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MSc Sport and Exercise Physiology

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Full time | Bishop Otter Campus | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Physiology (Human) Sports Physiotherapy Sports / Movement Science

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The MSc Sport and Exercise Physiology programme is designed for graduates seeking to develop specialist knowledge in Sport and Exercise Physiology. Within the past decade there has been a marked growth in the career opportunities available for sport and exercise biomechanics (eg teaching in further and higher education, World Class Support programmes). Coupled with this growth there has also been an increased need for appropriately qualified and accredited individuals to fill such positions. The British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences has developed procedures for the accreditation of suitably experienced individuals that stipulate the possession of a relevant form of postgraduate qualification. The MSc in Sport and Exercise Physiology, therefore, provides students with an opportunity to study at a postgraduate level to fulfill the initial requirements for BASES accreditation, to develop their knowledge of the sport and exercise sciences and to increase their skills in applying such knowledge in both sporting and exercise populations. Teaching and assessment includes: to gain a Postgraduate Certificate students need to complete three modules. Each module is assessed by a 4,000-word assignment; to gain a Postgraduate Diploma students need to complete six modules. Each module is assessed by a 4,000-word assignment; to gain an MSc students need to complete six modules and a dissertation of 12,000-words. The students have gone on to work & train in a variety industries including: Athletic trainer; Sports science support personnel; Sports equipment consultant; Health promotion.

Modules

You will advance your in-depth understanding of the structure, function and adaptability of human skeletal muscle with additional application to nutritional and training strategies to improve performance and wellbeing.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£7,900

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (per year)

£14,900

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to hold the equivalent of a good honours degree (2.1 or above) from a recognised university and students who have completed a 'top-up' degree at a UK university. And also accepting HND level qualifications if students have: relevant and substantial professional work experience and/or qualifications; completed a recognised pre-masters or graduate diploma in a relevant subject.