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MSc Sports and Exercise Medicine (Online delivery)

MSc Sports and Exercise Medicine (Online delivery)

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Study mode

Online

Duration

2 years

Start date

SEP-22

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

The two year online MSc Sports and Exercise Medicine course is aimed at professionals working in a sports clinic environment. Students are taught to independently access information to critically assess, evaluate and disseminate the evidence based research.

The MSc Sports and Exercise Medicine course, run with the collaborative partner Diploma MSc, is delivered by an innovative and experienced team who has an established international reputation in sports and exercise medicine.

Assessment

Students are expected in the first 8 weeks to interact with their tutor on a weekly basis. Students select a specific project and submit a project summary/proposal (approximately 1,500 words).

Once the proposal has been approved, the professional project (10,500 words) itself is then completed through online guidance and supervision offered by the tutor.

Careers

This qualification has been introduced with the purpose of promoting and enhancing professional skills and knowledge among its students which have direct relevance and application to the demands of their working roles. There is increasing competition for employment in the healthcare arena and a need for higher qualifications to assist with career development and support specialisation. It is envisaged that most students will be in primary care or aspiring to such posts.

Modules

Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation and Return to Exercise
Common Sports Injuries and Investigation
The Multidisciplinary Team in Exercise and Sport
Exercise and Sport in Relation to Chronic Disease and Populations
Management and Rehabilitation Planning of Sports and Exercise Related Injuries
Anatomy, Physiology and Psychology of Sport and Exercise

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (overall cost)

8,880

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (overall cost)

8,880

Entry requirements

Students will typically hold a first degree or equivalent (including international qualifications) in a relevant professional healthcare field, such as a medical or nursing degree. Registered healthcare professionals without these recognised qualifications will be considered on an individual basis and a wide range of prior experience may be taken into account.

University information

The University of South Wales (USW) is progressive and career-oriented university, which provides high quality tuition and course content developed in collaboration with key employers and industry-leading professional partners. The university offers a huge selection of courses, over 500 in total, and a comprehensive selection of postgraduate taught and research programmes which are internationally regarded. Courses are designed with the needs of...more