Taught course

Performance Analysis In Sport

University of Salford · School of Health and Society

Entry requirements

BSc/BA (Hons) graduates with an appropriate sports or exercise related subject area (Sports Science, Sports Rehabilitation, Sports Coaching). Prospective students will normally be required to have achieved a 2.1 Honours degree, but consideration will be given to students with a 2.2 Honours degree with appropriate experience and satisfactory references.

Months of entry


Course content

The MSc Performance Analysis in Sport degree is a unique programme designed for those students wishing to enhance their career in the area of performance analysis and high-performance sports practice. The programme aims to equip students with expert academic knowledge, allied to strong practical skills, in order to deliver a quality service to athletes, coaches and organisations.

You will utilise industry standard equipment and software to assess, monitor, review and improve performance in athletes and teams. You will critically review and evaluate academic performance analysis articles and assess the contribution to contemporary research.

The degree programme takes a multidisciplinary perspective covering the influence the performance analyst can have within coaching, strength and conditioning, sports injury rehabilitation, amongst other applied scenarios. On the Performance Analysis Module, you will develop a truly integrated approach to the science of performance analysis, resulting in a final research project submission to show your competencies and skills in the most applied setting. You will gain the opportunity to work with other sports practitioners as you appraise the use of movement assessment methods to enhance performance and mitigate injury risk on the Injury Prevention and Performance Measurement module.

You will:

  • Have access to industry standard Performance Analysis equipment and be taught by industry professionals
  • Learn how this exciting discipline is used across sports to enhance performance
  • Generate an understanding of how Performance Analysis can be utilised in relation to sport injuries and how this can be measured
  • Have the opportunity to conduct some primary research that could lead to publications, which may inform future Performance Analysis practice

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

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