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). The course aims to build on students' existing knowledge and extend understanding of applied physiology and sport and exercise biomechanics. The experiences are designed to enhance critical analysis and independence of thought and to develop understanding of, and competence in, research methods and statistical analysis. Students will be enabled to critically evaluate and initiate project work relevant to applied physiology and sport and exercise biomechanics and to provide a sound and secure basis from which students may proceed to a research degree (e.g., PhD) or a career as an applied sport scientist with specialist knowledge in applied physiology and sport and exercise biomechanics.
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 one 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 second class degree (2.2) in Sports Sciences or graduates who have completed a joint course with Sport Sciences or Sports Studies as one of their subjects providing they can show evidence of at least one 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.
Core modules include: Applied Sports Physiology; biomechanics of sport and exercise; laboratory techniques in physiology and biomechanics; research methods and data analysis; research dissertation. Optional modules (one from): Sport organisation, politics and the law; performance lifestyle.
Assessment procedures include: Essays; case studies; oral presentations; poster presentations laboratory report writing; computer-based tests. Formal written examinations constitute part of the assessment in some modules. In addition, you need to submit, and pass, a research dissertation.
Sports scholarships available, awarded on merit.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 8,000 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 16,500 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 8,000 per Academic year (EU fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 4,000 per Academic year (home fees)||30 months|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 8,250 per Academic year (overseas fees)||30 months|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 4,000 per Academic year (EU fees)||30 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Brunel University London||Uxbridge||UB8 3PH||South East|
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