This programme has a strong focus on the development of skills for practical application in both sporting and exercise populations and provides you with the opportunity to develop an in-depth knowledge base of the physiological and metabolic demands of exercise and physical training. In addition, it allows you to enhance and strengthen your practical skills in exercise physiology measurements and research methods, as well as developing your professional qualities. The MSc in Sport and Exercise Physiology provides you with an opportunity to study at a postgraduate level to fulfil the initial requirements for accreditation by the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES). This course provides you with the knowledge of advanced exercise physiology principles and theories, and enhance your practical skills, as you build towards your final research project or supervised experience portfolio.
-Whole Body Metabolism: Measurement and Application -Research Methods for Exercise and Public Health -Muscle Physiology for Sport, Exercise and Nutrition -Applied Techniques in Exercise Physiology and Nutrition -Professional Skills and Practice in Sport and Exercise Physiology and Nutrition -Planning your Research Dissertation / Supervised Experience Portfolio -Research Dissertation or Supervised Experience Portfolio
• You will be assessed by a variety of methods, including essays, examinations, portfolios, practical assessments, lab reports, and oral presentations. • Our course includes a mix of assessments, so that you may develop a wide range of transferable skills. Modules are assessed at every stage of the course, offering cumulative assessment of your progress. • You can monitor your own progress, allowing you the opportunity to discuss and plan your development with your lecturers throughout the course. Where appropriate, special arrangements can be made for students with an identified need. • To gain a Postgraduate Certificate in Sport and Exercise Physiology, you need to complete three modules. • To gain a Postgraduate Diploma in Sport and Exercise Physiology, you need to complete six modules. • To gain an MSc in Sport and Exercise Physiology, you need to complete six modules, and a research dissertation or a supervised experience portfolio.
* Entry Requirements * An honours degree at 2:1 or higher in a related discipline. * You will also be required to attend an interview. * If English is not your first language then English language proficiency required is IELTS 6.5 (with no element less than 5.5) – or equivalent qualification
English language requirements
|With no element lower than 5.5
For more detail about our English language requirements, including details of the University's Summer Pre-Sessional English language courses, see our website.
Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland