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This course will give you expert knowledge in a specialist area of the science of sport performance. It will develop applied techniques which will help you pursue a career in sport science support, academic research, teaching or other science-based professions.
The applied focus of this course is supported by contemporary, well-equipped and supported laboratory facilities.
The course content is aligned to the requirements of supervised experience (SE) with the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES).
Traditionally, sport science has been based on three foundational scientific disciplines - physiology, biomechanics and psychology. You’ll either study two disciplines in breadth or a single discipline in
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The entry requirement for this course is a Bachelor (Honours) Degree at a 2:2 or above, or equivalent. We look for candidates to have a background in Sport Science, Sport and Exercise Science, Coaching Science and Physiotherapy in order to be eligible for this programme.
We may also consider backgrounds in Physiology, Psychology, Physical Education, Sport Science, Sport & Exercise Science if the candidate can demonstrate a background in coaching/performance.
We may also consider lesser qualifications if you have sufficient relevant work experience within the industry.
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Postgraduate study is an opportunity to dive deeper into a subject you love, think bigger with specialist academic guidance, and lead change in the field you choose. At Edinburgh Napier University, we’ll help you become a specialist in your field and take your career to the next level.Read more
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