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Sport and Exercise Biomechanics

Postgraduate Diploma
12 months
Duration
13000 GBP/year
5950 GBP/year
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Applying the principles of sport and exercise biomechanics to support and enhance your understanding of human performance and injury is at the heart of this Sport and Exercise Biomechanics at Leeds Beckett University. 

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Overview

You will have the opportunity to 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.

Your learning will be inspired by the very latest insights, and you will be supported by tutors who are engaged in research and scientific support within the areas of neuromuscular assessment and the optimisation of athletic performance. 

Their research was graded "internationally excellent" and "world leading" in the Research Excellence Framework 2014. They have provided support and coaching interventions for Olympic athletes. Under their guidance, you will be able to put your learning into practice working with University sports teams, professional sports clubs and elite performers.

Career

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 Methods
  • Research & Professional Practice
  • Evaluation of Biomechanical Measurement Techniques
  • Biomechanics of Human Performance
  • Neuromuscular Biomechanics
  • Applied Sport & Exercise Biomechanics

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

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

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5950 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

 

Funding

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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