This is the only Performance Analysis masters degree in the North West of England. The online theoretical content will provide the basis for the ‘on campus’ sessions, in order to put your learning into practice and provide some context to the theories.Throughout this course, you will study the discipline of Performance Analysis in Sport and gain an understanding of how this vastly growing sector interacts with a multitude of Sports Science disciplines.You will:Have access to industry standard
This is the only Performance Analysis master's degree in the North West of England. The online theoretical content will provide the basis for the ‘on campus’ sessions, in order to put your learning into practice and provide some context to the theories.
Throughout this course, you will study the discipline of Performance Analysis in Sport and gain an understanding of how this vastly growing sector interacts with a multitude of Sports Science disciplines.
Have access to industry standard Performance Analysis equipment and be taught by industry professionals
Learn how this exciting discipline is used across sports to enhance performance
Generate an understanding of how Performance Analysis can be utilised in relation to sport injuries and how this can be measured
Have the opportunity to conduct some primary research that could lead to publications, which may inform future Performance Analysis practice
This course is available both part-time and full-time and is delivered via a blended learning approach, which includes:
Workshops (three days per module, per semester). These are interactive, discursive, reflective, participatory, collaborative and practice related sessions that employ a variety of teaching and learning methods. As the course progresses these will become progressively more student-led, with you presenting case studies for peer and tutor review.
Individual scholarly activity.
Self-directed learning, personal reflection, practice-based application and reflection, including peer and tutor review.
Distance learning resources.
Delivery of supporting resources such as study guides and lecture material online.
Facilitated group work, including tutor and peer evaluation, are a key component of this course.
Personal tutor and peer support, to provide an academic, practice-based and personal support mechanism alongside facilitated networking.
Assessment methods will vary depending on the module. They include:
Case studies (written and oral presentations)
Journal articles (research reports written in the format of a journal article)
Consultancy Pitch Presentation
This programme has strong links with several premierships and football league clubs, as well as local rugby and basketball teams.
As part of this programme, you would be expected to assess athlete performance and put forward suggestions for improvement. Upon successful completion of this programme, you will be equipped with the required skills to apply for ISPAS (International Society of Performance Analysis of Sport) accreditation.
The University of Salford’s campus is based across three sites, with Peel Park within walking distance of Manchester.
More than 3,000 postgraduate students study taught and research degrees each year, contributing to some of Salford’s nationally and internationally-recognised research projects.
There are four academic schools at the University of Salford:
School of Arts and Media
School of Health and Society
Salford Business School
School of Science, Engineering and Environment
The university boasts industry-standard facilities.