Taught course

Sport & Exercise Science

Edge Hill University · Sport and Physical Activity

Entry requirements

Typical offer 120 UCAS Tariff points, preferably to include Physical Education or a Science subject.

Months of entry


Course content

Professional athletes are driven by the need to unlock their potential – could you move into this exciting field and train the best? This course covers the scientific principles that underpin sport and exercise performance. We’ll guide you through biomechanics, physiology and psychology. Our four-year integrated Masters degree combines undergraduate and postgraduate study which means you’ll finish with one advanced qualification. During this course, you’ll use our contemporary technical resources and laboratory equipment to put theory into context in a practical setting. Our outstanding facilities include laboratories in performance analysis, biomechanics, physiology, psychology, musculoskeletal, biochemistry, vision analysis, sleep, exercise and performance, and functional rehabilitation. We’ll also support you to build real-world experience of professional practice and develop the skills to support your career development. Fancy developing effective training programmes for high performance sports? Want to learn how to support the mental health and wellbeing of community or performance sport participants? Choose from a series of modules to move into the field you’re passionate about. Our MSci (Hons) Sport & Exercise Science degree is endorsed by the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences and gives you the opportunity to tailor the degree to suit your career dreams. Be well-placed to pursue further study or a rewarding role in research.

Fees and funding

Course pricing can be found here - https://www.edgehill.ac.uk/course/sport-and-exercise-science-msci/

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSci(Hons)
    full time
    48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification


You will be assessed through laboratory reports, essays, poster presentations, oral presentations, practical assessments, delivering practical workshop sessions, journal articles and independent research. We use formal written examinations from time to time but they never account for more than 50% of the marks for any module.

Course contact details

+44(0)1695 575171