University of Chichester

University of Chichester

Sports Performance Analysis

This programme of study is designed for graduates seeking to develop specialist knowledge in Sports Performance Analysis. The MSc Sports Performance Analysis programme is carefully aligned to employer needs and aims to provide the knowledge, skills and experience to successfully pursue a career in the area of Sports Performance Analysis. The processes and theories underpinning performance analysis are explored, together with key practical competencies, all delivered in conjunction with a dedicated, intensive work placement offering invaluable industry relevant experience.

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 in performance analysis related modules e.g. notational analysis and/or biomechanics; it is recognised that some applicants may not meet these standard academic requirements, but may still be desirable course members with other appropriate and equivalent skills and knowledge (e.g. coaching or work experiences); in such cases the applicant may apply for accreditation of prior learning (APL) or accreditation of prior experiential learning (APEL) all successful applicants must obtain a satisfactory enhanced clearing from the disclosure and barring service (DBS).

Course modules

All students are required to complete modules in their chosen pathway (one as an elective) plus the two modules in research methods and statistics and a research dissertation.
Modules currently available are:

​Advances in Performance Analysis of Sport;
Applied Performance Analysis;
Work Placement;
Research Methods & Statistics I;
Research Methods & Statistics II;
Research Dissertation.

In addition, all students have the option of an elective module from:

Applied Techniques in Sport & Exercise;
Motor Learning & Control;
Independent Study.
All of the modules are 20 credits, except the Research Dissertation (60 credits).


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,670 per Whole course (Home/EU) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 12,360 per Whole course (International) 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 945 per Module (Home/EU) 2 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2017 - 1 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2017 - 2 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2017 - 1 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Full-time September 2017 - 1 Years

Campus details

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

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