Sport and Exercise Physiology

University of Roehampton

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
14978 GBP/year
8265 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Sport and Exercise Physiology programme at the University of Roehampton equips you for a career in sport and exercise physiology. You will be provided with advanced knowledge based on the latest research in the theory and practice of a range of different areas in sport and exercise physiology, for the benefit of performance and health.


The Sport and Exercise Physiology programme at the University of Roehampton offers a thorough theoretical, conceptual and practical grounding in the discipline. You will gain a detailed understanding of the science of sports and exercise with the focus on applied physiology. Among other things, you will study a wide variety of physiological assessment techniques, nutritional aspects of sport and exercise performance, and the physiological characteristics of the neuromuscular system with application to sport and injury. You will also be challenged to develop and publish new knowledge on a research topic of interest to you via a dissertation project.

Taught by leading experts in the field, you will develop the necessary skills to carry out your own consultancy work with a client. We also aim to provide opportunities for you to gain flexible and professional work placements through our professional networks. Placements in the past have included British Fencing, British Paralympic Sitting Volleyball, Watford FC and Queen Mary’s Hospital.

Career options

Graduates go on to work as sport physiologists and rehabilitation experts in sport management consultancies

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biomechanical Measurement and Technology
  • Psychology of Physical Activity, Health and Injury
  • Psychology of Sport and Performance
  • Neuromusculoskeletal Function
  • Nutritional Aspects of Exercise and Sport Performance
  • Physiological Assessment
  • Research Methods

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines




180 alternative credits

PGDip: 120


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

General entry requirements

  • Applications are invited from those who have an 2:1 honours degree classification (or above) in sport science/studies or physiology with a strong research methods element.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14978 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14978 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8265 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8265 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • £460 per ten credits (part-time UK/EU)
  • £833 per ten credits (part-time International)


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