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Full time | Parkgate Road Campus | 1 year | OCT

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

OCT

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Sports Medicine Sports Physiotherapy Sports / Movement Science

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The MSc Sports Medicine course has been designed to enable you to develop a range of discipline-specific abilities and apply them to your selected area of special interest.

Course overview

This course has been designed to enable you to develop a range of discipline-specific abilities and apply them to your selected area of special interest. The course is taught by an experienced team of tutors, and all teaching has an applied focus, with full use made of the BASES-accredited sports science laboratories.

Assessment

Assessment of modules is varied, and comprises a combination of coursework, research reports and presentations. There are no exams.

Job prospects

Many of our graduates go on to employment in the applied sports science fields, for example with national organisations such as the English Institute of Sport, or professional sports teams. Some progress on to PhD programmes and/or into lecturing in Further and Higher Education.

Modules

Preventing injury in athletes - including use of equipment, functional movement analysis, stretching, resistance training and the management of training loads; Preventing illness in athletes - including basic hygiene and adequate nutrition/hydration; Anti-doping in elite and professional sport - including the sociological and physiological concepts.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

6,885

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

13,450

Entry requirements

Applications are expected from sport and exercise sciences, physiology, coaching, biomechanics or similar graduates with a first degree (minimum of 2:1 honours or equivalent). Original certificates and a transcript of marks should be presented with the application.

University information

The University of Chester is a 21st century university which traces its roots back to 1839, placing it among the oldest higher education institutions in England. With a modern outlook, a strong research pedigree and guiding principles of supportiveness and inclusiveness, it’s an academic community that has stood the test of time. Today, it attracts thousands of students from around the world and is known for its commitment to helping students...more

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