University of Kent
School of Sport and Exercise Sciences
Sports Science for Optimal Performance (Medway)
PDip - Sports Science for Optimal Performance, MSc - Sports Science for Optimal Performance
The School of Sport and Exercise Sciences is one of the most exciting and innovative sports schools in the UK.
The School is based on the University’s award-winning Medway campus and has well-equipped, state-of the-art sports science laboratories, sports therapy clinic, sports rehabilitation gymnasium and respiratory clinic. The University of Kent has recently benefited from the development of Medway Park, an £11 million project to create a regional centre of sporting excellence that was an approved pre-Olympic training camp venue for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Medway Park has hosted a number of major sporting events, such as the Modern Pentathlon World Cup and European Championships.
The programme aims to enhance your specialist knowledge and understanding of the scientific principles underpinning optimal performance in sport and exercise. It develops your understanding of current theory, research and debates in sports science and gives you the opportunity to conduct an in-depth study in your chosen areas of interest.
It provides opportunities for you to develop professional skills, including monitoring, analysing, evaluating and prescribing interventions, and application to client issues, for the optimisation of performance in a sport or exercise context.
The programme is designed to develop the professional and academic skills of graduate sport scientists. Health and sport professionals who want to take modules on a stand-alone basis for continuing professional development are welcome to contact us.
Facts & Figures
Financial Aid: Yes
International Financial Aid: Yes
In State Tuition (per year): 4950 GBP
Out State Tuition (per year): 12030 GBP