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MSc Sport, Health and Exercise Science

University of South Wales

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Glyntaff Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21, 26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Would you like to further your career in sport, health and exercise science? Would you like to offer sports science support to professional teams? Or does working in the field of physical activity and exercise in your community drive your ambition? The MSc Sport, Health and Exercise Science course represents the academic and research interests of exercise and health scientists at the University.

During your postgraduate studies, you will conduct supervised and independent research work at our Sports Park and at our state-of-the-art environmental, exercise physiology and body composition laboratories on Glyntaff campus. The University of South Wales is 15th overall in the UK for world leading research in sports and exercise science – there is a strong research culture and our students are encouraged to engage with this from the beginning of their studies.

Assessment

A wide variety of applied, academic and vocational assessment is used on this modern and innovative MSc Sport, Health and Exercise Science. You will be assessed by oral and poster presentations, laboratory write-ups and case studies, critical essays and in some modules, examinations. The assessments are continually updated to reflect contemporary policy and practice to provide graduates with the most up-to-date professional knowledge and experiences.

Careers

A higher level degree such as an MSc, MPhil or PhD is becoming increasingly essential if you want to pursue a professional and/or academic career in sport and exercise science or physical activity/nutrition related to public health. Future employment opportunities include areas such as academia, professional sports clubs, and the public/private health sector, sport national governing bodies, fitness industry, as well as supporting those of you already in employment such as teachers, community sport and health officers, as well as physical activity and fitness leaders.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of South Wales

  • University League Table

    91st

  • Campus address

    University of South Wales, Llantwit Road, Treforest, Pontypridd, Rhondda, Cynon, Taff, CF37 1DL, Wales

The university is in South Wales, UK, with campuses in and around the capital city of Wales, Cardiff. Cardiff is a modern, multicultural, and safe student city.
Choose from over 500 courses, some with guaranteed work placements and many leading to professional certification.
The University of South Wales offers competitive tuition fees, generous scholarships and convenient payment plans.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    51st out of 85 13

    9th out of 29

  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    110 50%

    69th

    18
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68 68%

    31st

    43
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.23 85%

    25th

    17
  • Entry standards

    / Max 128
    107 84%

    14th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    45 45%

    10th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.32 86%

    3rd

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