Brunel University London
Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences
This course offers you the choice of 2 specialist pathways: Human Performance and Sport Psychology. Our students have varied backgrounds and interests � some are keen to gain knowledge about sports performance, others are keen to explore the links between sport and, for example, community, education, health, and politics. Sport is a hugely popular form of culture around the world and the academic study of sport has grown in popularity to meet the demands of the global sports industry. In parallel with these developments, sport sciences courses at Brunel are up-to-date, dynamic, and forward-looking. If you are interested in studying sport or forging a sport-related career, we welcome your application to study for a postgraduate degree in sport sciences at Brunel.
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 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 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 one 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.
Core modules include: Sport organisation, politics and the law; research methods and data analysis; Research Dissertation. Optional modules include: Applied sports physiology; performance lifestyle; biomechanics of sport and exercise; laboratory techniques in physiology and biomechanics; research and application in the psychology of sports performance; social processes in exercise and sport; individual differences in sport and exercise; psychological skills for practitioners; professional development; independent study.
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 will need to submit, and pass, a research dissertation.
|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|
Sport Sciences, School of Sport and Education