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UCLanSport offers Master's programmes in:
MSc Sport and Exercise Science
Postgraduate study of sport and exercise science provides the scientific backup for optimising athletic performance, and provides a cornerstone of some health and wellness interventions. Sport and exercise scientists will have a broad technical knowledge, allied to an excellent applied skills base, and an underpinning knowledge of the core disciplines of physiology, biomechanics and psychology. This innovative master's programme allows the application of these varied principles via both a research and practitioner-based context, particularly focused on the discipline areas of physiology and biomechanics.
MSc Sport and Exercise Physiology
Specialising in sport and exercise physiology provides the scientific backup for training and performance and health and wellness intervention. This innovative master's programme allows the application of physiological principles via both a research and practitioner based context. You will develop your skills in both research and consultancy allied to an expert appreciation of advanced testing techniques.
MSc Sport and Exercise Biomechanics
Specialising in sport and exercise biomechanics provides the scientific backup for training and performance and health and wellness intervention. Students undertaking this course will develop their skills in using advanced biomechanical measurement methods. This innovative master's programme allows the application of biomechanical principles via both a research and practitioner-based context.
Employment in the area of sport sciences is vibrant. The British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences provide a detailed guide to potential careers for sports science graduates at www.bases.org.uk/Careers. Others career areas include coaching, personal training and management.
Our academic staff have an excellent research profile, allied to considerable experience of working within the sport and exercise industry. The knowledge and experiences gained are used within the curriculum to ensure that learning is stimulating, creative, challenging and highly relevant.
We work with industry partners such as Sport England, British Cycling and Preston North End and our partnership with a rugby Super League team, makes us the "Official University of Wigan Warriors RLFC".
Want to be training alongside the best, not watching from the sidelines?
UCLan's excellent indoor and outdoor sports facilities are some of the best in the UK, enabling students to undertake practical sessions as part of their studies, using latest resources and equipment to underpin the academic curriculum.