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Musculoskeletal Sport Science and Health MSc

Programme information

This programme aims to provide you with further knowledge of the scientific concepts and procedures underpinning sport and exercise related musculoskeletal function, measurement, injury and treatment.

It will allow you to adopt a multidisciplinary approach to the scientific study of sport and exercise related musculoskeletal health and performance including anatomy, physiology, biomechanics, bioengineering, and kinesiology. You will have the opportunity to carry out in-depth and critical research in selected areas of interest.

This programme is delivered in connection with the National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine – East Midlands (NCSEM-EM), and is primarily taught at Loughborough University. The NCSEM-EM is an Olympic legacy funded project aimed at improving the health and wellbeing of the nation.

The programme is delivered in conjunction with The University of Nottingham with some teaching at the Queen’s Medical Centre (assistance with travel expenses between campuses is included within the programme fees).

Entry requirements

An honours degree (2:1 or above) or equivalent overseas qualification in a relevant subject, or equivalent professional experience.

Overseas qualification equivalencies can be found here.

English Language requirements

All applicants for admission to Loughborough University must have a qualification in English Language before they can be admitted to any course or programme, whether their first language is English or not. Find out more here.

Assessment

Modules are assessed by a combination of examinations, coursework and group work. Take a look at our modules to see what assessments you can expect to undertake.

Further Career Prospects

Typical career destinations include teaching in further and higher education, sports science support with the English Institute of Sport, working in rehabilitation and exercise therapy, working with professional sports organisations. Other graduates progress to PhD study.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees cover the cost of your teaching, assessment and operating University facilities such as the library, IT equipment and other support services. The standard tuition fees for this course are:

Taught ProgrammesUK/EUInternational
PGT Band 4 (Premium) £12,500 £20,500

University fees and charges can be paid in advance and there are several methods of payment, including online payments and payment by instalment. Special arrangements are made for payments by part-time students.

Funding

A number of scholarships and bursaries are available (dependent on eligibility):

Find out more about the support available for international students and UK/EU students undertaking a research degree or a taught programme.