Taught course

Sport Performance Analysis

Institution
Middlesex University London · Middlesex University London
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

  • We normally require a second class honours degree 2:2 or above in a sport or exercise related field
  • We would also welcome applications from students with undergraduate degrees in all sciences, maths and IT areas
  • Alternatively prospective students who have completed the ISPAS accreditation and have extensive experience in the area will be considered via interview

Months of entry

October

Course content

Sports Performance Analysis is an area experiencing massive growth, virtually every professional club and elite athlete employ or work with performance analysts who provide them with objective data to ultimately improve sporting performance. Roles typically include preparing statistical reports, preparing specific videos i.e. set pieces, coding matches via performance analysis software, identifying differences between teams/players via statistical analysis etc. This master’s course prepares students to work as a performance analyst by giving you the necessary theoretical and practical knowledge and skills to fulfil those roles.

Why study MSc Sport Performance Analysis at Middlesex?

Learn from academics who regularly work and consult with international teams, national governing bodies, elite clubs and athletes. Our pioneering programme is designed to prepare you for accreditation with the International Society of Performance Analysis of Sport. You will learn how to identify and develop performance indicators, how to create performance profiles, how to test reliability and get to grips with performance analysis software that is used in the industry.

You will gain experience as a performance analyst through our work-placement module. One of our partner organisations is Saracens Rugby Club and our facilities are housed at their nearby Allianz Park stadium where we boast world-class performance laboratories, rehabilitation units and testing facilities. You will build invaluable industry contacts and we maintain contact with many of our graduates who have gone on to work in professional sport with clubs like Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester City, Charlton FC, Saracens RFC and organisations like the English Institute of Sport, the RFU and the Lawn Tennis Association to name a few.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Middlesex Enquiries
Email
enquiries@mdx.ac.uk