From elite performance to the thriving personal fitness market and community-based sport activity, sport is an ever-expanding multi-billion dollar global industry. Our degree primes the very best graduates with the skills to help sports people improve efficiency of performance and reduce risk of injury. In the wake of London 2012, careers in sport and recreation are on the rise. Gain an advantage by training at one of the leading sport and exercise science universities in the UK.
Why study MSc Sport and Exercise Science (Psychology) at Middlesex?
Sport science provides scientific intervention to enhance training and performance, while exercise science has a central role in physical activity programmes aimed at improving general health. Our innovative and engaging course will help you to strengthen the practical skills required to work with both elite athletes and the general population. Furthermore, it will improve your knowledge and understanding of the theoretical principles underlying the practical application. Our highly experienced experts will develop your skills in critical analysis, evaluation, research and writing.
Our facilities are based in Saracen Rugby’s nearby Allianz Park stadium. We boast world-class performance laboratories, rehabilitation units and testing facilities. We also have associations, either through partnerships or through our alumni, with Tottenham Hotspur, Lee Valley, the England Rugby Football Union and the English Institute of Sport, allowing you to train alongside the best and build invaluable industry contacts.
Based in London, we are surrounded by the greatest density of top sports clubs and organisations in the UK. We believe that our graduates should be high achievers both practically and academically. As a result, we actively encourage students to publish their dissertation through peer-reviewed journals and conferences. We promote collaboration across the various sports MScs and students from different courses can work together on dissertations, projects and research. The course is designed in-line with the BASES accreditation process to provide assistance with future accreditation. Our work exciting, exclusive placement opportunities provide the essential experience to aid future employability. We have outstanding employment results year after year. The majority of our staff are active sports professionals involved in coaching and sport performance. Able to maintain close links with industry, they can ensure current professional practice informs your studies. Small class sizes allow you to receive the personal attention required to thrive in your studies.