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MSc Sports Performance Analysis

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Sports / Movement Science

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The MSc in Sport Performance Analysis will help towards accreditation from International Society of Performance Analysis of Sport (ISPAS). The course is aligned to some of the key benchmarks for accreditation, and fulfils the initial requirements if the graduate would like to apply for accreditation.

This highly vocational programme of study strongly emphasises the transfer of theory to practice. The outstanding links with industry across multiple sports, such as Harlequins, Tottenham Hotspur and Southampton FC, cutting-edge resource base, novel assessment methods and staff support and expertise afford the ideal learning environment for those individuals wishing to seek employment in the field of performance analysis, or those currently employed within a professional club or organisation.

TEACHING AND ASSESSMENT

To gain a Postgraduate Certificate in Sports Performance Analysis, students need to complete three modules. Each module is assessed by a 4,000-word assignment.

To gain a Postgraduate Diploma in Sports Performance Analysis, students need to complete six modules. Each module is assessed by a 4,000-word assignment.

To gain an MSc in Sports Performance Analysis, students need to complete six modules, and either a 12,000 word thesis or a 6,000 word journal article and an oral presentation.

We use a broad range of assessments, which are also novel and vocational to help enhance key employability skills i.e. job application, job interview, CPD portfolio, scout reports, and oral presentations, as well as scientific reports and independent research projects.

We provide performance support for elite athletes and competitive teams. We consistently perform well against the elite of university sport. A high number of our performance teams compete in the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) programme at the elite level.

Some of our graduates have gone on to secure jobs with:

  • Harlequins RFC
  • Tottenham Hotspur FC
  • England Basketball
  • Arsenal FC
  • Southampton FC
  • AFC Bournemouth
  • Brighton FC
  • Bristol City FC
  • London Scottish RFC
  • Surrey County Cricket Club
  • UK Anti-Doping
  • Wasps RFC
  • Paris Saint Germain FC

Modules

You will gain an understanding of the collection, analysis and delivery of performance data, developing the personal and professional skills that make an effective practitioner.

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 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.