Taught course

Applied Sport and Exercise Science

Sheffield Hallam University · Sport and Active Lifestyles

Entry requirements

We designed this course to continue specialist studies at masters level for students who already possess a relevant first degree. You may also have an appropriate combination of other subject specific qualifications and relevant practical experience.

Normally you need one of the following:

  • a good first or upper second honours degree in sport or exercise science
  • a good honours degree in a relevant science discipline with suitable content
  • an alternative qualification with a suitable concentration of relevant science (at the discretion of the course leader)
  • a qualification in science or sport or exercise science at a level lower than first degree coupled with relevant practical experience

Months of entry


Course content

  • Acquire an understanding of science and the ability to apply theory to practice in sport and exercise.
  • Work towards British Association of Sport and Exercise Science (BASES) accreditation.
  • Conduct independent research and gain experience as a sport or exercise science consultant.

Develop strong technical, analytical, practical and professional skills, alongside specialist skills in biomechanics and performance analysis, physiology and nutrition, strength and conditioning. We offer a first-class suite of research and teaching laboratories alongside excellent facilities offered by our partnership venue at the English Institute of Sport.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Academy of Sport and Physical Activity
+44 (0)114 225 5555