With our state-of-the-art facilities and science-based approach, you gain a solid understanding of the biology, physiology, biomechanics, nutrition and psychology of sport.
You study a wide variety of topics including:
- The analysis of movement
- How extreme environments can affect human performance
- Paediatric exercise science
- Sport psychology
Our course in Sport and Exercise Science at University of Essex allows you to gain practical hands-on experience in our specialist laboratory facilities, as well as learning the theoretical approaches. Our seminar-based teaching gives students a platform to participate in small group discussions and share expertise and knowledge.
The sports science, fitness, health and leisure sectors are booming and provide a variety of careers for sports and exercise science graduates. Typical career destinations include sports performance, sports management and sports development, health care, teaching, the health and fitness industry and academic research.
We have great industry links and work closely with the University’s Careers Services to help you find out about further work experience, internships, placements, and voluntary opportunities.
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- Further Research Methods in Sport, Exercise and Health
- Research Project
- Biomechanics of Locomotion
- Disability, Sport and Social Change
- Physical Activity and Wellbeing
- Applied Physiology
- Personalising Health and Performance Nutrition
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- 12 months
- 24 months
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We recommend that you apply as soon as you are able to .
DisciplinesSports Sciences Kinesiology View 372 other Masters in Sports Sciences in United Kingdom
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- A degree with an overall 2.2 in a subject relevant to Sport, Exercise, Psychology or Human Biology.
- Your degree should contain modules in sport, psychology or human biology - such as biology, physiology, anatomy or genetics.
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International19740 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 19740 GBP per year during 12 months.
National9200 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9200 GBP per year during 12 months.
- Home/UK fee: £4,600
- International fee: £9,870
Living costs for Colchester
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.