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Sport and Exercise Sciences MSc

University of Sunderland

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Sunderland

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

The course mixes taught elements with independent research and self-directed study. There is flexibility to pursue personal interests in considerable depth, with guidance and inspiration from supportive tutors. By the end of the course you will have a portfolio of work, feedback from clients/employers, and a record of practical and academic projects.

Compared to undergraduate studies, this Masters has more emphasis on self-directed lab work, data collection and analysis. We encourage you to undertake real-world internships and build up experience with external clients and sports clubs. This practical experience will complement the rigorous research elements of the course.

Course structure

We use a wide variety of teaching and learning methods which include lectures, problem-based learning seminars, web-based resources, small group discussions and debates. You will develop your practical skills with workshops and laboratory classes.

Assessment methods include essays, case studies, portfolios, oral presentations, scientific reports, practical exams, data analyses, critical reviews, poster presentations and a dissertation.

Career Options

Job roles include the following (some require further training):

  • Sports and exercise scientist
  • Performance Analyst
  • Sports coach/instructor
  • Manager of health promotion initiatives
  • Manager of cardiac rehabilitation and exercise referral
  • Fitness centre manager
  • Personal trainer/specialist fitness instructor
  • Lecturer

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 13,000per 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 Sunderland

  • University League Table

    108th

  • Campus address

    University of Sunderland, Edinburgh Building, City Campus, Chester Road, Sunderland, Sunderland, SR1 3SD, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    81st out of 84 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    106 53%

    78th

    33
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    58 58%

    75th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.05 81%

    57th

    1

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