Taught course

Sports and Exercise Medicine

University of Nottingham · School of Medicine

Entry requirements

Undergraduate degree

2:1 in a relevant degree like Physiotherapy, Sports Therapy and other allied health sciences. Or a Pass on a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree (BMBS, MBBS, or equivalent)

Work experience

Depending on your application there may be an interview or you may need to provide evidence of work experience.

Months of entry


Course content

Whether you've studied medicine, physiotherapy or have a strong clinical background in musculoskeletal health (MSK), our Sports and Exercise Medicine MSc allows you to specialise in managing sports injuries and illnesses, explore the relationship between exercise and health, and get real-life experience in the field.

At Nottingham, you'll learn anatomy through prosection, in our dedicated dissection room. Further your understanding through surface anatomy and the use of medical imaging. Take an evidence-based approach to sports injury management, both acute and chronic. And explore the public health aspect of physical activity.

Gain pitch-side and clinical experience through placements at real sporting events at University level and with professional teams. You’ll develop your immediate and acute care skills and learn how to identify sporting injuries and illnesses. You’ll learn through practical teaching led by consultant Sports and Exercise Medicine doctors and physiotherapists.

An advanced degree from Nottingham enables you to learn the science that underpins the practice of sports and exercise medicine and gives you the pitch-side skills needed to progress into a variety of sports medicine based careers.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

+44 (0)115 951 5559