The programme gives you the opportunity to critically examine the theoretical bases of science in understanding sport and exercise, the assessment methods and their practical application within physiology, psychology and biomechanics.
This programme will enable you to gain a critical appreciation of a multi-disciplinary approach to contemporary issues in sport and exercise science, along with the assessment of performance and support for the exerciser and athlete. You will be equipped to critically analyse and evaluate complex and specialised assessment and support techniques in sport and exercise, and to select the most appropriate methods for clients from one (or all) of the disciplines of biomechanics, physiology and psychology.
In helping you build on your practical skills, the course will enable students to understand the relationships between theoretical concepts and current techniques of assessment and support, through a range of practice-based learning and assessment where you will benefit from the feedback of staff and peers. This course will give you opportunities to gain knowledge and understanding in applied ways in relation to sport and exercise science field.
You will also have the opportunity to conduct independent research project with the support and supervision from our staff. You will have access to the state-of-the-art facilities in our Sport and Exercise Research Centre.
You will be able to select a range of modules from the three key disciplines in the programme, psychology, biomechanics and physiology, with a wide selection of optional modules and the chance to undertake your own research in an area that interests you.
Key modules will look at traditional, contemporary and innovative approaches in the disciplines for understanding, evaluating, and supporting clients. Other modules on offer allow you to study more in-depth knowledge and its application in sport and exercise science, such as nutrition, psychology of sport performance, neuromuscular function, and human gait.
“I am so glad that I have selected this University. All of the lecturers in my faculty (Sports and Exercise Science) are just great and so helpful towards international students. I still remember when I first moved to this country and started the course. I was so nervous and worried that I would not be able to do this course successfully, because the study system (methods), culture and language were all different and new to me. The lecturers on this course gave me mental support, encouragement and a good plan to continue my study. I am just so grateful of the University’s support system for international students" - Rockshana Begum, MSc Sport and Exercise Science student
Applications are invited from those who have an 2:1 honours degree classification (or above) in sport science or sport studies with strong science and research methods elements.Advice on recognition may be obtained from the Admissions Manager. Non-graduates with appropriate professional or other qualifications may be accepted on an individual basis by course conveners. The level of English required is ACADEMIC IELTS at 6.5 overall with no less than 5.5 in any band. See further details at View Website
£7,344 (2017; full-time UK/EU) (£408 per ten credits); £13,520 (2017; full-time International) (£752 per ten credits)
Recipient: University of Roehampton
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