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Course content

This course is designed to prepare you for playing a leading role in the growth areas of sport and exercise. It stresses the relationship between theory and its professional application, and aims to develop knowledge, skills and expertise in a range of sport and exercise disciplines.

Course details

You will be encouraged to develop your own programme of study by selecting topics within modules that have particular relevance to your professional, academic and personal goals. The programme is designed to allow you to focus on your particular discipline interest(s). You will be required to attend University one day per week (Monday) in semesters 1 and 2. Attendance in semester 3 is more flexible and is negotiated between you and your research project supervisor.

What you study

Teaching is informed and underpinned by current research, which can be categorised broadly into five groups: exercise physiology, biomechanics, psychology, strength and conditioning, and sociology of sport.

Course structure

Core modules

  • Applied Laboratory and Field Skills
  • Development of the Sport and Exercise Specialist
  • Sport and Exercise Research Project
  • Student Independent Learning
  • Understanding Research in Sport and Exercise Science

Modules offered may vary.


How you learn

You develop the necessary comprehension and critical understanding of theories, techniques and methodologies appropriate to research and advanced scholarship using practical sessions, workshops, laboratories, tutorials, seminars and research projects.

How you are assessed

Assessment methods include assignments, data-based evaluation, presentations, laboratory reports, critical reviews, case study and other research reports, original research and examinations.


Graduates go on to varied careers, including sports management, coaching, consultancy, sports science or strength and conditioning support roles and academia.

Visit the Sport and Exercise MSc page on the Teesside University website for more details!





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