Applicants should normally have one of the following:
- An honours degree (2:1 or above) in a sport or mathematics related area are appropriate to the Programme Director
- An honours degree (2:1 or above) in an alternative subject area that is acceptable by the Programme Director
- Experience of study or provision of performance analysis.
- Candidates with exceptional and extensive work experience in sport, coaching or performance will also be considered.
Applied or Analytics
Months of entry
Performance Analysis in the Cardiff School of Sport is world leading in terms of academic and applied perspectives. The School has offered post-graduate study in Performance Analysis since the first ever Masters in Performance Analysis was developed in 2003. The Cardiff School of Sport has a unique Centre of Performance Analysis boasting high-spec teaching and practical based laboratories with a multitude of world-leading software and resources available. The School has developed two new pathways designed to reflect recent developments within sport performance analysis.
The programme combines academic, practical and research based skills to allow you to develop in your chosen area. Students can elect to specialise in specific named pathways in either Applied or Analytics. The Applied pathway prepares skilled practitioners with sound scientific principles to base their work and develop their understanding of the theory behind the analysis. The Analytics pathway combines data science skills and knowledge of sport with performance analysis theory.
The school also offers a MSc Professional Practice (Sport Performance Analysis) programme, that allows those with relevant experience to engage with a learning whilst in work or on a studentship. Refer to the MSc Professional Practice for further details.
Information for international students
Please see the international page.
Fees and funding
Tuition Fees and Financial Support:
For up to date information on tuition fees and the financial support that may be available. Please refer to the fees page.
The university also offers a postgraduate scholarship scheme to help students whilst at university. To see if you are eligible, visit the scholarship page.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Dr Peter O'Donoghue
- 029 2041 7255