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Applied Sport Physiology

University of Brighton

12 months
13842 GBP/year
7866 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Applied Sport Physiology, offered by University of Brighton is for you if you know you want to work in the world of sport and performance and are looking for a deeper understanding of applied sport physiology.


Applied Sport Physiology, offered by University of Brighton is designed around four pillars:

  • practitioner focused
  • physiology skill-centred
  • science in practice
  • personal and professional development.


Some of our graduates work with sports governing bodies as applied physiologists or directly with sports teams. Others have set up their own consultancy services, or work in the public and private sector as physiologists.

Some graduates focus on research positions in industry or with organisations such as the Ministry of Defence. This MSc is also ideal preparation for continuing your studies at PhD level.

An MSc in Applied Sport Physiology from the University of Brighton will equip you with both the theoretical knowledge, practical skills and emotional intelligence to help you stand out in today's competitive job market.

Roles our recent applied physiology MSc graduates have secured include:

  • Strength and Conditioning Internship - Go-Perform
  • Data analyst, Nisus Consulting Limited
  • Soft tissue therapist, Brighton & Hove Albion FC
  • Paralympic athlete assistant, Boccia, UK
  • Exercise physiologist, STAPS (Germany)
  • Performance director at Elite High Performance, Wrexham
  • Lead strength and conditioning coach at Aston Villa Football Club
  • Director of Smart Progression, India
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Utah


Their teaching laboratories are accredited by the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES).

Programme Structure


  • Skills for Physiological Assessment 
  • Science in Practice
  • Professional and Personal Development
  • Exercise Tolerance (Integrative Physiology) 
  • Practical Applications of Training Theory
  • Science of Physical Performance and Training
  • Applied Environmental Physiology
  • Final Project 

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Generally there's no deadline for applying for a postgraduate course at Brighton.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

A good honours degree (normally minimum 2:2 classification) in sport and exercise science, or a relevant science-based degree such as medicine, biomedical sciences, physiology, biological science, or health science. The degree may contain a human physiology component, and should contain a research training component.

In such circumstances, candidates may be interviewed, and evidence will be sought concerning:

  • sustained and substantial work in a field relevant to the degree at an appropriate level
  • the ability to undertake, write up and present an honours level research study
  • an appropriate level understanding of research methods and human physiology
  • the ability to study independently and effectively and to communicate effectively.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13842 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13842 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7866 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7866 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Eastbourne

550 - 1000 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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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