Applied Sport Performance Analysis, M.Sc. | Loughborough University | Loughborough, United Kingdom
M.Sc. On Campus

Applied Sport Performance Analysis

12 months
22500 GBP/year
11100 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Our MSc Applied Sport Performance Analysis degree from Loughborough University offers you an excellent platform to develop advanced knowledge and the skills to analyse and develop performance in elite sport.


The MSc Applied Sport Performance Analysis degree from Loughborough University has been created in collaboration with industry experts and combines high-quality teaching from applied practitioners, with extensive experience in elite sport, and world-renowned research active academics.You will have access to market-leading performance analysis hardware and software, used in professional sports organisations, and develop an advanced competency in best practice processes.

You will benefit from the unique internal and external sporting partners at Loughborough to provide authentic and challenging learning opportunities. These have been designed to test and develop the broad range of competencies required of an elite performance analyst.


Graduates of this programme will be able to pursue careers applying their performance analysis knowledge and skills in a variety of settings including working with elite sportspeople and teams, nationally and internationally. It could also open up career opportunities with global sports technology and sports analytics companies, allow you to contribute to the ever-increasing use of analytics in sports media broadcasts or allow you to pursue research and consultancy opportunities.

Programme Structure

  • The MSc Applied Sport Performance Analysis is designed to give you a thorough grounding and hands-on experience of the practical application and latest research in analysing and developing elite performance. The programme culminates in a summer project that allows you to apply the skills and knowledge you have acquired
  • As this is a new programme for October 2021, the module contents are still being confirmed. We will update this page with more information as soon as possible. If you have any questions in the meantime, please email us.

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:1 (or equivalent international qualification) in Sport Science or a related programme (sport coaching, sport performance analysis). Alternatively, a 2:1 in a mathematics, statistics or data science course with sufficient evidence of engagement and interest in sport and sports performance.

  • Applicants need to have prior experience in performance analysis delivery or demonstrate training and engagement with performance analysis hardware and software and/or performance analysis research.
  • Applicants will also need to secure an appropriate performance analysis placement to be accepted onto the programme. Students may also incur travel costs associated with travelling between the placement provider and Loughborough University. Further information about the programme and securing a placement can be found in the MSc Applied Sport Performance Analysis FAQs document within the programme listing on the University website.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    11100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11100 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Loughborough

600 - 1000 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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