M.Sc. Blended

Sports and Exercise Medicine - Physio (MACP accredited)

Queen Mary University of London

12 months
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The programme route is suitable for physiotherapists and osteopathsThis internationally renowned programme is the longest-established Sports and Exercise Medicine Post-Graduate programme in the country, with a prestigious history.The programme is based on the philosophy of total care for the athlete and the promotion of physical activity in the general population.This programme:- Will offer you mastery of foundation concepts and skills in Sports and Exercise Medicine.- Give you the knowledge and skills to assess sports injuries and to understand their treatment options, as well as understanding the physiological and psychological benefits of exercise and its use as a health tool.- Allow you regular clinical contact with athletes and sportspeople.- Introduce you to visiting lecturers, who are experts in the field of Sports Medicine.Is accredited by MACP (Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists)


The Centre for Sports and Exercise Medicine is based at the William Harvey Research Institute at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry.Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry is comprised of two world renowned teaching hospitals, St Bartholomew’s and The Royal London, which have made, and continue to make, an outstanding contribution to modern medicine. In the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014) we were placed within the top seven UK institutions in all three Units of Assessment – Clinical Medicine; Public Health, Health Services and Primary Care; and Allied Health Professions, Dentistry, Nursing and Pharmacy.

  • This programme is the longest-established Sports and Exercise Medicine MSc in the country.
  • It is unique in the UK for the delivery of integrated academic and practical tuition. Lectures are delivered by national experts.
  • Core clinician-scientists on staff consult to elite athletes, we have an international research profile in Sports and Exercise Medicine.
  • Our staff will work closely with you to nurture your research interests and to develop your clinical ability in Sports and Exercise Medicine.
  • Many students also go on to publish in peer-reviewed journals, a reflection of the quality of our student research output.


This programme is accredited by MACP (Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists)

Programme Structure

Sport and Exercise Medicine is available to study to MSc, PG Diploma or PG Certificate level, full-time for one year, or part-time from two to four years. For the MACP accredited route, you can choose to take the MSc or PG Diploma.  To achieve the certificate you will take four modules, and for the diploma you will take eight taught modules. To achieve the MSc you will also complete a research project (equivalent to four modules).

For all programmes attendance of 32 clinics is required. 

Clinical placement forms an integral part of the MACP accredited route.  To meet the criteria of clinical expertise, outlined by the MACP, the student undertakes a minimum of 150 hours of directed mentored clinical practice. 

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits

120 part-time credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

2:1 or above at undergraduate level in a relevant subject.The course is aimed at qualified doctors, physiotherapists and osteopaths. Applicants need at least one year of clinical experience. If you are a physiotherapist with an overseas qualification, you must be registered with the Health Professions Council.

Work experience

At least one year of clinical experience

Tuition Fee

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 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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