What you will study on MSc Sport and Exercise Science?
This innovative course explores a broad range of topics within the science of sport and exercise, from biomechanics to physiology. Focusing on the functioning of the human body during exercise, you will learn how to analyse and respond to the body, and how to interpret and critically analyse the principles of training and adaptation.
The work placement will enable you to enhance your knowledge and gain additional practical experience so that you can select and administer performance tests with a high level of accuracy, and focus on developing the specific work skills demanded by employers.
The dissertation will allow you to pursue your chosen research area, and you'll receive training on methods and processes with particular relevance to exercise and health to support your research.
What will you gain?
This course will allow you to develop the practical skills essential to communication, coaching and technique demonstration.
You will learn how to design evidence-based training interventions based on performance analysis. You will gain the ability to select and administer a wide variety of performance tests and critically evaluate their validity and reliability.
The course will also prepare you for the certification requirements of BASES.