Taught course

Sport and Exercise Science

Cardiff Metropolitan University · Cardiff School of Sport

Entry requirements

The programme is designed for science-based graduates or professionals working within a related field. The specific entry requirements include:

  • An honours degree (2.1 or above) in a sport or exercise related area appropriate to the programme
  • An honours degree (2.1 or above) in an alternative discipline area that is acceptable to the Programme Director
  • Candidates with exceptional and extensive work experience in sport science or exercise science will also be considered for entry to the programme

Months of entry


Course content

The internationally recognised research expertise in the Cardiff School of Sport is uniquely combined with one of the leading centres for student sport in the UK to provide a popular suite of MSc programmes in Sport and Exercise Science related disciplines. The programmes are contained within the Cardiff School of Sport's Postgraduate Scheme in Sport. The flexible programmes are centred on research-informed learning and professional practice and adopts a student-centred approach to develop understanding of contemporary issues in sport and exercise through multi- and independent discipline perspectives. Within the programmes, students can elect to specialise in specific named pathways in Biomechanics, Physiology and Physical Activity & Health or within the general pathway of Sport and Exercise Sciences.

The programme assists students in exploring internship opportunities within research, applied sport science and clinical practice, and further supports student engagement within professional bodies (e.g. British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences: BASES).

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24-48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12-24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Admissions Team