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Sport and Exercise Science and Medicine MSc

University of Glasgow

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Glasgow

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    09-NOV-20

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

This taught MSc in Sports Science is designed to provide you with an advanced, research-led programme of study in sport and exercise science and medicine. A key strength of this programme is its flexibility, which enables you to specialise in physical activity and health, sports performance, or sports medicine.

WHY THIS PROGRAMME

  • The aim of this programme is to merge sport and exercise medicine and sport and exercise science within a single degree programme providing a broad range of options across these disciplines.
  • Benefit from access to the facilities and resources of the National Stadium Sports, Health and Injury Clinic at Hampden Park, a custom-built, state-of-the-art sports medicine facility.
  • Develop and enhance your skills in: Literature searching and critically evaluating relevant scientific evidence; Application of knowledge to novel concepts and situations; Experimental design; Research methods and ethics; Data handling and statistics; Interpretation and evaluation of experimental data; Scientific writing; Oral presentations
  • Access state-of-the-art facilities to study performance and health aspects of sport and exercise science, from the whole body to the molecular level. These include advanced exercise laboratories, metabolic investigation suites and a molecular biochemistry lab. We are the best equipped exercise science group for laboratory facilities in Scotland.
  • Opportunities for internships (in place of a research project) may be available for some students since the University has close links with a number of regional/national sporting bodies and professional sporting clubs.
  • Guest lecture staff provide interactive sessions in their specialist fields.

CAREER PROSPECTS

The flexibility of this programme will provide you with many career opportunities.

These include working in clinical exercise, health-promotion or in sports science support.

A number of our graduates are employed in senior sports science positions with national sporting bodies and professional sports clubs.

This programme also allows doctors and physiotherapists to aid their knowledge.

For science graduates, there are opportunities in rehabilitation and higher education. It also provides an excellent basis if you wish to pursue PhD level research.

Tuition fees

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£ 23,500per year

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

University information

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University of Glasgow

  • University League Table

    19th

  • Campus address

    University of Glasgow, The Fraser Building, 65 Hillhead Street, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G12 8QQ, Scotland

A wide range of international scholarships are available including International Excellence scholarships and postgraduate awards.
Meet students from across the university with over 250 clubs and societies available – ranging from international student societies to the Harry Potter society.
Pre-sessional English language provision available prior to starting university, and English language support options throughout the duration of study.

Subject rankings

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    1st out of 84

  • Entry standards

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    233 96%

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  • Graduate prospects

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    100 100%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    17th

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    200 100%

    1st

  • Graduate prospects

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    84 84%

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  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.85 77%

    77th

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