MSc PG Dip PG Cert Sport and Exercise Science

  • DeadlineStudy Details:

    MSc/PGDip/PGCert One to two years full-time. Two to four years part-time.

Course Description

Our internationally recognised research expertise in the Cardiff School of Sport & Health Sciences is unique and combines with one of the leading centres for student sport in the UK. This popular MSc programme in Sport and Exercise Science is contained within the Cardiff School of Sport & Health Sciences Postgraduate Scheme in Sport. Research-informed learning and professional practice support the structure and effective delivery of the programme’s content. It adopts a student-centred approach to develop understanding of contemporary issues in sport and exercise through multi- and independent discipline perspectives. Within the programme, students can elect to specialise in distinct areas of Biomechanics or Physiology, or simply pursue a general route towards the award of MSc in Sport and Exercise Science.

Entry Requirements

The programme is designed for science-based graduates or professionals working within a related field. The specific entry requirements include:

  • An honours degree (2.1 or above) in a sport or exercise related area appropriate to the programme.
  • An honours degree (2.1 or above) in an alternative discipline area that is acceptable to the Programme Director.
  • Candidates with exceptional and extensive work experience in sport science or exercise science will also be considered for entry to the programme.

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Programme Funding

A range of bursaries, scholarships, loans and grants are available. Please visit website to find out more.

Student Destinations

Many students who graduate from the MSc awards in Sport and Exercise Science go on to secure relevant and gainful employment in research or professional practice in relates directly to the content of our established and highly respected provision. Many graduate students go on to study postgraduate research degrees (MPhil/PhD), whether that be domestically or internationally.

Other graduates have pursued careers as clinical and applied science consultants, lecturers (further and higher education) and, in the fitness and training industry. Recent graduates have also secured employment as applied sport scientists in the National Institutes of Sport (e.g., English Institute of Sport and Sport Wales), within UK academic departments and within clinical practice settings.

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