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MSc Performance Analysis in Sport

University of Salford

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Salford

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This is the only Performance Analysis master's degree in the North West of England. The online theoretical content will provide the basis for the ‘on campus’ sessions, in order to put your learning into practice and provide some context to the theories.

Throughout this course, you will study the discipline of Performance Analysis in Sport and gain an understanding of how this vastly growing sector interacts with a multitude of Sports Science disciplines.

You will:

  • Have access to industry standard Performance Analysis equipment and be taught by industry professionals
  • Learn how this exciting discipline is used across sports to enhance performance
  • Generate an understanding of how Performance Analysis can be utilised in relation to sport injuries and how this can be measured
  • Have the opportunity to conduct some primary research that could lead to publications, which may inform future Performance Analysis practice

TEACHING:

This course is available both part-time and full-time and is delivered via a blended learning approach, which includes:

  • Workshops (three days per module, per semester). These are interactive, discursive, reflective, participatory, collaborative and practice related sessions that employ a variety of teaching and learning methods. As the course progresses these will become progressively more student-led, with you presenting case studies for peer and tutor review.
  • Individual scholarly activity.
  • Self-directed learning, personal reflection, practice-based application and reflection, including peer and tutor review.
  • Distance learning resources.
  • Delivery of supporting resources such as study guides and lecture material online.
  • Facilitated group work, including tutor and peer evaluation, are a key component of this course.
  • Personal tutor and peer support, to provide an academic, practice-based and personal support mechanism alongside facilitated networking.

ASSESSMENT:

Assessment methods will vary depending on the module. They include:

  • Case studies (written and oral presentations)
  • Viva vocé
  • Literature review
  • Practical assessments
  • Journal articles (research reports written in the format of a journal article)
  • Research proposal
  • Consultancy Pitch Presentation
  • Report Writing

CAREER LINKS:

This programme has strong links with several premierships and football league clubs, as well as local rugby and basketball teams.

As part of this programme, you would be expected to assess athlete performance and put forward suggestions for improvement. Upon successful completion of this programme, you will be equipped with the required skills to apply for ISPAS (International Society of Performance Analysis of Sport) accreditation.

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University information

University of Salford

  • University League Table

    83rd

  • Campus address

    University of Salford, The Crescent, Salford, Manchester, M5 4WT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    54th out of 85 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    136 62%

    30th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60.0 60%

    61st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.32 86%

    15th

    17

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