This Masters is available as both a one year full time course and as a two year part time course, giving you the flexibility to adapt the course to suit your needs. Course attendance is approximately two days at the University per month (Wednesdays), plus clinic and club placements which you will arrange via provided contacts.
During your studies you will focus on the following modules:
- Functional sports anatomy and clinical assessment
- Musculoskeletal medicine and sports injuries
- The sport and exercise medicine practitioner
- Exercise physiology, health and sports nutrition
- Physical activity, health and exercise prescription
- Project work and dissertation
In your first semester you will attend a two-day Immediate Care in Sport course and arrange MSK clinics and club placements to give you the opportunity to apply your knowledge through practical experience.
You will also have access to our brand new labs and sports facilities, where Olympic athletes train.
The course will equip you with strong team working skills through its interdisciplinary approach to training. You will be equipped to work in teams of professionals with complimentary expertise such as strength and conditioning, team coaches, physiotherapists and acute injury settings.
The list shown below represents typical modules/components studied and may change from time to time. Read more in our Terms and conditions.
For more information and a full list of typical modules available on this course, please read Sport and Exercise Medicine MSc Full Time in the course catalogue
For more information and a full list of typical modules available on this course, please read Sport and Exercise Medicine MSc Part Time in the course catalogue
Functional Sports Anatomy and Clinical Assessment
Musculoskeletal Medicine and Sport Injuries
The Sport and Exercise Medicine Practitioner I
Exercise Physiology, Health and Sports Nutrition
Physical Activity, Health and Exercise Prescription
The Sport and Exercise Medicine Practitioner II
Project Work and Dissertation
Learning and teaching
Attendance is compulsory and will be approximately two days a month (Wednesdays). Recorded lectures of shared modules with other courses will be available to be viewed online, along with specified eLearning material.
Seminars will be recorded, where appropriate. Some practical sessions, group tutorials and specific teaching sessions will be compulsory.
Placements at appropriate professional clubs and NHS clinics will be organised, with some flexibility to negotiate clinic dates and times, and contacts will be provided for self-organised additional experience opportunities. Predominantly we use a case based approach; the eLearning each week will have a relevant case or scenario identified, and required reading and practical tasks set. In the past, students have worked with high-profile sports teams such as Leeds Rhinos, Leeds United and GB Basketball.
There will be a variety of assessments, appropriate for vocational character of the course and the nature of the subjects studied. These will include;
- Tutor observed assessment (case study presentation)
- Reflective log
- Summative MCQ
- Short essay
- Clinical competency sign-off
- Pre-hospital qualification
- eLearning completion
- OSCE stations
- OSCE- Observed Structure Clinical Examination
- Project dissertation
- Laboratory report
- Case studies.
You will have access to a wide range of supervised experience via placements. They are available at NHS Bradford & Airedale MSK clinics; York City FC, Leeds United FC, Hull City FC; options also include GB Swimming, GB Basketball etc.