Postgraduate MSc

Sport and Exercise Science

Upgrade your knowledge of physiology, nutrition and biomechanics while gaining experience through research and a sports science internship.

Sport and Exercise Science

Course Overview

  • Institution code

  • Main location

    Headingley Campus Beckett Park
  • Attendance

  • Duration

    1 Year
  • Start date

    09 Sep 2024

Advance your expertise in sport and exercise science and boost your employment prospects in this competitive field.

This course is designed to meet the professional standards set by industry governing organisation, the British Association of Sport & Exercise Sciences.

As part of your course you’ll:

  • Enhance your awareness of the professional issues and research applications within health, exercise and sport
  • Engage with consultancy and research projects and work with elite-level athletes
  • Upgrade your knowledge of physiology, nutrition, biomechanics and psychology
  • Gain experience through an independent project related to your specific interests

Exciting placement opportunities will help to further refine your knowledge, enhance your skills and boost your CV. Previous students have secured placements with Leeds United, Yorkshire Carnegie, Leeds Rhinos and SportsAid, a UK charity helping the next generation of sports stars achieve their potential.

Much of our outstanding and pioneering research feeds directly into our taught modules providing the opportunity for you to develop the professional skills and expertise in the area of sport and exercise science.

Why study Sport and Exercise Science at Leeds Beckett University...

  1. Designed to meet professional standards set by the British Association of Sport & Exercise Sciences
  2. Work alongside experienced lecturers and elite athletes to gain a comprehensive understanding of the field
  3. Take advantage of the university’s new state-of-the-art Carnegie School of Sport building
  4. Sport volunteering opportunities, which have previously included global events such as the Olympics, World Athletics Championships and Commonwealth Games

Carnegie School of Sport Physiology Sports Performance Laboratory Dr Barney Wainwright, Senior Research Fellow, explains how research students, athletes and coaches can get the most out of the Carnegie School of Sport’s state-of-the-art Sports Performance Laboratory.

Sport Performance Laboratory