Taught course

Sports Engineering

Sheffield Hallam University · Sport and Active Lifestyles

Entry requirements

This course has been designed for high achieving graduates from a wide range of technical subjects such as engineering, physics or mathematics. The course is selective and welcomes applications from graduates with a 2.1 or above. Graduates from sports science degrees are welcome to apply if they can demonstrate sufficient expertise in mathematics and physics, for example good results at A-level, and have excelled in biomechanics throughout their undergraduate degree. Non-native English speakers need to be proficient in English, typically shown by an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills or equivalent. If your English language skill is currently below IELTS 6.0 we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English score.

Months of entry


Course content

Study at the cutting edge of sports engineering and learn how to apply advanced engineering techniques to the research and development of sports technologies. This course is taught by the Centre for Sports Engineering Research, one of the largest hubs of sports engineering research in the world.

Key points
• Gain the skills need to enter a £200 billion industry driven by innovation and research.
• Enhance your engineering knowledge with an understanding of athlete biomechanics and physiology.
• Study with CSER, one of the world’s largest centres for sports engineering research.
• Complete a major research project with an industrial partner such as Adidas, Ping or Prince Sports.

Information for international students

Please visit our website at http://www.shu.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to international students who study this course. Visit http://www.shu.ac.uk/international/scholarships-bursaries to find out more.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Course Advice and Information Team
0114 225 5555
0114 225 2167