Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

Sport and Clinical Biomechanics

LJMU's MSc in Sport and Clinical Biomechanics features extensive training in lab-based skills plus in-depth analysis of contemporary issues. - Choose this programme developed by world-leading researchers from our pioneering School of Sport and Exercise Science - Study modules that complement the specific expertise of biomechanics staff and include: clinical gait analysis and virtual rehabilitation, muscle and tendon mechanics and biomechanical assessment and injury prevention - Access state-of-the-art biomechanics laboratories in the award-winning Tom Reilly Building, including the Movement Function Research Laboratory - Look forward to exciting career opportunities in clinical or sports biomechanics and/or academic and professional development - Benefit from good links with local companies for work placements - including hospitals, elite sport organisations and sport equipment manufacturers - Ideal for Physiotherapists who wish to deepen their biomechanical expertise

Entry requirements

MSc: You will need: a minimum 2.1 honours degree in physiotherapy, physical sciences, sport or another relevant discipline which has a substantial biomechanics component at level 6 Additional Information: IELTS 6.5 (minimum 5.5 in each component 58-64 (minimum 51 in each component for UKVI purposes) RPL isaccepted on this programme International students entering on a Tier 4 visa cannot study part-time All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC International students who have applied to study a full-time taught Masters, MRes, MPhil or PhD at LJMU, you should check if you require an Academic Technology Approval Scheme or ATAS certificate. Please contact LJMU's International Admissions Team for further details If you have any specific queries, please contact scspgt@ljmu.ac.uk Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC. View country specific entry requirements: www.ljmu.ac.uk/study/courses/international-entry-requirements Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team (internationaladmissions@ljmu.ac.uk) for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages: www.ljmu.ac.uk/international

Course modules

Your programme is made up of a number of core modules as detailed below. Technical Training in Biomechanics (20 credits) Research Methods (20 credits) Current Issues in Biomechanics (20 credits) Muscle-tendon Mechanics (20 credits) Biomechanical Assessment in Sport and Exercise (20 credits) Clinical Movement Analysis (20 credits)

Assessment methods

To cater for the wide-ranging content of our courses and the varied learning preferences of our students, we offer a range of assessment methods on each programme. Assessment techniques vary from module to module to reflect relevant assessment approaches and the key learning points of each topic. Assessment methods on this course include: interactive problem solving exercises, oral presentations in front of a peer group, coursework and essays, in some cases combined with oral defence. The dissertation is a substantial piece of research, submitted in a written thesis format, followed by a viva voce before Biomechanics staff.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,600 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,600 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,600 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,600 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 14,450 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 42 per Credit (EU) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 42 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 42 per Credit (Wales) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 42 per Credit (England) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 42 per Credit (Scotland) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Liverpool John Moores University L2 2QP North West

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