Postgraduate Diploma On Campus

Sport and Exercise Biomechanics

Leeds Beckett University

12 months
10000 GBP/year
5670 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Taught at one of the largest providers of sport in UK higher education – this Sport and Exercise Biomechanics course at Leeds Beckett University will allow you to apply the principles of sport and exercise biomechanics to support and enhance your understanding of human performance and injury. 

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As part of your  Sport and Exercise Biomechanics course at Leeds Beckett University you’ll:

  • Examine the function and movement of the human body through laboratory data collection – employing cutting-edge technology such as 3D motion analysis, multicomponent dynamometry and neuromuscular imaging
  • Critically assess a broad range of theories, methodologies and research findings
  • Learn how to apply theories, strategies and methodologies in appropriate ways
  • Develop empirical rigour in identifying solutions to complex problems


A range of career options will be available to you upon graduation this Sport and Exercise Biomechanics at Leeds Beckett University. You could lead sport science support programmes for teams and elite athletes or work in industry for companies specialising in sport science solutions and innovation. 

You could apply for jobs in health and clinical settings or secure employment with national governing bodies or sporting organisations. You will also be well placed to progress your expertise by conducting research at PhD level.

  • Athlete Support Officer
  • Performance Analyst
  • Biomechanics Teacher
  • Sports Equipment Developer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Process
  • Professional Practice (course aligned)
You must also complete at least three out of the four core biomechanics modules below:
  • Measurement Techniques in Biomechanics
  • Neuromuscular Biomechanics
  • Advanced Biomechanical Analysis of the Sports Performer 
  • Biomechanics of Human Gait

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • Most courses don't have fixed application deadlines. But, our courses are popular - they can fill up quickly. It's best to apply as early as possible.


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should either have a second class honours degree in the cognate subjects of Sport & Exercise Science, Physical Sciences, Engineering, Physics, Biomechanics, Sports Technology, Sports Therapy, Physical Education or Podiatry, a second class honours degree in a non-cognate subject supported by evidence of an aptitude for the subject applied for, or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment.  
  • All applications should be supported by a reference, either academic or professional; you can download our reference template for completion. All applicants should satisfy our University English language requirements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    5670 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5670 GBP per year during 12 months.


Living costs for Leeds

637 - 1103 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


There are ways you may be able to fund your course. Here are a few options:

  • Gain sponsorship from a Government body in your country
  • Apply for a Commonwealth or Chevening Scholarship 
  • A Leeds Beckett Scholarship to cover some of your course fees

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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