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UCL (University College London): Sports Medicine, Exercise and Health

Institution UCL (University College London) View institution profile
Department Division of Surgery & Interventional Science
Web https://www.ucl.ac.uk
Study type Taught

Summary

This MSc is designed to give clinicians a deeper understanding of sports medicine, sports injuries and exercise medicine. The programme covers the evidence-based management of sports medicine and musculoskeletal injuries, and emphasises the vital role of physical activity in the prevention and treatment of chronic disease.This MSc can be taken full-time or part-time as a campus-based student, or via a flexible modular route with distance learning.

The programme focuses on the prevention and treatment of sports injuries in particular. It will also provide a thorough grounding in functional anatomy and biomechanics, exercise physiology and psychology, as well as the fundamentals of exercise in maintaining and improving health. Students develop essential research skills through an independent research project.

All students undertake modules to the value of 180 credits.

The MSc programme consists of 8 taught modules (7 core and 1 optional, 120 credits) and a research project (60 credits). Upon successful completion of 180 credits, you will be awarded the MSc. The PG Dip consists of 8 taught modules (7 core and 1 optional, 120 credits). Upon successful completion of 120 credits, you will be awarded a PG Dip in Sports Medicine, Exercise and Health.

A Postgraduate Diploma (120 credits, full-time nine months) is offered.

Upon successful completion of 180 credits, you will be awarded a MSc in Sports Medicine, Exercise and Health. Upon successful completion of 120 credits, you will be awarded a PG Dip in Sports Medicine, Exercise and Health.

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