Sport Data Analytics at University of Strathclyde - UCAS

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Course summary

On our MSc Sport Data Analytics Masters programme you'll:

  • develop skills in sport data analysis, interpretation, and presentation
  • gain hands-on experience in a professional sporting environment through engagement with our external partners
  • gain a comprehensive overview of sports data analysis, covering key areas such as talent identification, recruitment analytics, video analysis, and performance evaluation for individuals and teams
  • attend engaging lectures by industry experts showcasing real-life case studies
This Masters programme is designed to offer graduates the comprehensive skillset and experience required to succeed as an analyst in a variety of sporting sectors Ranked 5th in the UK for Sports Science (The Guardian University Guide 2023)


Modules will feature regular guest lectures by industry professionals, drawn from a range of sports organisations who will share their invaluable insights and discuss real-life case studies. Semester 1: Introduction to Sport Data Analytics, Recruitment Analytics in Sport, Video Analysis in Sport Semester 2: Professional Placement, Data Visualisation in Sport, Research Methods in Sport Data Analytics, Dissertation.

Assessment method

Modules are assessed by various methods including infographics, essays, reflective pieces, data analysis plans, and presentations. The dissertation project is assessed with a final report appropriate to the research question.

Entry requirements

First or upper second-class Honours degree in Sport or Computer Science. Possess other qualifications deemed, by the Programme leader, to be equivalent to (i) above, or: be deemed by the Programme leader, to have achieved an academic standard equivalent to (i) above.

Fees and funding

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Sponsorship information

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Sport Data Analytics at University of Strathclyde - UCAS