This programme is suitable for individuals with an academic or professional interest in sport policy, business and management. The course focuses on topics such as the study of sport politics; sport development in international contexts; leadership and entrepreneurship; project management and sport and the law. The intention is that students will develop the core skills that are needed and can be applied in ‘real-world’ settings.
Research Methodology in Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation
Professional practice in sport
Sport Policy and Politics
Sport Business and Management
Research in the area of strength and conditioning has increased dramatically in the past decade, an increase in focus that has inspired this innovative programme.
Understanding Research Concepts
Physiology of Strength & Conditioning
Physio-mechanical Aspects of Resistance Training
Nutritional Factors & Ergogenic Aids
Paediatric & Environmental Factors for Training
The programme enhances your specialist knowledge and understanding of the scientific principles underpinning optimal performance in sport and exercise.
Assessment and Training for Optimal Performance
Contemporary Perspectives in Sport Research
Return to Sport
Psychology for Injury and Rehabilitation
Sport and Exercise Nutrition for the High Performance Athlete
Applied Athlete Support
The study of sport and exercise is a rapidly expanding field with both academic and professional relevance. The PgCert, PgDip and MSc in Applied Sport and Exercise Science offers suitably qualified graduates and professionals the opportunity to develop their academic knowledge, skills and qualifications through evidence based critical debate and reflective professional practice relevant to the scientific study of sport and exercise.
Environmental Exercise Physiology;
Exercise, Nutrition and Obesity;
Current Issues in Sport and Exercise Psychology;
Physical Activity, Exercise and Special Populations;
Sport, Exercise and Cognitive Performance.
Over the past decade, the impact of strength and conditioning has had on athletic performance has become increasingly clear with professional and amateur sports using strength and conditioning to maximise performance. The MSc in Strength and Conditioning aims to enable you to develop an evidence-based approach to understanding the science of strength training and the application of strength and conditioning in enhancing human performance.
Foundation Practices in Strength & Conditioning
Advanced Practices in Strength & Conditioning
Research Skills and Professional Practice
Aetiology of Injury and Corrective Exercise
Recovery & Regeneration
Sport Management is an exciting degree that will help you develop your career in the sport industry. It has been designed to meet the industry’s need for well-qualified managers who can combine management and financial skills with specialist knowledge of sport. The course will help you acquire the necessary knowledge, understanding and skills to enable reflective management practice in a range of sport settings.
Principles of Management in Sport
Research Methods for Sport
Sport Management Challenges
Sport Event Management
The Sports Coaching course is for coaches who wish to extend their capacity by engaging in learning experiences which promote analysis and critical reflection of their coaching practice. It will develop skills of analysis, critical reflection, problem-solving and managing the coaching process. Your work will be grounded in coaching practice and research, considering case studies and learning from peers and leading coaching practitioners. You will be expected to be actively involved in coaching during the course.
The Coaching Process
Coaching as Learning
Performance Analysis and Planning
On this course you will gain a thorough grounding in the science underpinning performance enhancement through the key areas of biomechanics, physiology and psychology. This will complement the practical skills and research expertise you will develop in applied settings, providing an insight into the way that scientific support is integrated into the real world of top-level sport.
Applied Research Methods
Applied Sports Physiology
Applied Sports Psychology
Environmental Factors Affecting Sports Performance
Applied Sports Biomechanics
MSc Professional Development
Strength and Conditioning Practice