University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

Exercise and Sport Sciences

This course provides training in the practical, theoretical and applied elements of exercise and sport sciences; the modules include teaching, learning and experience in core disciplines of exercise and health as well as in sport, or example, nutrition and metabolism in health and obesity, musculoskeletal systems, and cardiovascular and respiratory physiology; all modules are applied and related such that the thread of exercise and ageing runs through them all; in addition, modules in continued professional development and research methods allow theory to be applied in practice.

Entry requirements

At least a 2.1 or equivalent in a relevant science subject (e.g. sport and exercise sciences, BMedSci, biochemistry, health sciences, natural sciences, biology, or biological sciences).

Course modules

The course has 3 compulsory modules: research methods; continued professional development; integrated body systems. The remaining taught elements of the course will be delivered in the form of optional modules in core disciplines within exercise and sports sciences, allowing students to shape the course to their particular interest. Optional modules include: neuromuscular performance through the human lifetime; cardiovascular and respiratory physiology; nutrition and metabolism in health and obesity; psychology of physical activity promotion.

Assessment methods

A variety of assessments is used through the course, including presentation, problem-based assessments, portfolio and extended writing.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,840 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,840 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 16,920 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,840 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,840 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,840 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,420 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,420 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,420 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,420 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,420 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edgbaston Campus Birmingham B15 2TU West Midlands

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