Students will normally have a 2:1 classification in a sport-related Degree. Students who hold a sport-related Degree classification 2:2 or below, or a non-sport related Degree will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
All applicants will be interviewed.
Months of entry
This course takes an interdisciplinary approach to the scientific study of sporting performance. Delivered via distance learning and intensive study weeks, students also complete an advanced independent study.
Modules are designed to develop your understanding of the factors determining sporting performance, methods of assessing an athletes abilities to meet these demands, and the design of interventions to improve performance.
During a professional placement, you will apply the theoretical material delivered in the taught modules to your work with individual athletes or teams.The course prepares athletes to go into future careers in sport science support, or progress to further postgraduate study / research.