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Sport Science


Course Description

MRes Sport Science offers students the opportunity to develop a specific area of expertise. You can choose to do a research project in any sub-discipline of sport science. Examples include but are not limited to:

  • Sport performance
  • Performance analysis
  • Sport nutrition
  • Exercise physiology, including environmental physiology
  • Biomechanics
  • Kinesiology and sports injuries
  • Sport psychology

NTU is at the heart of an increasingly competitive market that has seen an explosion of interest in sport science. That is why we have invested heavily in world-leading facilities and a knowledgeable research team.

Modules

  • Sport science research methods
  • Sport science in action
  • Exercise physiology
  • Performance analysis
  • Biomechanics of optimal performance
  • Applied sport psychology
  • Current topics in performance nutrition
  • Current issues in sport and exercise psychology

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Visit the Sport Science page on the Nottingham Trent University website for more details!

(Student Profile)

Robin Thorpe

I completed my undergraduate degree at NTU and chose to stay to do my masters due to the knowledge and enthusiasm of the staff. The staff have a real passion for applied sport science and are at the forefront of research in football. The equipment and expertise allowed me to complete an applied football project investigating immune responses to football matches. The skills and knowledge this provided me with was
integral to my employment in my dream job at Manchester United.

(Student Profile)

Lewis Mattin

"After looking around the university on an open day I was amazed by the quality of the equipment throughout the University on the Clifton campus.

"The BSc (Hons) Exercise, Nutrition and Health degree course allows students to understand up to date, relevant sports science data in a hands-on job related environment with the most up to date equipment. I liked the fact that each course module was different, keeping each subject interesting, but with elements that allowed learning to overlap.

"After finishing my undergraduate course I started looking for Masters Courses. I could not find a university with the same facilities and equipment that would help me achieve in the areas of sports science. Through my academic career I have developed the ability to apply scientific principles in the design, data collection and write up of nutrition/ physiology research projects.

"All of my lecturers over my four years at Nottingham Trent University helped me with my studies, from drop in sessions, labs and lectures. They also helped me to achieve one publication and funding from the European Hydration Institute to begin research on another.

"Nottingham is a busy city, which is easy to get to and cheap when living as a student and after student life. I am now working for Nottingham Trent University as a Laboratory Technician in the Centre for Effective Learning in Science. During my social time I am also continuing to research within the areas of sports science and nutrition with the help from fellow lecturers to add more published research to my CV."


(Scholarship)

School of Science and Technology Scholarships - No. of awards TBC

We award these competitive scholarships to students who can demonstrate excellent achievement, passion and dedication to their studies. All scholarships are competitive and are assessed on the overall quality of your application, including academic merit and your personal statement.

Value of Scholarship(s)

Up to 50% off tuition fees

Eligibility

These scholarships are available to students (UK/EU/International) who have been made an offer of a place to study on an eligible postgraduate science and technology Masters course at Nottingham Trent University.

Application Procedure

Application deadlinesDeadlines for courses starting in September will fall in February, April and June. Deadlines for courses starting in January will fall in October and November.

Further Information

www.ntu.ac.uk/satscholarships



Entry Requirements

A UK honours degree (minimum 2:1) or equivalent in a relevant discipline. Applicants with relevant employment experience or other relevant qualifications will also be considered. International students need IELTS 6.5 (with minimum of 5.5 in reading, listening, speaking and writing).

Last Updated

17 August 2017

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