University of Portsmouth

University of Portsmouth

Sports Performance

On this course you will gain a thorough grounding in the science underpinning performance enhancement through the key areas of biomechanics, physiology and psychology. This will complement the practical skills and research expertise you will develop in applied settings, providing an insight into the way that scientific support is integrated into the real world of top-level sport.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2:1 honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject. Applicants who hold a non-related degree will be considered on a case-by-case basis. For those who do not hold a degree or relevant professional qualification, extensive experience together with evidence of scholarly ability will be required.
English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

Course modules

Core modules: Applied research methods; research project. Optional modules: Applied sports physiology; applied sports; psychology; environmental factors affecting sports performance; applied sports biomechanics; professional practice in sports performance.

Assessment methods

You will be assessed in a variety of ways with a focus on self-assessment and problem-based assignments. Assessment methods include: practical and written exams; laboratory reports; role plays; presentations; projects.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,830 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Portsmouth PO1 2UP South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Admissions Team - Faculty of Science
Telephone number: 
023 9284 5550