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Applied Sport Science, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
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This course takes an interdisciplinary approach to the scientific study of sporting performance. Delivered via distance learning and intensive study weeks, students also complete an advanced independent study.

About

  • Modules are designed to develop your understanding of the factors determining sporting performance, methods of assessing an athletes abilities to meet these demands, and the design of interventions to improve performance.
  • During a professional placement, you will apply the theoretical material delivered in the taught modules to your work with individual athletes or teams.The course prepares athletes to go into future careers in sport science support, or progress to further postgraduate study / research.
  • In addition to the development of subject knowledge, the MSc Applied Sport Science Course at the University of Worcester is designed to enhance the ability of students to gain employment in their desired speciality. All students complete a work placement in a field related to their ultimate career ambitions, and their assessment is specifically tailored to their own personal development needs.

Programme Structure

  • Assessing Human Performance
  • Enhancing Human Performance
  • Limits to Human Performance
  • Research Methods
  • Dissertation
  • Professional Practice

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    200 credits alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • Students will normally have a 2:1 classification in a sport-related Degree. Students who hold a sport-related Degree classification 2:2 or below, or a non-sport related Degree will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • All applicants will be interviewed.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5150 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5150 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Worcester

  • 660 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Depending on your degree you are automatically awarded a scholarship, or if you have an extra-curricular interest in sports or volunteering activities, you can apply for scholarships to help you carry on these activities.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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