Applied Sport and Exercise Science at Staffordshire University - UCAS

Course summary

This MSc provides you with a critical understanding of current issues relating to the theory and practice of sport and exercise science. It’s been developed to support individuals whose work, family commitments or location making attending a traditionally delivered course a challenge. As the course is delivered exclusively online, you’ll gain access to a highly flexible and effective way to develop your knowledge, expertise and professional skills without disrupting your working life. You’ll collaborate with staff and your peers in a dynamic learning environment. You'll engage with content directly via video lectures, synchronous and asynchronous text and audio discussions supported by 24/7 access to a wide range of online resources. The curriculum is focused on the key sub-disciplines of sport and exercise science covering areas such as sports biomechanics and injury, physiological support of athletes, applied research methods, the practice of sport psychology. All modules are designed and delivered by staff with an international research reputation alongside excellent applied links with sports organisations, businesses and professional bodies. The course is underpinned by research excellence – in the 2018 REF, our research was rated as being of international quality overall with 78% of the research considered either world-leading or internationally excellent. On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: MSc Applied Sport and Exercise Science

Assessment method

This course is assessed 100% via coursework that is submitted, graded and returned to you electronically. You’ll experience a wide variety of assessment formats including project briefs, negotiated assignments, self-initiated proposals and reports tailored in the form appropriate to professional outcomes required for each module. For each assessment undertaken, you receive a set of guidelines and a set of specific grading criteria outlining the standards expected. Summative assessment is provided in the form of a grade percentage, an annotated assignment and accompanying summary feedback sheet.

Entry requirements

You’ll need an undergraduate Honours degree (grade 2:2 or higher) in Sport and Exercise Science or a related discipline, from a UK university or international equivalent. You must be able to demonstrate a good standard of English. We require a minimum score of IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all bands) or an equivalent qualification.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

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Applied Sport and Exercise Science at Staffordshire University - UCAS