Masters | Postgraduate Course - Sport and Health Sciences MSc Course Details within University of Exeter

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Tuition fees per year 2019/20 UK/EU: £9,800 full-time; £4,900 part-time International: £20,600 full-time
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Sport and Health Sciences MSc

Study Details

MSc: 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time

With an excellent reputation for teaching quality, our MSc Sport and Health Sciences presents an exciting and challenging opportunity to develop scientific understanding of sport, exercise and health. Programme content is underpinned by past and current research from our internationally recognised research groups: Integrative Physiology; Human Movement Science, and Physical Activity and Health Across the Lifespan.

Our MSc Sport and Health Sciences provides you with a sound grounding in research methods and analytical procedures relating to sport and health sciences. The programme presents opportunities to employ theoretical concepts in applied sport, health and exercise settings and allows you to choose from a diverse range of modules allied to our research expertise.

Module details

Compulsory modules

  • SHSM024 Research Methods and Analytical Procedures 30
  • SHSM025 Dissertation (Journal Article) 60

Optional modules
SHS MSc Sport and Health Sciences optional modules 2017-8

  • SHSM005 Biomechanical Aspects of Lower Limb Injury 30
  • SHSM006 Laboratory Techniques in Physiology 30
  • SHSM014 Paediatric Exercise and Health 30
  • SHSM022 Physical Activity in the Prevention and Treatment of Chronic Disease 30
  • SHSM023 Current Issues in Sport and Exercise Psychology 30

Entry Requirements

Normally a minimum 2:1 degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline.

Programme Funding

We offer numerous scholarships to encourage exceptional students to apply for Masters programmes at the University of Exeter.

Student Destinations

MSc graduates are well placed for career opportunities in a number of different employment sectors such as sport, exercise, leisure management and consultancy, health promotion, finance and marketing. In addition, the Masters degree provides an opportunity for further study.