M.Sc. On Campus Online Blended

Elite Sport Performance

Dublin City University

24 months
8800 EUR/year
4500 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Elite Sport Performance programme of the Dublin City University is a two-year, part-time, distance-learning programme that provides students with an opportunity to complete a programme of study focused on theories and practice of sport performance and develop an advanced understanding of research methodologies and reflective and critical skills.



The Elite Sport Performance programme of the Dublin City University is aimed at early-career professionals working in the sport domain, and those with aspirations to work in this environment, who are motivated to extend their knowledge and understanding of elite sport performance and deepen discipline-specific expertise through postgraduate study.

The part-time and flexible nature of the course enables students to consider how their learning and knowledge impacts professional practice in elite sport performance environments, and ensure that the acquired knowledge and understanding gained through their MSc journey supports their development in their specific working context.

Programme Structure

  • Synchronous Delivery
  • Asynchronous Delivery

Each module will have a set of online and directed learning material (webinars, online tasks, tutorials) that students can complete independently.

  • Independent Study

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus, Blended, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

Reflecting the nature of the MSc in Elite Sport Performance, candidates should be working in sport or a related area, or intend to work in the sport domain. Evidence that may be provided by the applicant to support this include one or more of the following:

  • Holding a position or role in the promotion of sport performance or related area
  • Holding an appointment or professional position in the domain
  • Professional qualifications in the domain, with clear articulation of intention to progress to work in the domain.

Candidates will be expected to hold a primary Level 8, minimum 2. 2 qualification (NFQ or equivalent) in an area of sport and performance. An online application

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    8800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8800 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4500 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Dublin

1100 - 1800 EUR /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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