Sport Performance Enhancement at Edinburgh Napier University - UCAS

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Course summary

Develop specialist knowledge of the scientific principles underpinning sport and apply to the context of performance enhancement. This course will give you expert knowledge in a specialist area of the science of sport performance. It will develop applied techniques which will help you pursue a career in sport science support, academic research, teaching or other science-based professions. The applied focus of this course is supported by contemporary, well-equipped and supported laboratory facilities. The course content is aligned to the requirements of supervised experience (SE) with the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES). Please visit our website for course details.


PgCert: scientific methods; biomechanics and performance enhancement; psychological interventions for sport performance enhancement; applied physiology and sport performance; independent study module. PgDip: sport science support of performance athletes; contemporary issues in sport performance; Independent study module; MSc: independent research project

Assessment method

Independent research project.

Entry requirements

The entry requirement for this course is a bachelor (Honours) degree at a 2.2 or above, or equivalent. We look for candidates to have a background in sport science, sport and exercise science, coaching science and physiotherapy in order to be eligible for this programme. We may also consider backgrounds in physiology, psychology, physical education, sport science, sport and exercise science if the candidate can demonstrate a background in coaching/performance.

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6IELTS 6.0 overall with no component below 5.5.

Fees and funding

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Sport Performance Enhancement at Edinburgh Napier University - UCAS