Applied Performance Analysis in Sport at Hartpury University - UCAS

Hartpury University

Degree level: Postgraduate

Applied Performance Analysis in Sport (Taught)

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Course summary

This exciting new postgraduate degree has been designed to meet modern industry demands. It stands apart from other courses, focusing on the application of theory to practice in real-world settings across a range of sports and levels. The role of a successful sports analyst has changed in recent years, as new technologies enable the fine-tuning of athletic performance like never before. Successful analysts are still required to produce and evaluate complex datasets. However, they now play a more integral role in athletic success, connecting player and coach using insight and consultancy to refine athletic performance in real time. This course provides the ideal opportunity for you to reach the top of your game as an analyst. Alongside a guaranteed work placement with one of our performance sports academies and an external work placement, you’ll benefit from expert lecturers and world-class facilities including a dedicated performance analysis suite and the latest technologies. With both full and part-time learning options, you could study alongside existing employment or other commitments. As a graduate, you'll be ready to progress directly into the field of performance analysis, whether with green site sports venues or high-level performance sports settings. Studying a postgraduate certificate or diploma is ideal for those who want to complete a specific part of a master’s degree, without the academic research.


Our modules are developed regularly to reflect student and industry demands, ensuring you’re well prepared to enter skilled employment on graduation. The majority of courses are comprised of both compulsory and optional modules, the latter of which you'll be able to choose from to suit your interests and career goals. Most courses also include work placement learning, to help you gain essential experience for your future. Modules include: Fundamentals of Performance Analysis, Contemporary Issues in Performance Analysis, Postgraduate Industry Placement Experience, The Research Process, Postgraduate Dissertation. Modules are sometimes subject to change. Optional modules change each year - you can attend introductory sessions before deciding which ones to study. For more information, please visit

Assessment method

You will be assessed through a mixture of written assignments, presentations, group conversations and video analysis of sport performance data. There will also be a dissertation in which the student must collect, interpret, analyse and present data in an area of their interest. Many of the modules will be marked based on a mixture of assessment types, whilst others will be based solely on one type of assessment.

Entry requirements

At least a 2:2 in a Bachelor’s degree in a sport-related discipline. Those with current or significant industry and applied experience in sport coaching, performance analysis, coach education, or performance sport will also be considered.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9000 Whole course
EU £13000 Whole course
England £9000 Whole course
Northern Ireland £9000 Whole course
Scotland £9000 Whole course
Wales £9000 Whole course
International £13000 Whole course

Additional fee information

The above fees may change as a result of the UK leaving the EU.

Sponsorship information

The Hartpury Postgraduate Studentship Scheme has been developed to make postgraduate study affordable and to provide students with an opportunity to gain valuable work experience to compliment and enhance their academic study. Roles are available in Teaching Assistants and Research Assistants. Post holders will be supported to undertake a teaching qualification and HEA accreditation as well as having a fee bursary and a training bursary. To apply, please visit: For information on other financial support available to postgraduate students, please see our website for more information:

Applied Performance Analysis in Sport at Hartpury University - UCAS