Manchester Metropolitan University

Sports and Exercise Medicine

The MSc Sports and Exercise Medicine offers the opportunity for qualified medical, physiotherapy and osteopathy practitioners to specialise in the field of Sports medicine. As part of this exciting new programme, students will also have the opportunity to gain additional professional accreditation, qualification or membership with external professional bodies: Membership of the Society of Musculoskeletal Medicine (SoMM). Immediate Care in Sport Certificate (Level 3) approved by the Faculty of Pre-hopsital care, Royal College of Surgeons. On successful completion of the PEMHET, students will collate appropriate evidence to support an application for Fellowship of the Association of Emergency Educators (AoME) or Associate Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (HEA). Placement options: It is expected that students will be working either within professional practice or have recent professional experience upon which to draw, reflect on and apply the work studied to their professional context.

Entry requirements

MSc: Typical entry requirements: applicants should hold: an MchB (MBBS) or equivalent or a degree in physiotherapy (normally 2:2 or above) or a PgDip in physiotherapy together with evidence of an approved and relevant post qualification education. a degree in osteopathy (M Ost (Hons) normally 2:2 or above) and two year's clinical experience. applications from other professions will be considered on an individual basis. Applicants will be interviewed or have their application carefully scrutinised in order to establish the relevance of the programme to their learning needs, the necessary commitment to learning and where appropriate, support from their manager / employer. Interviews may be conducted in person or by Skype or telephone. Overseas applicants will require IELTS with an overall score of 6.5 with no less than 5.5 in any category, or an equivalent accepted English qualification. Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip: Typical entry requirements: applicants should hold: an MchB (MBBS) or equivalent or a degree in physiotherapy (normally 2:2 or above) or a PgDip in physiotherapy together with evidence of an approved and relevant post qualification education. a degree in osteopathy (M Ost (Hons) normally 2:2 or above) and two year's clinical experience. applications from other professions will be considered on an individual basis.

Assessment methods

Assessment will be undertaken via a range of assessment methods. A range of inclusive methods will be undertaken to ensure that all learning outcomes are met and that a wide range of learning styles are supported. These will include essays, practical examinations, oral presentations, poster presentations, written and oral exams, case studies, literature reviews, quizzes, portfolios and projects.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 - 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2018 - 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 - 2 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 - 15 Months
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2018 - 1 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2018 - 2 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2019 - 1 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2019 - 2 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Full-time September 2018 - 1 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2018 - 2 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Full-time September 2019 - 1 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2019 - 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site M15 6BH North West

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