M.Sc. On Campus

Applied Sports Performance Analysis

University of Worcester

12 months
14100 GBP/year
7290 GBP/year
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At the Applied Sport Performance Analysis programme of University of Worcester over the past decade the sports science discipline of Performance Analysis has seen a rapid growth at both elite and grass roots levels. Our course has been specifically designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to thrive as a Performance Analyst.


At the Applied Sport Performance Analysis programme of University of Worcester you will have access to the latest software and hardware, giving you experience of new and emerging technologies at the forefront of the discipline. The applied nature of the course forms the core of the programme with a significant part being vocationally based.

The course content builds on the foundational skills and theory learnt on an undergraduate degree course in sports coaching, sports science or performance analysis. Enabling you to obtain the essential skills, knowledge and experience to enter employment.

Key features

  • Heavy emphasis on development and application of the applied skills of a performance analyst
  • Strong links to professional sports clubs and organisations
  • Excellent facilities, including two performance analysis laboratories, Motion & Performance Centre, McClelland Health & Wellbeing Centre, 2,000-seat sports arena, two indoor sports centres, floodlit 3G astro, floodlit synthetic pitch, exercise physiology suite (BASES accredited), sports science laboratories, gymnasia and dance studio
  • Full or part-time options, with a flexible modular scheme so that you can study at your own pace
  • Where could it take you?

    University of Worcester graduates in the field of performance analysis have continued to study higher level qualifications at both UW and other institutions across the UK. Many have found employment within professional sports clubs and some have extended their internship into a part-time paid role. 

    The success of students studying on this programme has primarily been based within elite sport but has also been as diverse as local authority organisations (performance analyst role). The course has a strong record of helping students gain employment upon completion of studies.

    Upon successful completion of the Masters Programme, students have gained first employment, promotion within their own organisation, gained international employment or move to a senior management position in other organisations. The Masters also provides a platform to other research/higher degrees in sport and promotion in other professional organisations. The completion of the Masters may also provide students with the ability to enhance their current working practices. 

    Programme Structure

    Courses include:

  • Evidence-Informed Performance Analysis
    • The Role of the Analyst
    • Future Directions in Performance Analysis of Sport
    • Professional Placement
    • Sport Research Project

    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

    You will normally have a 2:1 classification in a sport-related degree. 

    Those who hold a sport-related degree classification of either 2:2 (or below) or a non-sport-related degree will be considered on a case-by-case basis and may be required to submit a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate relevant experience/knowledge. 

    All applicants shall be interviewed. 

    International students require IELTS of 6.5 (with no less than 5.5 in any component) or equivalent.

    Tuition Fee

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    • International

      14100 GBP/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 14100 GBP per year during 12 months.
    • EU/EEA

      7290 GBP/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 7290 GBP per year during 12 months.

    Living costs for Worcester

    660 - 1140 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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