MSc Sport and Exercise Science at Plymouth Marjon University - UCAS

Plymouth Marjon University

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: University of St Mark & St John

MSc Sport and Exercise Science (Taught)

Course options

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Course summary

The MSc SES programme features a comprehensive and contemporary approach to learning, research and applied practice in the sport and exercise science sector. Graduates of sport and exercise science programmes face fierce competition with other professionals for many roles in the sport and exercise science industry. It is therefore the aim of this programme to provide students with a greater understanding of the integration of the various sub-disciplines and the interplay of those to provide a holistic view of work in the sport and exercise science sector. To become an accredited BASES scientist with Chartered status; a relevant programme of post graduate study is required. The programme is underpinned by current research, theoretical discourse and professional practice with specific applied emphasis to ensure students are practically and ethically competent in the field of sport and exercise science. The programme aims to encourage learners to consider continued professional development of practical, ethical and transferable skills pertinent to the British Association of Sport and Exercise Science (BASES) Supervised Experience.


Research methods for postgraduate study, Applied sport and exercise science: athlete profiling, intervention and monitoring, training and competitive environments, Masters thesis.

Assessment method

Research project, case study, critical review, essay, lab report, observation pr practice, presentation, thesis and portfolio.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • British Association of Sports and Exercise Sciences

Entry requirements

There are no special entry requirements, however It is normally expected that the applicant will have a good first degree (2:1 and above), in a related area (e.g a programme aligning to the sport and health sciences) and/or relevant professional experience in the sport and exercise science sector. Recruitment follows University policies which promote equality of opportunity and all applicants with other qualifications and/or experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £8000 Whole course
EU £14500 Whole course
England £8000 Whole course
Northern Ireland £8000 Whole course
Scotland £8000 Whole course
Wales £8000 Whole course
Channel Islands £8000 Whole course
International £14500 Whole course

Additional fee information

EU applicants will be classed as International unless they hold Settled or Pre-settled status
MSc Sport and Exercise Science at Plymouth Marjon University - UCAS