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MSc Sports Performance Analysis

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Full time | Bishop Otter Campus | 1 year | SEP

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Full time


1 year

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Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Sports / Movement Science

Course type


Course Summary


Become proficient at the delivery of coach-driven, observational, and data-driven analyses

Our highly-vocational MSc Sports Performance Analysis programme explores the more advanced concepts, processes and techniques undertaken within industry, and is aligned to employer needs.

With an emphasis on the application of theory to practice, a key focus is the development of practical competencies and software proficiency required for a career within sport performance analysis.

Students are issued with an Apple MacBook Pro with Hudl SportsCode Elite installed to support academic and placement work. This is a novel feature of the programme, and we are the only university to offer this.

Prepare for your career within sports performance analysis

The outstanding links within the industry across multiple sports, cutting-edge facilities, novel assessment methods, and expert staff create an ideal learning environment for those either wishing to seek future employment in sports performance analysis, or, those currently employed within a professional club or organisation.

It caters to the rapidly developing and evolving job market within the field of sports performance analysis and is in response to the marked growth in career opportunities and proliferation of roles available to (aspiring/current) performance analysts within amateur and professional sporting organisations.

Students can also achieve PGDip and PGCert awards.


Acquire the skills and knowledge required to gain employment as a sports analyst

This course boasts outstanding employability and has a proven track record of graduates securing full-time employment.

Amongst others, our graduates have gone on to secure jobs with:

  • Harlequins RFC
  • Tottenham Hotspur FC
  • England Basketball
  • Southampton FC
  • Manchester United FC
  • AFC Bournemouth
  • Brighton and Hove Albion FC
  • Bristol City FC
  • Celtic FC
  • Paris Saint Germain FC
  • New York Mets
  • Lawn Tennis Association
  • Surrey County Cricket Club
  • Wasps RFC
  • UK Anti-Doping


The use of computerised performance analysis systems has rapidly accelerated the production of sports data. As such, data visualisation is a crucial skill to readily identify patterns and trends in data and answer data-driven questions. The module aims to develop proficiency and autonomy with computerised performance analysis and data visualisation software

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Entry requirements

An honours degree at 2:1 or higher in a related discipline. Applicants with lower degree classifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis. You will be required to attend an interview.

University information

The University of Chichester has two campuses: one in the centre of Chichester, a charming and historic town, and the other close to the sea in Bognor Regis. The University offers both taught and research degrees at postgraduate level, with many of the courses offering work placements during the year. There is a vast range of academic departments to choose from, including Business, Dance, Humanities, Music, Sport and Theatre. Both sites –...more