Southampton Solent University

Southampton Solent University

Athletic Development and Peak Performance

This course prepares you for life in the sport industry, delivering hands-on professional skills and an interdisciplinary approach to sport science and coaching. You can explore talent identification, long-term athlete development, performance analysis, strength and conditioning, peak performance, technical and tactical development, marginal gains and injury prevention and management. Placements also form part of this course and you will be supported with access t work opportunities within professional sport and exercise organisations, drawing on Solent's diverse partnerships to gain experience alongside leading experts. Access to our outstanding sport and exercise facilities is available, which includes a British Association of Sport and Exercises (BASES) - accredited physiology laboratory.

Entry requirements

An honours degree at 2.1 or above. Other applicants who can provide evidence of relevant work experience will be considered. Acceptance is also subject to a successful interview. If your first language is not English, you must have an IELTS score of 6.5 (6.0 writing), or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: Technical development in sport; psycho-social development in sport; physical preparation in sport and exercise; tactical development in sport; marginal gains for peak performance; individual project.

Assessment methods

Assessment includes written coursework, viva, presentations, reports and practical tests.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,020 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Southampton Solent University Southampton SO14 0YN South East

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