MSc Applied Sport and Exercise Science
Sheffield Hallam University
Sheffield, United Kingdom
GBP 17,205 *
31 May 2024
Earliest start date
* £9,910 for UK students | £16,385 for international/EU students
Prepare for a career in the sport and exercise industries on this multidisciplinary, evidence-based course.
- Gain an understanding of science and how to apply theory to practice in sports and exercise
- Work towards British Association of Sport and Exercise Science (BASES) accreditation.
- Conduct independent research and seek experience as a sport or exercise science practitioner.
On this course, you’ll develop your professional skills in sports and exercise – alongside specialist skills in biomechanics, performance analysis, physiology, nutrition, strength and conditioning. We offer a first-class suite of research and teaching laboratories, as well as excellent facilities offered by our partnership venue at the English Institute of Sport.
The course is delivered by our expert staff, who often support elite athletes and carry out cutting-edge research as part of their day-to-day work. Many of our staff members are accredited by professional bodies such as BASES, and we work collaboratively with our Sport and Physical Activity Research Centre to consult, research, and teach.
Our experience helps us to keep our course content advanced and contemporary – based on our knowledge and experience of research and delivery.
You learn through
- practical classes
- project supervision
- external speakers
One of the main features of this course is providing practical opportunities for you to enhance your vocational skills – with both work-based learning and short or long-term internships. The Academy of Sport and Physical Activity is in close contact with many local and national partners who are interested in working with our students to support their professional development.
There’s a specific module for work-based opportunities on the course, where a range of experts are invited to help you with your personal and professional development. You’ll be able to improve your skills in networking, negotiation, problem solving, presentation, communication, management and IT – and then use those skills in real-world situations.
You’ll also have access to an employability adviser. They provide support in lectures and 1 to 1 sessions on writing applications, preparing for interviews and developing your CV – as well as offering tailored career guidance to help you progress.
This course prepares you for a career in
- Sport and exercise science practitioner
- Exercise instructor in the health and fitness industry
- Strength and conditioning coach
- Sport and exercise nutritionist
- Performance analyst
- Sport and exercise biomechanist
Scholarships and Funding
We are offering competitive scholarships, discounts and awards for international fee paying students.
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