Why study at Roehampton

  • You will benefit from using Sport Roehampton Performance Centre’s state of-the-art laboratory facilities
  • Recent placements we have offered our students have included posts at leading sporting organisations including Chelsea Football Club, Harlequins Rugby Club and the Lawn Tennis Association
  • Roehampton is ranked best modern university in London (Sunday Times Good University Guide 2015)
  • We have more than15 years of experience teaching and designing Masters level sports science programmes

This course is a must for those inspired by sport and exercise science.

The course gives you the opportunity to examine critically the theoretical bases of assessment methods and their practical application within physiology, psychology and biomechanics.

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Key areas of study

We offer a diverse range of modules to help you build your understanding. We also give you the chance to focus on particular topics that interest you. Recent examples of core modules have inlcuded Physiological Assessment, Biomechanical Assessment. Psychological Assessment and Research Methods.

Optional areas of study might include Psychology of Sport and Performance, Physiological Assessment, Biomechanical Assessment, Nutritional Aspects of Sport & Exercise Performance or Musculo-Skeletal Sport Injuries.

    As a student you can also take advantage of our Sports and Exercise Science Research Centre.

    Internships and placements

    Sports Science and Sport Roehampton staff are constantly seeking to develop partnerships 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-level applied skills within real, high- level sporting environments. Read more 

    See our FAQs on this course.

    Example modules

    • Physiological assessment.
    • Biomechanical measurement and technology.
    • Approach to psychological support.

    Career options

    Pathways include teaching, coaching, sport public relations and promotion, sports consultant, lecturer or further academic study.




    Number of credits

    MSc: 180, PGDip: 120

    Specific entry requirements »

    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 Biomechanics »

    MSc or PGDip Sport and Exercise Physiology »

    MSc or PGDip Sport and Exercise Psychology »

    MSc PGDip Stress and Health »

    Further information

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

    Contact our enquiries team »
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