Taught course

Sport and Exercise

Teesside University · School of Health and Life Sciences

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally have a good honours degree (at least 2.2) in an appropriate subject, or a degree plus experience, or additional acceptable qualifications. Applicants with extensive relevant experience in an appropriate field and evidence of an academic contribution to that field will also be considered.

Months of entry


Course content

This course is designed to prepare you for playing a leading role in the growth areas of sport and exercise. It stresses the relationship between theory and its professional application, and aims to develop knowledge, skills and expertise in a range of sport and exercise disciplines.

You are encouraged to develop your own programme of study by selecting modules which have particular relevance to your professional, academic and personal goals.

What you study

Teaching is informed and underpinned by current research, which can be categorised broadly into four groups: exercise physiology, biomechanics, psychology, strength and conditioning and sociology of sport

How you learn

You develop the necessary comprehension and critical understanding of theories, techniques and methodologies appropriate to research and advanced scholarship using practical sessions, workshops, laboratories, tutorials, seminars and research projects

How you are assessed

Assessment methods include assignments, data-based evaluation, presentations, laboratory reports, critical reviews, case study and other research reports, original research and examinations.

Career opportunities

Graduates go on to varied careers, including sports management, coaching, consultancy and academia.

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

UK students
International students

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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


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment70

Course contact details

+44 (0)1642 335008