Top 10 Sports Science Masters Degree Courses In The UK & Europe

A Masters in Sports Science can lead to a range of interesting and fulfilling careers including working with athletes or sports teams to treating those with chronic illnesses.

Here is our roundup of 10 of the best masters programs in Sports Science available to study in the UK and Europe*.

MSc in Sports Medicine, Exercise and Health – University College London

Cost: £13,820 total cost for all UK and EU students / £25,610 total cost for international students. 
What You Will Study: Students on this MSc at UCL will cover topics such as Health and Physical Activity and Advanced Sports Injury and Injury Prevention. The course takes 1 year full-time or between 2 and 5 years on a part-time basis. 

MSc in Performance Psychology – University of Edinburgh

Cost: £10,700 total cost for UK and EU students / £21,600 total cost for international students. 
What You Will Study: Concentrating on the Psychology of Sports Performance, Stamina and Success, this course at the University of Edinburgh takes 1 year with full-time study or 2 years with part-time study. 

MSc in Human and Applied Physiology – King's College London

Cost: £12,300 for UK and EU students / £25,500 for international students. 
What You Will Study: Modules at the MSc in Human and Applied Physiology at King’s College London cover topics such as Human Physiology in Extreme Environments and Skeletal Muscle Function and Plasticity. Students take 1-year with full-time study to complete the course. 

MSc in Sports and Exercise Science and Medicine – University of Glasgow

Cost: £8,450 total cost for all UK and EU students / £22,500 total cost for international students. 
What You Will Study: Students at the University of Glasgow can study part-time over 2 years or full-time in 1 year. Modules include Sports Injuries: Prevention and Rehabilitation and Cellular and Molecular Exercise Physiology. 

MSc in Sport Science – University of Groningen

Cost: €2,083 per year for UK and EU students / €15,500 per year for international students. 
What You Will Study: Students at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands will study inEnglish on a full-time basis for 2 years. There are four focus areas; physical activity in children, performance analysis and how to prevent injuries, decision making in sports, and talent identification. All four areas concentrate on ball sports. 

MSc in Sports and Exercise Science – Technical University of Munich

Cost: €129.40 per semester for all students. 
What You Will Study: Topics that are covered at the Technical University of Munich in Germany include Exercise Biology, Psychology and Social Science, and Training and Health. Students are taught in English and the course lasts 2 years with full-time study. 

MSc in Sports and Exercise Medicine ­– University of Nottingham

Cost: £12,330 total cost for all UK and EU students / £25,200 total cost for all international students. 
What You Will Study: This MSc in Sports and Exercise Medicine is for practising clinicians and allied health professionals already working within the field of sports science. Modules include Pitchside Care of the Injured Athlete and Sports Injury Anatomy. The course can be studied full-time in 1 year or part-time in 2 to 5 years. 

MSc in Sports and Exercise Medicine – Queen Mary University of London

Cost: £10,000 total cost for all UK and EU students / £19,295 total cost for all international students. 
What You Will Study: Students at QMUL take 1 year with full-time study or 2 years with part-time study to complete this MSc and modules include Exercise Physiology and Medical Problems in Sport.

MRes in Exercise and Sport Sciences – University of Birmingham

Cost: £4,320 for UK and EU students / £18,360 for international students. 
What You Will Study: This is a Masters by Research and students can focus on issues surrounding exercise, health and sport. Students study full-time and take 1 year to complete their research. 

MSc in Sports and Exercise Medicine – Trinity College Dublin

Cost: €11,804 total cost for all Irish and EU students / €24,761 total cost for all international students. 
What You Will Study: This course at Trinity College Dublin is aimed at those working in medicine as physiotherapists or sports therapists already. The course takes 1 year with full-time study or 2 years with part-time study and modules include Exercise Physiology and Exercise Science.

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2 comments

ABRAHAM NSESUNKPAH Oct. 5, 2019, 1:45 a.m.

Are there scholarships, loans, bursaries that can assist international students to the programs?.
Do you offer such course online, and how much are the fees?.
I am a Consultant of AB'S Educational and Sports Consultancy from Ghana. I want to find out how much it will cost to offer Sports Medicine course in Ghana?.
I need a university where I can lecture at the same time schooling to be pay my fees?.

Charlotte Oct. 8, 2019, 1:30 p.m.

Hi Abraham - these are the PG Sports Science courses that are currently available ton study online
> https://www.postgrad.com/courses/sports-science/all/online-distance-learning/
Once you have been offered a place on one of them you will be eligible to apply for one of our Postgrad Solutions Study Bursaries worth £500 towards your tuition fees >
https://www.postgrad.com/psuk_study_bursaries_apply/
Good luck with your studies.

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