University of Winchester

University of Winchester

Applied Sport and Exercise Science

This course is primarily based on a theoretical blend of sport and exercise physiology, sport and exercise psychology, and sport and exercise biomechanics. Additionally, it advances student knowledge and application of research methods.

Entry requirements

Normally a 1st or 2nd Class Honours degree or professional experience in the area of study (for example sports science, sports studies or other cognate subject).

Course modules

Indicative modules: sport and exercise science; physiology of sport and exercise; psychology in practice; physical activity and exercise; psychology; biomechanics of sport and exercise; research methods; research in practice; sport and exercise pedagogy; dissertation.

Assessment methods

A wide variety of assessment types are used. These include written assignments (including essays and case studies); presentations (including oral and poster presentations); portfolios (a flexible combination of assessment types which usually include providing evidence of acquired skills/ competencies and critical reflection on personal development); projects; examinations; and research proposals. Students also complete a substantial independent research project.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 - 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2017 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
King Alfred Campus Winchester SO22 4NR South East

Key information

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