1 year full-time
Usually 2 years part-time
Please note, this course is not accepting applications for 2018.
From elite performance to the thriving personal fitness market and community-based sport activity, sport is an ever-expanding multi-billion dollar global industry. Our degree primes the very best graduates with the skills to help sports people improve efficiency of performance and reduce risk of injury. Gain an advantage by training at one of the leading sport and exercise science universities in the UK.
Why study MSc Sport and Exercise Science at Middlesex?
Sport science provides scientific intervention to enhance training and performance, while exercise science has a central role in physical activity programmes aimed at improving general health. Our innovative, engaging and broad-ranging course will help you to strengthen the practical skills required to work with both elite athletes and the general population. Furthermore, it will improve your knowledge and understanding of the theoretical principles underlying the practical application.
Allowing you the chance to study biomechanics and physiology, the real strength of this course is that it keeps your options open. Our highly experienced experts will develop your skills in critical analysis, evaluation, research and writing.
Our facilities are based at Allianz Park Stadium, the home of Saracens Rugby Club. We boast world-class performance laboratories, rehabilitation units and testing facilities. We also have associations, either through partnerships or through our alumni, with Tottenham Hotspur, Lee Valley, the England Rugby Football Union and the English Institute of Sport, allowing you to train alongside the best and build invaluable industry contacts.
How is MSc Sport and Exercise Science taught?
The programme runs one day per week (usually on a Monday, 10am-5pm), with all taught components finishing in May, leaving the dissertation to run over the summer months through to September.
In this time, you will gain knowledge, understanding and practical skills through attending lectures, participatory seminars, small group discussions, directed learning, laboratory and practical sessions.