12 months
16500 GBP/year
8500 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Sport and exercise are more sophisticated than ever before. From the impact on our bodies to the impact on our communities, our understanding of the subject is growing every day. With that growth comes a whole range of specialist fields and niche subjects, not to mention a variety of career paths. This masters course can prepare you for those possibilities.

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The Sport and Exercise Science course from Manchester Metropolitan University it’s a course built on solid scientific and practical foundations. We provide an interdisciplinary perspective – giving you the chance to touch on areas like sport and exercise genetics and neuroscience in sport and exercise. As such, this is a flexible course that offers two pathways:  MSc Sport and Exercise (Sport and Exercise Psychology) or MSc Sport and Exercise (Sport and Exercise Physiology).


Our courses are designed to prepare you for a specialist future in sport and exercise, whether that means professional roles or continued studies. While many of our graduates pursue their PhD after achieving their masters, many others have gone into senior roles within education, from international professors to PE teachers to senior managers. It’s also a qualification that can take you far within healthcare, whether working in rehabilitation, health promotion or as a physiologist with the NHS or private provider.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professional Skills
  • Research Methods and Design
  • Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods
  • Neuroscience in Sport and Exercise
  • Working in Sport and Exercise Psychology
  • System Physiology and Exercise Testing
  • Cardiorespiratory Physiology
  • Biological Basis of Human Movement
  • Clinical Exercise Physiology
  • Sport and Exercise Genetics
  • Sport and Exercise Psychology Consultancy
  • Social Psychology of Sport and Exercise
  • Cognition and Emotion in Sport and Exercise

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There is no deadline for applications, however we recommend you apply as early as possible to allow for processing of applications and visas.


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

You’ll need a UK honours degree - at least a 2.2 - typically in a related area or in an area of study accompanied by professional or personal experience. Applicants with relevant extensive professional experience in this field will be considered for Accredited Prior Learning (APL) and Accredited Prior Experience (APE) entrance, even if they do not have the required qualifications.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16500 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    8500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8500 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

UK: Full-time £8,500 per year, Part-time £1417 per 30 credits per year.

International: Full-time £16,500 per year, Part-time £2750 per 30 credits per year. 

Living costs for Manchester

645 - 1197 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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