Taught course

Sport and Clinical Biomechanics

Institution
Liverpool John Moores University · School of Sport and Exercise Science
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

You will need:
  • a minimum 2.1 honours degree in physiotherapy, physical sciences, sport or another relevant discipline which has a substantial biomechanics component at level 6
Additional Information:
  • IELTS 6.5 (minimum 5.5 in each component
  • 58-64 (minimum 51 in each component for UKVI purposes)
  • RPL isaccepted on this programme
  • International students entering on a Tier 4 visa cannot study part-time
  • All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC
  • International students who have applied to study a full-time taught Masters, MRes, MPhil or PhD at LJMU, you should check if you require an Academic Technology Approval Scheme or ATAS certificate. Please contact LJMU’s International Admissions Team for further details
If you have any specific queries, please contact scspgt@ljmu.ac.uk

Months of entry

September

Course content

LJMU's MSc in Sport and Clinical Biomechanics features extensive training in lab-based skills plus in-depth analysis of contemporary issues.
  • Choose this programme developed by world-leading researchers from our pioneering School of Sport and Exercise Science
  • Study modules that complement the specific expertise of biomechanics staff and include: clinical gait analysis and virtual rehabilitation, muscle and tendon mechanics and biomechanical assessment and injury prevention
  • Access state-of-the-art biomechanics laboratories in the award-winning Tom Reilly Building, including the Movement Function Research Laboratory
  • Look forward to exciting career opportunities in clinical or sports biomechanics and/or academic and professional development
  • Benefit from good links with local companies for work placements - including hospitals, elite sport organisations and sport equipment manufacturers
  • Ideal for Physiotherapists who wish to deepen their biomechanical expertise
Biomechanics is the study of the mechanical functioning of the biological system. This course applies biomechanical knowledge in both a sporting and clinical context. You will study under the guidance of world-leaders in biomechanics, bringing your own knowledge into our state-of-the-art facilities. We welcome applications from those interested in the movement and mechanism of the human body and dedicated to the application and advancement of this field of study.

Information for international students

Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC.

Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages.

Fees and funding

Please see the course page for more information.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
courses@ljmu.ac.uk
Phone
0151 231 5090