Taught course

Sports and Exercise Medicine

Institution
University of Nottingham · School of Medicine
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

2:1 degree (or international equivalent) in physiotherapy, sports therapy or related subject or pass at MBBS (and other medical degrees where no classification is awarded at standard).

Months of entry

September

Course content

Established in 1991, the MSc Sports and Exercise Medicine is one of the longest running SEM courses in the country and is constantly updated and improved. This successful programme is recognised nationally and internationally as one of the top sports medicine courses for the rounded sports medicine specialist. This course is now delivered as part of the National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine – East Midlands (NCSEM-EM), which is a London 2012 legacy funded project aimed at improving the health and wellbeing of the nation. This MSc will provide you with the knowledge and skills to manage sports injuries and illness and to explore the relationship between physical activity and health.

This MSc course is suitable for healthcare professionals, including physiotherapists and trainee doctors across many specialties, for example, Sports and Exercise Medicine, Orthopaedics, Accident and Emergency, and General Practice.

For a more extensive overview, please visit the course page on the University of Nottingham's online prospectus.

Information for international students

English language requirements: IELTS: 7.0 (with no less than 6.0 in any element).

Fees and funding

The Graduate School at The University of Nottingham provides information on internal and external sources of postgraduate funding.

There is also funding information on the Medical School web pages.

For information on funding opportunities for international students, please see the International Office website.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations30
Written coursework / continuous assessment20
Creative work20
Professional practice10
Dissertation20 (15000 words)

Course contact details

Name
Marina Skinner
Email
sports.med@nottingham.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)115 823 1111
Fax
+44 (0)115 823 1110