Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University

Sport Science

This course aims to enable students to stand out in the competitive sports related career field by developing a specific area of expertise within sport science such as performance analysis, sports nutrition, leisure management, exercise physiology and psychology, biomechanics or sports horse training and performance.

Entry requirements

A UK Honours degree (minimum 2.1) or equivalent in a relevant discipline; applicants with appropriate experience or other relevant qualifications may also be considered; international students need IELTS 6.5 (with minimum of 5.5 in reading, listening, speaking and writing) or TOEFL iBT 83 (with minimum reading:18, listening:17, speaking: 20, writing: 17); other English language qualifications may be taken into consideration.

Course modules

Core modules: sport science research methods; sport science in action Sport research project. Optional taught modules: current issues in sport and exercise psychology; exercise physiology; applied kinesiology of functional musculoskeletal performance; performance analysis; biomechanics of optimal performance; current topics in performance nutrition; sports horse training and performance.

Assessment methods

Assessment includes oral presentations, assignments, poster presentations, journal articles and an interview.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
MRes Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Clifton Campus Nottingham NG11 8NS East Midlands

Key information

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