University of Kent

University of Kent

Sports Science for Optimal Performance

The programme aims to enhance your specialist knowledge and understanding of the scientific principles underpinning optimal performance in sport and exercise. It develops your understanding of current theory, research and debates in sports science and gives you the opportunity to conduct an in-depth study in your chosen areas of interest.

Entry requirements

An honours degree (at least a high 2.2) in sports science, exercise science or related subject. Alternatively, a relevant professional qualification with appropriate experience will be considered.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by coursework and the final dissertation research project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 5,250 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 15,380 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 2,625 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 6,460 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Medway Campus Chatham ME4 4AG South East

Key information

Recruitment and Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
01227 827272