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Sport and Exercise Science and Medicine MSc

Sport and Exercise Science and Medicine MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Sports / Movement Science Sports Medicine

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This taught MSc in Sports Science is designed to provide you with an advanced, research-led programme of study in sport and exercise science and medicine. A key strength of this programme is its flexibility, which enables you to specialise in physical activity and health, sports performance, or sports medicine.

WHY THIS PROGRAMME

  • The aim of this programme is to merge sport and exercise medicine and sport and exercise science within a single degree programme providing a broad range of options across these disciplines.
  • Benefit from access to the facilities and resources of the National Stadium Sports, Health and Injury Clinic at Hampden Park, a custom-built, state-of-the-art sports medicine facility.
  • Develop and enhance your skills in: Literature searching and critically evaluating relevant scientific evidence; Application of knowledge to novel concepts and situations; Experimental design; Research methods and ethics; Data handling and statistics; Interpretation and evaluation of experimental data; Scientific writing; Oral presentations
  • Access state-of-the-art facilities to study performance and health aspects of sport and exercise science, from the whole body to the molecular level. These include advanced exercise laboratories, metabolic investigation suites and a molecular biochemistry lab. We are the best equipped exercise science group for laboratory facilities in Scotland.
  • Opportunities for internships (in place of a research project) may be available for some students since the University has close links with a number of regional/national sporting bodies and professional sporting clubs.
  • Guest lecture staff provide interactive sessions in their specialist fields.

CAREER PROSPECTS

The flexibility of this programme will provide you with many career opportunities.

These include working in clinical exercise, health-promotion or in sports science support.

A number of our graduates are employed in senior sports science positions with national sporting bodies and professional sports clubs.

This programme also allows doctors and physiotherapists to aid their knowledge.

For science graduates, there are opportunities in rehabilitation and higher education. It also provides an excellent basis if you wish to pursue PhD level research.

Different course options

Full time | University of Glasgow | 12 months | 14-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

14-SEP-20

Modules

Evidence-Based Biomedical Research Methods and Statistics - Core
Exercise Physiology Mini Lab Project - Core
Dissertation

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£8,850

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£23,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

A degree in the sport and exercise eciences, physiotherapy, medicine, other relevant biological/biomedical sciences, or other health professions/health-related areas (at least a 2.2 Honours degree or equivalent). Alternative qualifications will also be considered on a case-by-case basis.

University information

The University of Glasgow is one of four ancient universities in Scotland, founded back in 1451. The university is part of the prestigious Russell Group, and is one of only two universities in the UK to be awarded a 5 Stars Plus by the QS University Rankings 2017. Alumni include seven Nobel Prize winners, Scotland’s First Minister and a Prime Minister, while Albert Einstein gave a lecture on the theory of relativity there back in 1933. The...more

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