12 months
14500 GBP/year
8500 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Working within a sports environment and seeking to advance your knowledge of applied areas such as MSK Ultrasound, Injection Therapy, Nutrition, Sports Psychology and Medicine in Extreme Environments? The Performance Medicine programme from University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) helps you to fully prepare your athletes.

Visit the official programme website for more information


We recognise that professionals often have an acquired depth of knowledge through their previous professional career development. You are eligible to apply for Accreditation of Prior Learning for up 40 credits of taught modules.

Learn from a wide and multi-disciplinary team of academic and clinical staff supported by the School of Medicine and the Allied Health research units.

Each module is designed for flexibility, with many delivered via a combination of face-to-face and online learning, so you can select the best route through to your chosen qualification.

Future careers

The Performance Medicine programme from University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) allows those individuals working within a sporting environment to tailor their learning experience.  

This programme allows you to gain increased depth of knowledge in a variety of different areas subject to personal choice.

Selection of modules such as MSK ultrasound enhance previously acquired professional skill base giving the individual a unique selling point on their CV.


The centre is accredited by the Royal College of Surgeons, a professional membership organisation and registered charity which exists to advance patient care.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professional Project
  • Dissertation
  • Evidence Based Practice
  • Research Methods for Clinical Practice, Education and Management
  • Applied Sport & Exercise Science in Sports Medicine
  • Work Based Learning
  • Physical Activity in Health & Disease

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

UK students can apply all year round.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should hold at least 2:2 degree in related subject
  • Must have completed Year 4 of bachelor of medicine bachelor of surgery qualification or relevant professional qualification such as Physiotherapy or Sports Therapy
  • Be actively engaged in or access clinical experience in a Sports and Exercise Medicine practice in order to support learning within the programme
  • Interview required
  • A detailed admissions procedure will be forwarded on application
  • IELTS: Score of at least 6.5 or equivalent

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8500 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time: £867 per 20 credits (UK)

Living costs for Preston

751 - 1425 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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