MSc and Postgraduate Diploma in Sports Medicine, Exercise and Health

Full-time, part-time, campus-based and distance-learning options available

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The MSc in Sports Medicine, Exercise and Health is designed to give students a broad understanding of sports medicine, sports injuries and exercise prescription in healthy and disease states.  It will introduce the key areas relating to sports and exercise medicine, namely musculoskeletal and sports injury, exercise physiology, psychology, working with sporting teams and the promotion of physical activity to prevent and treat disease.  Students will gain a thorough grounding in the management of injury and of exercise prescription. This will prepare you for potential work in many areas from NHS musculoskeletal clinics and community exercise services to elite sports.

Teaching will be delivered through a combination of formal lectures, practical sessions, clinics and field trips, and will be delivered by lecturers who are highly experienced in their field. Up to date, evidence based practice will be emphasised throughout and students' contribution through discussion is considered key. The MSc can also be taken via *** Distance Learning***.

The Medical School has highly rated basic science expertise within its academic and clinical departments thus guaranteeing an excellent research environment. The programme also provides a good scientific foundation for those more academically motivated and who might want to proceed on to study for an MD or PhD.

Duration of Programme

Full-time: one calendar year

Part-time: two years

Programme commences: September 2014

Entrance requirements

Applicants must hold a primary medical or allied health sciences degree (e.g. medicine, physiotherapy, osteopathy, chiropractic, nursing, sports science) from a UK University (or an overseas qualification of equivalent standard) AND a minimum of one years' post-graduation clinical experience in a relevant field.

Applicants whose first language is not English must be able to provide recent evidence that their spoken and written command of the English language is of a high standard. All applicants must hold a standard level (of overall grade 6.5) of proficiency on the IELTS English language test or an acceptable equivalent.

For more information please see UCL's English Language Proficiency Requirements.

Deadline for receipt of completed applications (including references): 22nd August 2014.

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