The course is intended for graduates of sports science or related subjects, and the purpose of the course is to enhance the career prospects of those who are directly or indirectly concerned with promoting participation and/or enhancing performance in sport. The course is modular. In Part 1 (120 credits), a student is required to complete 2 compulsory modules in research methods and statistics and 4 option modules in specialist subjects, including physiology, nutrition, health related exercise, kinanthropometry, psychology, biomechanics and injury prevention. Part 2 consists of a dissertation (60 credits).
At the completion of Part 1, a student is eligible for the award of Postgraduate Diploma. Candidates who successfully complete half of Part 1 (60 credits) are eligible for the award of Postgraduate Certificate. The degree of MSc is awarded following the successful completion of Parts 1 and 2.
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges