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At the Sports Biomechanics and Rehabilitation from University of Dundee, you will gain comprehensive, critical knowledge and understanding of both classical theory and models as well as selected specialised and current issues relevant to biomechanics and rehabilitation within human movement analysis, sport, exercise, health, and the clinical environment. 

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Sports Biomechanics looks to optimise human performance, reduce injury risk, and contribute to the rehabilitation and clinical management of athletes and clients.

All students will have the opportunity to develop expertise in the practical use of state-of-the-art biomechanics equipment related to human movement and performance, as well as associated software platforms for measurement, analysis, and modelling of data. 

You will benefit from a wide range of teaching, learning, and assessment modes with an emphasis on practical skills and the use of technology.

As this is an MRes, you will have meaningful ownership over your own studies though our staff will supervise and mentor work packages and research projects covering a wide range of relevant topics. You will also have the flexibility to specialise in the area you are most passionate about.

You will benefit from our close relationships with local and national clinical and sports institutions such as the University of Dundee Institute of Sport and Exercise, NHS Tayside, multiple professional sports clubs, and sportscotland - Scotland's national agency for sport.


Graduates of the Sports Biomechanics and Rehabilitation from University of Dundee will be able to use their skills and knowledge to:

  • successfully increase their level of integration of sport, biomechanics, and rehabilitation within their respective professions and disciplines
  • contribute to multi- and interdisciplinary teams in sports teams, sports and exercise, clinical treatment, rehabilitation, and other settings
  • undertake a variety of work appointments and further advanced study opportunities if desired

Employers look for individuals who can work independently and deliver a research-focused approach to research, business, and/or practice. This course will teach you how to be an effective researcher and critical thinker, alongside transferable skills for any future career.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sports Injuries and Rehabilitation 
  • Biomechanics in Sport 
  • Research Design and Medical Statistics 
  • Measurement and Analysis of Human Movement
  • MRes in Sports and Biomechanics and Rehabilitation Research Project

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

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120 alternative credits


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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

A 2.1 honours degree or equivalent in a discipline such as: Medicine, Physiology, Anatomy, Sport and Exercise Sciences, Biomedical Sciences, Engineering, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Physiotherapy or other relevant Health Professionals Degree.

Living costs for Dundee

787 - 1494 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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