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Sport and Exercise Medicine

University of Leeds

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
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About

The Sport and Exercise Medicine programme at the University of Leeds is designed to offer medical doctors, physiotherapists and sport therapists a unique and practitioner-led education in the field of sport and exercise medicine (SEM). We are based in Yorkshire, home to a range of fantastic professional sports teams and musculoskeletal (MSK) services.

Overview

MSc and department is also home to four of the UKs’ consultants in SEM and a number of the UK’s leading physiotherapists in MSK medicine and elite sport. 

MSc is based in the sport and exercise science department of the university and, with a faculty including some of the country’s leading SEM doctors and physiotherapists, we’ve got all areas of SEM covered. 

This is a flexible Sport and Exercise Medicine programme at the University of Leeds comprising of a mixture of face to face learning, placements in clinic and elite sport alongside online learning, providing a course that’s suitable for applicants in full-time employment as well as those looking to study full time.

Career opportunities

Employment opportunities exist within NHS MSK and private sports medicine clinics, as well as sports clubs.

Graduate roles and destinations:

  • Head of Academy Yorkshire Carnegie
  • YSM Clinic Senior Physiotherapist
  • GB Basketball U20 W Physiotherapist
  • York Knights RL Doctor
  • Leeds Rhinos Academy Doctor
  • A&E Registrar ST6
  • GP Registrar, Hull KR Club Doctor
  • Head Physiotherapist, Catalan Dragons
  • F3 Doctor

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Functional Sports Anatomy and Clinical Assessment
  • Musculoskeletal Medicine and Sport Injuries
  • The Sport and Exercise Medicine Practitioner
  • Exercise Physiology, Health and Sports Nutrition
  • Physical Activity, Health and Exercise Prescription
  • Project Work and Dissertation

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

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.
92
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should normally have a good honours degree, e.g. at least a UK upper second class or equivalent (or international equivalent), in a related discipline.
  • Currently, we are accepting candidates with degrees in medicine, physiotherapy, sports therapy or sports rehabilitation/training (appropriate professional registration would be held with the GMC, Health and Care Professions Council, Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, British Association of Sport Rehabilitators and Trainers, or international equivalent).
  • Applicants also need at least one year of relevant post-graduation clinical experience and be able to demonstrate clear potential for benefiting from the programme.
  • Applicants also need at least one year of relevant post-graduation clinical experience and are able to demonstrate clear potential for benefiting from the programme.

Tuition Fee

Funding

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