Taught programmes

Our taught postgraduate programmes offer you the opportunity to stand out from the crowd. In them you will cover the very latest research from both theoretical and applied perspectives. For more information on each of our programmes follow the links below.


Advanced Certificate in Golf Coaching

This programme is a unique development in the field of golf coaching in seeks to develop you into a high quality coach through learning in a research led environment.

Taking the programme will develop your skills and understanding of new developments and theory in coaching and [more...]

Advancing Physiotherapy Practice MSc

This programme, aimed at practising physiotherapists, offers you the opportunity to advance your practice through selection of a profile of modules that meet your personal development needs and aspirations.

Modules are designed to facilitate your capability to undertake a range [more...]

Clinical Health Research MRes

This programme provides a first step in research training for health professionals currently working in clinical areas who want to develop a health related research component to their career. Guided by a supervision team you will undertake a research project and gain confidence [more...]

Exercise and Sport Sciences MRes

This combined research and taught masters programme provides students with a research orientated training in the practical, theoretical and applied elements of Exercise and Sport Sciences.

Optional modules make up the taught component of the course, and offer teaching, learning [more...]

Exercise and Sport Sciences MSc

This postgraduate masters programme provides training in the practical, theoretical and applied elements of Exercise and Sport Sciences.

The modules we offer include teaching, learning and experience in core disciplines of exercise and health as well as in sport. For example, [more...]

Exercise and Sports Medicine (Football) MSc/Postgraduate Diploma

fa-logoThis innovative programme has been developed through a partnership between The Football Association and the University of Birmingham.

The programme is aimed at physiotherapists and doctors either working within football medicine or interested in moving into football medicine.

Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy MSc

This programme seeks to support the continuing professional development of practising and prospective physical education teachers, youth physical activity leaders, assistants or coaches working with young people in schools.

It is expected that students taking the programme will [more...]

Physiotherapy (pre-registration) MSc

Choose physiotherapy at Birmingham and take the opportunity to develop into a qualified competent practitioner of physiotherapy.

This will not only give you the ability to play a significant part in most healthcare teams but also be involved in the maintenance and/or [more...]

Sport Coaching PGDip/MSc

This programme is a unique development in the field of sport coaching in how it seeks to develop high quality coaches in a research active environment.

The distinctiveness and knowledge that you will gain from this programme will place you in an ideal position to inform the [more...]

Sport Policy, Business and Management MSc

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 [more...]

Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences PhD/MSc by Research

Research is an essential component of the School's activity.

We are one of the leading research departments in the country, as reflected by the 2014 Research Excellence Framework. With 90 percent of its research classified as world leading or internationally excellent [more...]