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University of Salford

Performance Analysis

As a student on this programme, you will have access to industry-standard performance analysis equipment. You will also learn how this exciting discipline is used across different sports to enhance performance. You will generate an understanding of how performance analysis can be used in relation to injuries, and how this can be measured.

You will get the opportunity to conduct primary research that could lead to publications, which may inform future performance analysis practice.

Entry requirements

To gain entry onto this course, you should be a BSc/BA (Hons) graduate in an appropriate sports or exercise-related subject area. Prospective students will normally be required to have achieved a 2:1 honours degree, but consideration will be given to students with a 2:2 honours degree who have appropriate experience and satisfactory references.

We also welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria, but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully.

Course modules

  • Performance Analysis
  • Injury Prevention and Performance Measurement
  • Dissertation

Assessment methods

Case studies, viva voce, literature review, practical assessments, research reports, research proposal, consultancy pitch presentation, report writing.

Sponsorship information

Study awards include: Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Scholarship; University of Salford student loyalty discount; Country bursary scheme (for international students only).


For up-to-date fees, visit the University of Salford's website.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 - 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 - 3 years
PgCert Full-time September 2017 - 8 months
Part-time September 2017 - 2 years
Full-time September 2017 - 8 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Salford Salford M5 4WT North West

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