M.Sc. On Campus

Sport Physiology and Performance

University of Huddersfield

12 months
16000 GBP/year
6900 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The M.Sc. in Sport Physiology and Performance at University of Huddersfield provides graduates with the academic knowledge and professional skills required to pursue a career in the field of sport and exercise physiology, including practitioner and researcher-based work. It offers you an opportunity to develop knowledge and skills relevant to contemporary practice in sport and exercise science. 


About the Sport Physiology and Performance course at University of Huddersfield 

The course includes working with athletes and sports teams to optimise training adaptations, performance and recovery. You will also learn how to effectively conduct and apply research, emphasising the benefits of evidence-based practice.

  • You will be exposed to classic and contemporary issues within sport physiology and performance, whilst also developing fundamental skills required to work in applied practice and research.
  • You will be a taught in a stimulating and supportive learning environment that draws on expert knowledge, research and applied practice.
  • You may have an opportunity to attend a work placement within the sport and exercise sector.
  • Members of the course team are British Association of Sport and Exercise Science (BASES) accredited physiologists.
  • You will complete a major research project during the course and have the opportunity to potentially publish your work in peer reviewed sport and exercise physiology journals.

Overall, this course will help facilitate your future career aspirations, including applied practice and/or further study at Doctoral level. We welcome applications from international students as sport and exercise performance and physiology is a truly global area. The course staff and the wider University provides additional support to those students who come from overseas.


This course will assist you in gaining skills and knowledge required to work as a Sport and Exercise Scientist or to pursue doctoral-level study.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Applied Placement and Practitioner Skills
  •  Contemporary Issues in High Performance Sport
  •  How to be a Postgraduate Researcher
  •  Major Project: Putting Theory into Practice
  •  Physiology of Sport Performance
  •  Practical Sport Physiology and Performance
  •  Sport and Exercise Metabolism

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

Entry requirements for this course are normally:

  • An Honours degree (2:2 or above) in a science-based subject. For example, Biomedical Science, Human Physiology, Biological Science, Sport and Exercise Science

Students may be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) check during the first term of the course. Whilst this is not a pre-requisite for entry to the course, it must be noted that placement opportunities may be affected if a DBS check were to return any issues.

The University of Huddersfield seeks and encourages applications from under-represented groups in order to widen participation, improve access and apply the principles of equal opportunities. Applicants with disabilities are under no obligation to declare their disabilities, but the University is committed to making the adjustments necessary to promote positively equality and access for disabled applicants.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    6900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6900 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Huddersfield

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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