St Mary's University, Twickenham

Course Introduction

This course provides you with the theoretical underpinning, practical skills and professional experience required for a successful career in sport and exercise physiology. Sports physiologists play a vital role in developing human performance for sports teams and individual athletes by providing scientific support, monitoring physical attributes and optimising training programmes. Assessments are designed to provide the opportunity to demonstrate critical analysis, deep and insightful thought and the application of knowledge. A wide variety of assessment modes are employed including case studies, laboratory reports, preparing articles suitable for journals, and poster/oral presentations. This degree builds on the strengths of our Sport Science programme and reflects the demand for applied sport scientists in today?s marketplace. The course of study is suitable for sport and exercise practitioners, teachers, and recent graduates and provides the opportunity to study applied aspects of sport and exercise physiology. The programme offers a focused range of opportunities, leading to a number of vocational and academic outlets in sport related industry including national governing bodies, public/private sports clubs/fitness centres, and teaching in Further/Higher Education institutions. Providing you with the theory, skills and experience required for a successful career in sport and exercise physiology. Students can exit with PGDip and PGCert.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MSc £7,280 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £7,280 European Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £13,650 Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc European Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: Students should hold a 2:1 degree (or equivalent) in sport science, exercise science, physical education, physiotherapy or a related field. Students will be considered with other appropriate qualifications or experience that is deemed equivalent. Applicants should normally be able to demonstrate a background in research methods or a related discipline.
  • International entry requirements: Students whose first Language is not English, they need to have an IELTS score of 6.0 overall with no less than 5.5 in any section (or equivalent).
  • IELTS score: 6