Sport and Exercise Science, M.Sc. | Leeds Beckett University | Leeds, United Kingdom
12 months
16000 GBP/year
9000 GBP/year
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Advance your expertise in sport and exercise science and boost your employment prospects in this competitive field of Sport and Exercise Science at Leeds Beckett University.  

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This course is designed to meet the professional standards set by industry governing organisation, the British Association of Sport & Exercise Sciences.

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

  • Enhance your awareness of the professional issues and research applications within health, exercise and sport 
  • Engage with consultancy and research projects and work with elite-level athletes
  • Upgrade your knowledge of physiology, nutrition, biomechanics and psychology
  • Gain experience through an independent project related to your specific interests

Exciting placement opportunities will help to further refine your knowledge, enhance your skills and boost your CV. Previous students have secured placements with Leeds United, Yorkshire Carnegie, Leeds Rhinos and SportsAid, a UK charity helping the next generation of sports stars achieve their potential. 

Much of our outstanding and pioneering research feeds directly into our taught modules providing the opportunity for you to develop the professional skills and expertise in the area of sport and exercise science.


A variety of career options will be available to you upon graduation. You could lead sport science support programmes for professional teams and athletes or get involved in physical activity and intervention programmes in the public sector. You will also be well equipped to progress your expertise and conduct further research in your specialist area by studying for a higher degree.

  • Health Promotion Specialist
  • Sports Performance Analyst
  • Community Sports Coach
  • Healthy Lifestyle Officer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods
  • Research & Professional Practice
  • Major Independent Study
  • Essentials of Sport & Exercise Physiology 
  • Sport & Exercise Nutrition
  • Applied Sport & Exercise Biomechanics 
  • Contemporary Issues in Sport Psychology

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 at least a second class honours degree in the cognate subjects of Sport & Exercise Science, Physical Sciences, Engineering, Physics, Biomechanics, Physiotherapy, Physical Education, Human Physiology, Biochemistry, Dietetics, Nutrition, Medicine or Sports Therapy, at least 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

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  • International

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

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 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.


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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