University of Chichester

University of Chichester

Sport and Exercise Biomechanics

This programme of study is designed for graduates seeking to develop specialist knowledge in sport and exercise biomechanics. It provides students with an opportunity to study at a postgraduate level to fulfil the initial requirements for BASES accreditation, to develop their knowledge of the sport and exercise sciences and to increase their skills in applying such knowledge in both sporting and exercise populations.

Entry requirements

Honours degree (2.1) in a related area (e.g. sport science, sport studies, human movement science) with a high proportion of study related to biomechanics.

Course modules

Modules currently available are: applied techniques in sport and exercise biomechanics; biomechanical instrumentation and measurement; ergonomics in sport and exercise; the research methods and statistics 1; the research methods and statistics 2; the supervised experience portfolio; tissue mechanics and assistive devices; independent project.

Assessment methods

Each module is assessed by a 4,000-word assignment. MSc includes a dissertation of 12,000 words or a supervised experience portfolio.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,510 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,510 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,510 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,510 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bishop Otter Campus Chichester PO19 6PE South East

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