Taught course

Performance Medicine

Institution
University of Central Lancashire · School of Medicine
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

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Entry requirements

  • Applicants should hold at least 2:2 degree in related subject.
  • Must have completed Year 4 of bachelor of medicine bachelor of surgery qualification or relevant professional qualification such as Physiotherapy or Sports Therapy.
  • Be actively engaged in or access clinical experience in a Sports and Exercise Medicine practice in order to support learning within the programme.
  • Interview required.
  • A detailed admissions procedure will be forwarded on application.
  • IELTS: Score of at least 6.5 or equivalent

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Working within a sports environment and seeking to advance your knowledge of applied areas such as MSK Ultrasound, Injection Therapy, Nutrition, Sports Psychology and Medicine in Extreme Environments? The MSc Performance Medicine helps you to fully prepare your athletes.

WHY STUDY WITH US

  • We recognise that professionals often have an acquired depth of knowledge through their previous professional career development. You are eligible to apply for Accreditation of Prior Learning for up 40 credits of taught modules.
  • Learn from a wide and multi-disciplinary team of academic and clinical staff supported by the School of Medicine and the Allied Health research units.
  • Each module is designed for flexibility, with many delivered via a combination of face-to-face and online learning, so you can select the best route through to your chosen qualification.

WHAT YOU'LL DO

  • You can tailor your learning to suit your own interests and choose from a variety of optional modules.
  • You’ll develop knowledge, techniques to confidently undertake your own research projects.
  • You’ll gain a greater understanding of sport and exercise science as well as health and social care.

OPPORTUNITIES

MSc Performance Medicine allows those individuals working within a sporting environment to tailor their learning experience.

This programme allows you to gain increased depth of knowledge in a variety of different areas subject to personal choice.

Selection of modules such as MSK ultrasound enhance previously acquired professional skill base giving the individual a unique selling point on their CV.

LEARNING AND ASSESSMENT

A variety of assessment methods are used to reflect the experiential nature and learning outcomes of this course, including case study presentations, case-based discussions, practical demonstrations, project work, written assessments and Viva Voce.

INDUSTRY LINKS

You will benefit from our strong external links throughout the North West region, accessing a number of clinicians from professional sport and the NHS.

OPPORTUNITIES

Successful completion of the MSc Performance Medicine would allow progression onto our DProf Clinical Studies.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Contact the course team via PGMed@uclan.ac.uk

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

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
cenquiries@uclan.ac.uk
Phone
01772 892400