Sport Performance Analysis at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS

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Course summary

This postgraduate course will prepare you for working as a performance analyst.. As part of this course, you’ll: • Understand and critically evaluate the insights and limitations of using analysis of sport performance in a range of contexts • Use your expertise to inform short, medium, and long-term optimisation strategies • Practise using specialist equipment and technology, including digital applications • Learn how to assess the needs and requirements of stakeholders and understand how to personalise your practice to meet their needs • Adopt a scientific, evidence-informed approach to solving performance analysis issues as you reflect on both traditional and contemporary approaches to research, theory, and practice • Collect, analyse, and evaluate empirical data to produce verifiable conclusions and make practical recommendations • Understand how research paradigms, methodologies, and techniques generate different kinds of knowledge, and be able to apply your research skills in the study of performance analysis • Deal with complex professional practice issues to make sound judgments in the communication of conclusions and/or recommendations to specialist and non-specialist audiences Your learning environment This course will place you at the centre of the learning experience. You’ll join an inclusive and supportive community, including academics and practitioners who are experts in their field, that challenges you to develop your own practices. Hands-on experience To support your career goals, you’ll have the opportunity to gain practical experience working with a range of clients, from recreational to elite performers, across a variety of sporting pursuits. This hands-on approach will aid your professional development, enhancing your understanding of ethical and evidence-informed practice. Specialist facilities You’ll study in our new £45m Carnegie School of Sport building where you’ll access state-of-the-art spaces, including a Performance Analysis laboratory in partnership with Catapult. The laboratory has been purposefully built to match the real-world setting of a performance analyst. You’ll have access to a range of cutting-edge software and hardware that will allow you to develop the applied skills to thrive in the workplace.

Entry requirements

Applicants should either have at least a second class honours degree in the cognate subjects of Sport & Exercise Science, Physical Sciences, Engineering, Physics, Biomechanics, Physiotherapy, Physical Education, Human Physiology, Biochemistry, Dietetics, Nutrition, Medicine or Sports Therapy, at least a second class honours degree in a non-cognate subject supported by evidence of an aptitude for the subject applied for, or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment. All applications should be supported by a reference, either academic or professional.

English language requirements

Please note the IELTS requirement for this course are IELTS 6.5 with no skill below 6.0.

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Sport Performance Analysis at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS