MSc Applied Sport and Exercise Science

MSc Applied Sport and Exercise Science at Winchester is primarily based on a theoretical blend of sport and exercise physiology, sport and exercise psychology, and sport and exercise biomechanics. Additionally, it advances student knowledge and application of research methods.

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MSc Applied Sport and Exercise Science at University of Winchester

Entry requirements

Normally a first, second-class Honours degree or professional experience in a relevant field of study (for example Sports Science, Sports Studies or other cognate subjects). Most of our students will have completed a degree in Sport and Exercise Science, Sports Coaching, Physiotherapy, Biochemistry or Health and Life Sciences.

If English is not your first language: 

IELTS 6.5 (including 6.5 in academic writing) or equivalent

Degree duration

Full-time: 1 year
Part-time: 2 years

Start date: September

Teaching takes place: Daytime

Fact: Students have the opportunity to work with athletes and teams in an applied setting.

Course Tuition Fees and Additional Costs 

UK/EU/Channel Islands and Isle of Man 

September 2016 Entry Full-time | £5,900
September 2016 Entry Part-time | £2,950 p/a

Total Cost | £5,900

International Students 

September Entry 2016 Full-time | £11,900
September Entry 2016 Part-time | £5,950 p/a

Total Cost | £11,900

Additional Costs 

To find out what general costs are included or excluded in the course fees, such as textbooks and travel expenses, please click here

Terms and Conditions

For more information about the University of Winchester's terms and conditions click here

The underpinning philosophy of this programme is to provide students with clear links between the theoretical and the practical, and to develop the necessary skills for students to work effectively in an applied sport and/or exercise science setting. This programme promotes a blend of theoretical, practical, experiential, reflective and professional approaches to sport (performance) and exercise (health).

Additional opportunities
The programme provides multiple opportunities for additional professional development through engagement with the BASES Supervised Experience programme, ISAK anthropometry training and research and consultancy opportunities with sports teams.

  • Sport and Exercise Science
  • Physiology of Sport and Exercise
  • Psychology in Practise
  • Physical Activity and Exercise Psychology
  • Biomechanics of Sport and Exercise
  • Research Methods
  • Research in Practise
  • Sport and Exercise Pedagogy
  • Dissertation

A diverse range of teaching methods are employed including lectures, seminars, workshops, case studies, practical sessions, tutorials, e-learning and individual project supervision. All supplement the students' own independent study.

A wide variety of assessment types are used. These include written assignments (including essays and case studies); presentations (including oral and poster presentations); portfolios (a flexible combination of assessment types which usually include providing evidence of acquired skills/competencies and critical reflection on personal development); projects; examinations and research proposals. Students also complete a substantial independent research project.

At the University of Winchester validated programmes may adopt a range of means of assessing your learning. An indicative, and not necessarily comprehensive, list of assessment types you might encounter includes essays, portfolios, supervised independent work, presentations, written exams, or practical performances. The University is committed to ensuring that all students have an equal opportunity to achieve module learning outcomes. As such, where appropriate and necessary, students with recognised disabilities may have alternative assignments set that continue to test how successfully they have met the module's learning outcomes. Further details on assessment types used in the programme you are interested in can be found on the course page, by attending an Open Day/Evening, or contacting our teaching staff.

Graduates go on to work in sport and/or exercise science support or performance sport support. Others enter careers in teaching, leisure, education, research and/or health.

Course Enquiries and Applications

Telephone: +44 (0) 1962 827234
Send us a message

International students seeking additional information about this programme can email International@winchester.ac.uk or call +44 (0) 1962 827023.

Applications need to be submitted before the 20 May 2016. Late applications can be accepted throughout the remainder of the application year, for more information click here

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