School of Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences

Bangor University

Applied Sport Science and Outdoor Activities

The course focuses on the application of physiology and psychology to outdoor activities; it aims to develop students practical and theoretical knowledge as well as their ability to propose possible alternative hypotheses to current thinking; this course has been designed to be flexible and relevant to the student's individual needs and interests; it is intended that the skills learnt on this programme enables students to apply theory to professional practice; the programme benefits from being taught by staff with a wide a range of physiological and psychological expertise.

Course modules

Modules include: research skills; independent study (a one to one supervised programme of work leading to the development of the proposal for the research project); supervised experience; performance physiology; sport psychology; effective coaching; rehabilitation of the injured athlete.

Assessment methods

These include a research project.

Sponsorship information

All applicants to the Master's programmes are eligible to apply for bursaries and assistantships from the school, plus funding may also be available from the university.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 - 1 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2017 - 30 Weeks

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bangor Campus LL57 2DG Wales

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