows you to complete your studies with greater flexibility.

Graduate prospects

By the end of your studies, you will be better equipped to work in a variety of football medicine roles (such as team doctor), or to expand the scope of your current practice to include football medicine.

If you want to continue your research alongside professional practice, we also provide an established Professional Doctorate, offering a route for MSc students interested in continuing their research to doctoral level while working part-time.

Recent Department for Health graduates have gone on to work for leading organisations in the field of football, including:

  • FIFA Medical Department
  • The Premier League
  • UEFA
  • Manchester United FC
  • The FA


The sports doctor
Football medicine in practice 1
Exercise physiology
Functional anatomy and sporting movement analysis
Sports injuries and rehabilitation
The psychology of sport and exercise
Football medicine in practice 2
Advanced football medicine
Research project
Research project design

Tuition fees

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International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

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Entry requirements

To apply for this course, you should have a Bachelor of Medicine or Bachelor of Surgery. You should be a qualified medical doctor with full unrestricted registration with the General Medical Council. You should also have a minimum of one year’s work experience as a qualified and registered doctor before enrolment.

University information

The University of Bath is one of the UK’s most prestigious institutions, consistently ranking among the top 10 in the country, with an international reputation for excellence. The university upholds an extremely high standard of teaching and is a world-leading research centre, employing an innovative approach to education which aims to foster enterprise and leadership. Bath fosters an inclusive and supportive learning community, comprised of...more