Sports and Exercise Medicine, Master | University College Cork | Cork, Ireland
MMedSc On Campus

Sports and Exercise Medicine

12 months
21900 EUR/year
10130 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Sports and Exercise Medicine MMedSc at University College Cork programme is designed to give clinicians a deeper understanding of sports medicine, sports injuries and exercise medicine. 


Learning outcomes 

This Sports and Exercise Medicine programme at  University College Cork covers the evidence base of the management of sports medicine and musculoskeletal injuries and emphasises the vital role of physical activity in the prevention and treatment of chronic illness/disease. 


A Master's-level degree in Sports & Exercise Medicine, from UCC, will open many doors in the world of sports and exercise medicine, from sports injury clinics to developing exercise medicine programmes for the prevention and treatment of chronic disease, and working with sports teams. 

Our programme is led by local, national & international experts with active involvement in the HSE and elite sports and exercise medicine settings.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Sports Injuries
  • Exercise, Physiology and Prescription
  • Heath Promotion Strategies
  • Research Methods in Sports and Exercise Medicine
  • Exercise as Medicine

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


80 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An Honours Medical qualification of the NUI or an equivalent institution, and to be in good standing with their national regulatory body, e.g. the Irish Medical Council or its equivalent  or a  Second Class Honours Grade I or higher in a primary honours degree (NFQ, Level 8) in Physiotherapy, and membership of /or eligible to be a member of the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists;
  • Applicants who do not meet the normal academic or experience requirements may also be considered under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) following a review of their individual qualifications and experience by the course committee. Admission of such applicants will be subject to the approval of the College of Medicine and Health Executive Committee;

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21900 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21900 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10130 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10130 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Cork

860 - 1400 EUR /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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