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Sport and Exercise Medicine MSc/PgDip/PgCert

Manchester Metropolitan University

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Manchester Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21, JAN-22

  • Duration

    15 months

Course summary

OVERVIEW

Designed for qualified doctors, physiotherapists and osteopaths with clinical experience, you’ll study the prevention, diagnosis and management of sport and exercise related medical conditions and injuries.

You’ll choose specialist units that fit with your interests and career aspirations and have the opportunity to gain additional professional accreditation, qualification or membership with external professional bodies. This includes Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Educators (AoME).

The majority of this course is delivered at The Manchester Institute of Health and Performance (MIHP). You’ll have the opportunity to use world-class facilities, such as the environmental chamber, 3D performance capture hall, and the laboratory spaces for specialist exercise testing. You’ll perform practical sessions such as biomechanics and aerobic capacity tests.

You’ll learn theory in seminars, exploring cases and developing the specialist knowledge needed to support your career path into sport and exercise medicine. Topics you might consider include injury diagnosis, nutrition for sports, sports psychology and physiotherapy to help athletes get back into competitions, and performance enhancement.

To ensure our curriculum is relevant, our course theme lead is Prof John Rogers. We also have guest lectures from industry professionals who are experts in their field of practice. Past guest lecturers on this course include Adrian Gardner (Head of Performance at Warrington Wolves Rugby League), Chris Rosimus (Head of Nutrition at The Football Association), John Hartley (First Team Physiotherapist at Aston Villa Football Club) and Aaron Green (Head Strength and Conditioning Coach with English Touch Association).

CAREER PROSPECTS

On this course, you’ll develop the knowledge to deliver specialist advice and skills to manage elite athletes and sportspeople of all abilities recovering from illness, injury or managing long-term conditions. Students will also achieve PgCert and PgDip awards during this course.

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University information

Manchester Metropolitan University

  • University League Table

    54th

  • Campus address

    Manchester Metropolitan University, All Saints Building, All Saints, Manchester, Manchester, M15 6BH, England

The university welcomes a diverse international student population of over 3,000 students from more than 130 countries around the world.
Each year a range of welcome events are organised to help new students settle into university, explore the city and prepare for academic studies.
English courses can help to build language confidence and knowledge of UK culture. Students can study at the university's British Council accredited centre.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    15th out of 39 1

    22nd out of 84 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 215
    155 76%

    11th

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  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    98 98%

    14th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 100
    4.30 86%

    9th

    14
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    / Max 203
    140 70%

    25th

    15
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    71 71%

    37th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.29 86%

    14th

    11

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