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Sport Performance Analysis MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Sports / Movement Science

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This master’s course prepares students to work as a performance analyst by giving you the necessary theoretical and practical knowledge and skills to fulfil those roles. Sports Performance Analysis is an area experiencing massive growth, virtually every professional club and elite athlete employ or work with performance analysts who provide them with objective data to ultimately improve sporting performance. Roles typically include preparing statistical reports, preparing specific videos i.e. set pieces, coding matches via performance analysis software, identifying differences between teams/players via statistical analysis etc. Our pioneering programme is designed to prepare you for accreditation with the International Society of Performance Analysis of Sport. You will learn how to identify and develop performance indicators, how to create performance profiles, how to test reliability and get to grips with performance analysis software that is used in the industry.

You will gain experience as a performance analyst through our work-placement module. One of our partner organisations is Saracens Rugby Club and our facilities are housed at their nearby Allianz Park stadium where we boast world-class performance laboratories, rehabilitation units and testing facilities. You will build invaluable industry contacts and we maintain contact with many of our graduates who have gone on to work in professional sport with clubs like Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester City, Charlton FC, Saracens RFC and organisations like the English Institute of Sport, the RFU and the Lawn Tennis Association to name a few. This course prepares you for accreditation from the International Society of Performance Analysis of Sport. This Sport Performance Analysis programme is for students who would like to develop key skills and competencies, acquire a body of knowledge, and gain exposure to new and innovative areas of the subject. A Sports Performance Analysis degree opens the doors to a number of exciting career paths, with excellent career progression opportunities. Graduates will also be capable of establishing their own consultancy business or progressing to additional study/research including MPhil/PhD.

Different course options

Full time | Middlesex University | 1 year | OCT-19

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

OCT-19

Modules

This module aims: to support students to undertake research, with a focus appropriate to their programme and area of practice and building upon the research proposal formulated in SES4430; to create a peer learning community for students to critically support each other in the research process; to provide guidance, additional to that provided by the students supervisors, on matters of ethical application, research methods, data collection, analysis and writing-up.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£9,100

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£13,900

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have a second class honours degree 2:1 or above in a sport or exercise related field. We would also welcome applications from students with undergraduate degrees in all sciences, maths and IT areas. Students with a 2:2 degree may be considered at our discretion. Alternatively prospective students who have completed the ISPAS accreditation and have extensive experience in the area will be considered via interview. Prospective students who fail to meet some of the above criteria may be directed to some preliminary study e.g. Summer school or distance learning courses. We also normally require Grade C GCSE or an equivalent qualification.

University information

Middlesex is a campus university based in leafy North London only 25 minutes from the buzz of central London. It has been excelling in teaching for over 130 years and boasts international campuses in Dubai and Mauritius. Their industry led, contemporary courses and practice-based teaching will help you to excel in the job market and become a leader in your field. Middlesex’s teaching is informed by the needs of industry, so you’ll develop the...more

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