Sports and Exercise Medicine MMedSc


University College Cork    College of Medicine and Health

Full time & Part time September MSc, Other 1 year full time, 2 years part time
Biological Sciences (4) Medicine (26)

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The Sports and Exercise Medicine MMedSc programme at UCC is designed to provide clinicians with a deeper understanding of sports medicine, sports injuries, and exercise medicine. This comprehensive programme covers the evidence-based management of sports injuries and musculoskeletal conditions, emphasizing the crucial role of physical activity in preventing and treating chronic illnesses. Whether taken part-time over two years or full-time over one year, the programme offers a flexible structure with modules delivered through a combination of lectures, practical sessions, seminars, and field trips. With entry requirements including an Honours Medical qualification or a Second Class Honours degree in Physiotherapy, graduates can pursue careers in allied healthcare, sports medicine, or higher education and research.

About the course

The MMEdSc in Sports & Exercise Medicine at UCC is designed to give clinicians a deeper understanding of sports medicine, sports injuries and exercise medicine. This programme covers the evidence base of the management of sports medicine and musculoskeletal injuries. It emphasises the vital role of physical activity in the prevention and treatment of chronic illness/disease. This master’s degree will therefore educate a new, highly skilled cadre of clinicians and practitioners to manage sports injuries and the epidemic of lifestyle-related diseases and conditions.

This programme can be taken part-time over two years or full-time over one year.

Students take core modules to the value of 80 credits as follows:

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Entry Requirements

Applicants for the MMedSc (Sports and Exercise Medicine) will be required to hold either:

An Honours Medical qualification of the NUI or an equivalent institution, and to be in good standing with their national regulatory body, e.g. the Irish Medical Council or its equivalent OR
A Second Class Honours Grade I or higher in a primary honours degree (NFQ, Level 8) in Physiotherapy, and membership of /or eligible to be a member of the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists;

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Fees

EU Fee (Full-time): €10,140
EU Fee (Part-time): €5,140

Non EU Fee (Full-time): €22,300

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Value of Scholarship(s)

Various

Eligibility

A long list of opportunities for both domestic and international applications, as well as travel funding for current students, can be found on this site. As students may be eligible for more than one scholarship or bursary, we encourage them to explore the website and submit multiple applications if applicable.


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