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Professional Development: Performance Analysis MSc

St Mary's University, Twickenham

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    St Mary's University, Twickenham

  • Study mode

    Blended learning

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The Performance Analysis specialist pathway has been designed for students wishing to progress their careers in elite sport, specifically to support elite athletes.

  • Access to industry partners through course collaborations, including the RPA and coaches from professional football clubs.
  • Flexible learning allows you to study at your own pace around your professional role.
  • Access to industry-specific technology, BASES accredited laboratories to enhance professional development.

Why study Professional Development: Performance Analysis?

This programme will provide a nuanced bespoke understanding of Performance Analysis whilst being framed with core professional development modules in order for students to quantify key performance elements to inform their future practice.

In particular, the course aims to facilitate the development of theoretical knowledge and the development of practical and professional skills of sports performance analysts working or hoping to work in the professional sports industry. This will be achieved through topic areas such as applied performance analysis processes, development within the role of an analyst and covering contemporary issues in performance analysis.

The flexible nature of the programme will ensure inclusiveness and will empower students to develop their professional skills within the area of performance analysis.

The programme will be delivered by highly qualified staff within the field to ensure students are encouraged to develop professionally and personally to ensure they make an impact in the wider sports industry.

Why St Mary's?

St Mary's is a renowned institution to offer a blended learning course, allowing you to study when and where it suits you. This course allows you to specialise in your given field, developing a bespoke expertise. This flexible format means you can advance your knowledge, expertise and professional skills in parallel through a specialised pathway in Performance Analysis.

We are a leading provider of postgraduate taught sport science programmes and are widely recognised as one of the UK’s premier sports institutions. The University has a wide knowledge-base in the professional development of sports professionals.

Assessment methods

There will be a large range of assessment strategies available to the students tailored around industry specific role in Performance Analysis.

Modes of study

You can choose to study this degree as either full distance learning or blended learning (one visit per month to campus).

Studying this degree full-time will take 12 months. The duration of part-time study is either 24 or 36 months.

Career opportunities

As a MSc Professional Development with a specialism in Performance Analysis graduate, you will be highly sought after by employers in a rapidly growing market both nationally and globally. Your professional placement will allow you to build your skills, knowledge and experiences within industry which will enhance your employability prospects in elite sport.

Employment areas include:

  • Performance Analyst
  • Opposition Analyst
  • Recruitment Analyst
  • Data Analyst.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,950per year

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

University information

St Mary's University, Twickenham

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  • Campus address

    St Mary's University, Twickenham, St Mary's University, Waldegrave Road, Twickenham, Hounslow, TW1 4SX, England

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  • Subject ranking

    107th out of 123 2

    43rd out of 81 11

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    98 45%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    69 69%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%


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    111 56%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    89 89%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.19 84%



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