Brunel University London

Brunel University London

Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences (Human Performance)

This course primarily focuses on the physiological and biomechanical elements of the human performer, while also providing you with grounding in the lab techniques used by physiologists and biomechanists. The course serves as ideal preparation for those wishing to pursue accreditation as a sport scientist through the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES).

Entry requirements

A UK upper 2nd Class (2.1) Honours degree or equivalent internationally recognised qualification in sports sciences or graduates who have completed a joint course with sport sciences or sports studies as 1 of their subjects. Other disciplines including medicine, medical science, veterinary medicine, veterinary science, physiotherapy or any biological science will also be considered providing they can show evidence of at least 1 year's experience of working in science or an area allied to medicine and or sport and will be considered on an individual basis. Applicants with a lower 2nd Class degree (2.2) in sports sciences or graduates who have completed a joint course with sport sciences or sports studies as 1 of their subjects providing they can show evidence of at least 1 year's experience of working in science or an area allied to medicine and or sport and will be considered on an individual basis. Applicants will be required to have an interview. NB: Hepatitis B immunisation will be required as students on this pathway will be involved in taking capillary blood samples.

Course modules

Core modules include: physical activity and health; applied sports physiology; biomechanics of sport and exercise; research methods and data analysis; dissertation. Optional modules include: laboratory techniques in physiology and biomechanics; performance lifestyle.

Assessment methods

Assessment procedures include essays, case studies, oral presentations, poster presentations laboratory report writing and computer-based tests. Formal written examinations constitute part of the assessment in some modules. In addition, students need to submit, and pass, a research dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Sports scholarships available, awarded on merit.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,350 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,350 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,200 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,350 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,350 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,350 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,175 per Year 1 (EU) 30 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,175 per Year 1 (England) 30 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,600 per Year 1 (International) 30 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,175 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 30 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,175 per Year 1 (Scotland) 30 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,175 per Year 1 (Wales) 30 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Brunel University London Uxbridge UB8 3PH South East

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