Taught course

Performance Medicine MSc/PGDip/PGCert

Institution
University of Central Lancashire · School of Medicine
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

  • Must have completed Year 4 of MBChB (MBBS) qualification or relevant professional qualification for example in Physiotherapy, Sports Therapy or Sports Rehabilitation
  • Be actively engaged in or access clinical experience in a Sports and Exercise Medicine practice in order to support learning within the programme
  • Have sufficient competency in English language (IELTS Level 6.5 or equivalent)
  • All suitable applicants will be interviewed. Interview procedures and decisions regarding applications will be conducted within the University’s policies on equal opportunities and admissions.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This flexible course has been designed for those already working within a sports environment to advance knowledge in applied areas such as MSK Ultrasound, Injection Therapy, Nutrition, Sports Psychology and Medicine in Extreme Environments; helping you to fully prepare your athletes.

UCLan School of Medicine recognises that professionals in this arena often have an acquired depth of knowledge in their subject area created by previous professional career development. This programme allows the student to bring 40 credits of previously acquired CPD/PD to their pathway creating a truly unique learning experience which rewards and recognises the continuous professional journey of the student.

Each module is designed for flexibility, many delivered in a combination of face to face and online learning, with each student selecting their best fit route through to their chosen award.

This Performance Medicine course is delivered by a wide team of academic and clinical staff supported by the School of Medicine and Allied Health research units.

Industry Links

This course is supported by strong external links throughout the North West region, with input from a number of clinicians from professional sport and the NHS.

Learning Environment and Assessment

There will be a varied menu of assessment methods used to reflect the experiential nature and learning outcomes of this course. Examples are:

  • Case study presentations
  • Case-based discussions
  • Practical demonstrations
  • Viva Voce
  • Written assessments
  • Project

Opportunities

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

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

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