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Full time | Teesside University | 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 Studies

Course type


Course Summary

Course overview:

This course is designed to prepare you for playing a leading role in the growth areas of sport and exercise. It stresses the relationship between theory and its professional application, and aims to develop knowledge, skills and expertise in a range of sport and exercise disciplines.

You will be encouraged to develop your own programme of study by selecting topics within modules that have relevance to your professional, academic and personal goals. The programme is designed to allow you to focus on your discipline interest(s). You will be required to attend University one day per week (Monday) in semesters 1 and 2. Attendance in semester 3 is more flexible and is negotiated between you and your research project supervisor.

How you learn:

You develop the necessary comprehension and critical understanding of theories, techniques and methodologies appropriate to research and advanced scholarship using practical sessions, workshops, laboratories, tutorials, seminars and research projects.

How you are assessed:

Assessment methods include assignments, data-based evaluation, presentations, laboratory reports, critical reviews, case study and other research reports, original research and examinations.

Career opportunities:

Graduates go on to varied careers, including sports management, coaching, consultancy, sports science or strength and conditioning support roles and academia.


This module will develop your understanding and skills in sport and exercise laboratory and field techniques, data collection/processing, and analysis. You will gain hands on experience of using a wide range of equipment that is used to assess different aspects of sport and exercise performance. You will also develop an evidence-based reflective learning approach in the assessment of a range of clients.

Tuition fees

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Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


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Entry requirements

Applicants should normally have a good honours degree in an appropriate subject, or a degree plus experience, or additional acceptable qualifications.

University information

Based on its vibrant campus in the heart of Middlesbrough in North East England, Teesside University is a friendly, modern university offering a broad portfolio of courses. The University has recently invested more than £275m in its town-centre campus giving it a leading edge in digital innovation, forensic facilities and sport and health sciences buildings. The University is investing an additional £300m over the next ten years to further...more

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