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 and provides students with an opportunity to study at a postgraduate level to fulfill the initial requirements for the British association of sport and exercise science (BASES) accreditation; this develops their knowledge of the sport and exercise sciences and increases their skills in applying such knowledge in both sporting and exercise populations; all students are required to complete 4 modules in their chosen pathway plus the 2 modules in research methods and statistics and either a research dissertation or a supervised experience portfolio.

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 may include: 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; in addition, all students have the option of substituting 1 module for an independent study module.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on assignments and a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time - 2 years
MSc Full-time £ 5,510 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 12,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months

Campus details

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

Key information

Telephone number: 
01243 816002