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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Collegiate Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JAN-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course summary

Gain the the skills and knowledge to work at the cutting edge of research and development in the sports equipment industry.
Develop a biomechanical and physiological understanding of athletes, enabling you to analyse the athlete-equipment interactions in sport.
Have the opportunity to work abroad - with the possibility of Erasmus funding being available for European placements.
Enhance your technical, problem-solving and engineering skills and learn to apply them to the sporting environment.

More than ever, the world of sport is intimately connected to new technologies. The global sports equipment industry is valued at £200 billion annually and is driven by new research and innovation. Learn how to use your engineering skills to succeed in this industry.

How you learn

Our course focuses on giving practical experience in techniques relevant to the sports engineering industry. You'll work individually and in groups, learn how to use engineering software and hardware and work on an industry-relevant project. It is led by Dr Simon Choppin, a fellow of the research centre and an associate editor of the Sports Engineering Journal.

There are opportunities to study abroad at one of our partner universities with the possibility of funding through the Erasmus programme (subject to the UK’s continued participation in the Erasmus programme following the Brexit transition period).

Future careers

This course prepares you for a career in

  • research and development
  • technology
  • analysis.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 16,070per year

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

University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    67th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    27th out of 85 12

    45th out of 85 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    119 54%

    58th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66.0 66%

    16th

    30
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.09 82%

    37th

    30
  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    123 56%

    43rd

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66.0 66%

    40th

    3
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.17 83%

    43rd

    9

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