The course has two compulsory modules, which all students will undertake: research methods and integrated body systems. The remaining taught elements of the course will be delivered in the form of optional modules in core disciplines within exercise and sports sciences, allowing students to shape the course to their particular interest. A list of all compulsory and optional modules is provided below. Please click on each module to find out about module content, learning outcomes, delivery, and indicative readings. Please contact each module organiser directly if you need more information about a specific module; contact details are provided on each module link.
Optional Modules – you need to select four modules
All students will also undertake a research project in their chosen discipline. Any member of staff could act as supervisor of this research project. You will find a list of academic staff and their interests here.
Fees and funding
Fees for 2015-16 are:
||Full time only
|(MSc) Exercise and Sport Sciences
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At least a 2:1 or equivalent in a relevant science subject (E.g. Sport and Exercise Sciences, BMedSci, Biochemistry, Health Sciences, Natural Sciences, Biology, Biological Sciences).
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We accept a range of qualifications, our country pages show you what qualifications we accept from your country.
English language requirements
You can satisfy our English language requirements in two ways:
How to apply
To make an informal enquiry about this course or register your interest, contact:
Student Recruitment Team
School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham. B15 2TT.
Telephone +44 (0)121 414 5922
When clicking on the Apply Now button you will be directed to an application specifically designed for the programme you wish to apply for where you will create an account with the University application system and submit your application and supporting documents online. Further information regarding how to apply online can be found on the How to apply pages