M.Res. On Campus

Sport Science

Nottingham Trent University

12 months
15850 GBP/year
8800 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Current practical, technical and research skills are embedded in the course to reflect the needs of sport-related careers - you'll be able to enter industry or use this Sport Science degree from Nottingham Trent University as a stepping stone to a PhD. You can choose to do a research project in any sport-related sub-discipline. 


We give you the flexibility to develop your knowledge in a specific area of expertise within this distinctive research-based Sport Science Masters.

You can work with the University's strong ties to national and international sporting bodies and institutions throughout the sporting community. These include:
  • Professional Football Clubs
  • England Hockey
  • Holme Pierrepont National Watersports Centre
  • the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences
  • the British Olympic Association.

Know that you will be in great hands studying under our knowledgeable team, whose internationally leading research includes areas such as sports performance, extreme environments, nutritional supplementation, physical activity and health.

Careers and employability

Graduates of this Sport Science Masters course have pursued careers in sports marketing and management, sports injury and rehabilitation and sport psychology research.

Employers have included:

  • Manchester United FC
  • Northumbria University
  • Institute of Youth Sport
  • Kings College
  • English Institute of Sport.

This Sport Science degree from Nottingham Trent University can provide a platform for students who are considering a PhD, and want to gain further experience and relevant qualifications before committing to a research degree.

Placements and work experience opportunities are available throughout your period of study. The University's Employability team has an enviable reputation for helping our graduates find employment and offers individual consultations. Sessions are available to all students at NTU on CV writing and interview technique. Examples of opportunities include, but are not limited to:

  • performance analysts at professional football clubs
  • sports science support with elite athletes
  • strength and conditioning work with elite athletes
  • physiological monitoring of elite athletes
  • research experience by assisting staff and PhD students
  • creativity and innovation management placements at Alton Towers resort.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sport Science Research Methods 
  • Sport in Action 
  • Sport Research Project 
  • Exercise Physiology 
  • Performance Analysis 
  • Current Topics in Performance Nutrition 
  • Biomechanics of Optimal Performance 

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • We would recommend applying as soon as you are able as we may close the course if it is full.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A UK honours degree (minimum 2.1) or equivalent in sport science or a relevant discipline such as psychology, biology or biochemistry
  • Other qualifications and experience are welcomed.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15850 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8800 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Nottingham

583 - 978 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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