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MSc in Sports Medicine, Exercise & Health

Sports Medicine, Exercise & Health MSc

The MSc in Sports Medicine, Exercise and Health, based at the Institute of Sport Exercise and Health (ISEH), is designed to give students a broad understanding of sports medicine, sports injuries and exercise prescription in healthy and disease states. The MSc is also available via distance learning for students who wish to study at home - from anywhere in the UK or the world.

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.

Graduates of the programme will gain a deeper understanding and valuable insights into the key areas of sports injury prevention and management, health and physical activity, and will be able to prescribe exercise safely for a range of medical conditions. This will prepare them for potential work in many areas from elite sports medicine to NHS sports and musculoskeletal clinics and exercise medicine services.

Key Information

Tuition Fees (2015/16)
UK/EU:
£11,950 (FT)
Overseas:
£22,350 (FT)
Application deadlines
All applicants:
31 August 2015
Optional qualifications: This degree is also available as a PG Diploma with fees set accordingly.
Fees note: Fees for part-time study are charged at appropriately half the full-time Master's fee. Fees for flexible, modular study are charged pro-rata to the appropriate full-time Master's fee taken in an academic session. The tuition fee schedule for 2015/16 entry can be viewed on the UCL Current Students website.

Careers

Graduates of the programme will gain a deeper understanding and valuable insights into the key areas of sports injury prevention and management, health and physical activity, and will be able to prescribe exercise safely for a range of medical conditions. This will prepare them for potential work in many areas from elite sports medicine to NHS sports and musculoskeletal clinics and exercise medicine services.

Top career destinations for this programme
  • Osteopath, Self Employed (2011)
  • Paediatrician, NHS (2011)
  • Team Doctor, Football Club (2012)
  • Lead Physiotherapist, England u20 Basketball (2013)
  • Team Doctor, Semi Professional Rugby Club (2014)
Employability

A Master's level degree in Sports Medicine, Exercise & Health from UCL will open many doors in the sports and exercise medicine world, from sports injury clinics to developing exercise medicine programmes for the prevention and treatment of chronic disease, to working with sports teams. UCL MSc in Sports Medicine, Exercise & Health is led by local experts with active involvement in NHS and elite sports and exercise medicine settings. A distinct feature of the course is the wide variety and large number of distinguished external guest speakers, all experts in their own fields locally, nationally and internationally. Students have unrivalled access to our guest speakers for career advice and potential opportunities.

Next Steps

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Options

  • PG Diploma
  • Distance Learning

Mode of study

  • Full-time: 1 year
  • Part-time: 2 years
  • Flexible/Distance Learning: Up to 5 years

Application deadline

  • 31 August 2015

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