• Biomechanics

Why study at Roehampton

  • You'll receive progressive, practical and professional-level experience in sports science assessment and support techniques
  • We provide internships and placement opportunities with local and leading national sporting and clinical organisations Recent internships have included posts at Chelsea Football Club, Harlequins Rugby Club and Lawn Tennis Association
  • Roehampton is ranked best modern university in London (Sunday Times Good University Guide 2015)
  • We are the most research-intensive modern university in the UK (Research Excellence Framework 2014)

This course critically examines the theoretical basis of methods of assessment and the practical application of data within biomechanics.

It offers you a means of studying biomechanics from a discipline-specific standpoint and addresses the scientist’s need to understand how theoretical biomechanics can be applied to the understanding and development of movement for sport, exercise and clinical applications.

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Internships and placements

Sports Science and Sport Roehampton staff are constantly seeking to develop good working relations with National and local sporting organisations. Consequently, we are often able to offer our MSc students invaluable opportunities to gain experience of providing high level scientific support.

Internships are training packages developed in association with sporting organisations to specifically provide students with the opportunity to develop professional skills within real, high-level sporting environments. Read more

Student research achievements

Roehampton Masters students are encouraged to achieve excellence within their research. This is assisted through excellent access to our state-of-the-art laboratory facilities and quality engagement with staff research knowledge and areas of expertise. Read about the recent achievements of our MSc students.

Your FAQs answered 

You can also take advantage of our Sports and Exercise Science Research Centre.

Example modules

  • Biomechanical Measurement and Technology
  • Neuromusculoskeletal Function
  • Advanced Biomechanics of Locomotion

Career options

Sports and exercise physiologists, sport and exercise psychologists, sports coaches and therapists in the health sector at sports clubs, sporting associations, governing bodies and other related agencies.




Number of credits

MSc: 180, PGDip: 120

Postgraduate entry requirements »


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1 year (full time); 2-4 years (part-time)

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Tuition fees

£7,200 (2016; full-time UK/EU)
£400 per ten credits (2016; part-time UK/EU)

£13,000 (2016; full-time International)
£725 per ten credits (2016; part-time International)

For further fee information see our UK/EU or International finance pages

Programme outline

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Related courses

MSc or PGDip Sport and Exercise Science »

MSc or PGDip Sport and Exercise Physiology »

Further information

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jin.luo@roehampton.ac.uk »
+44 (0)20 8392 3000 ext 4699

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