Taught course

Sport and Exercise Biomechanics

University of Central Lancashire · School of Sport, Tourism and the Outdoors

Entry requirements

Minimum UK university upper second class honours degree or its equivalent in a discipline associated with Sport and Exercise Biomechanics. In exceptional circumstances, students with a relevant lower second class honours degree may be considered for entry. Students should have studied a substantial amount of sport and exercise biomechanics/technology and research methods during their undergraduate studies. A qualification or experience deemed to be equivalent to the above. You will be required to demonstrate the suitability of this experience both on application and at interview

Months of entry


Course content

Specialising in sport and exercise biomechanics provides the scientific backup for training and performance and health and wellness intervention. Students undertaking this course will develop their skills in using advanced biomechanical measurement methods. This innovative masters programme allows the application of biomechanical principles via both a research and practitioner-based context. This course is targeted at students of sport and exercise sciences who wish to develop their vocational skills in a truly applied context. It consists of a compulsory element outlining research methods, ethics and practices, advanced methodologies and a research project.

Information for international students

See www.uclan.ac.uk/international

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months


full time
12 months
part time
24 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment30
Creative work20
Professional practice20
Dissertation30 (15000 words)

Course contact details

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