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ABOUT THE COURSEDo you want to further your knowledge of sport science and athletic development? Solent’s sport science and performance coaching master’s degree has been designed in partnership with industry experts to help equip students with skills, experience and knowledge precisely tailored to industry requirements.Built on a successful and popular undergraduate programme, this high-level master’s degree helps to prepare students for a career in the sports industry by delivering hands-on
ABOUT THE COURSE
Do you want to further your knowledge of sport science and athletic development? Solent’s sport science and performance coaching master’s degree has been designed in partnership with industry experts to help equip students with skills, experience and knowledge precisely tailored to industry requirements.
Built on a successful and popular undergraduate programme, this high-level master’s degree helps to prepare students for a career in the sports industry by delivering hands-on professional skills and adopting an interdisciplinary approach to coaching.
During the course, students will explore key areas such as talent identification, long-term athlete development, performance analysis, strength and conditioning, peak performance, technical and tactical development, marginal gains, social support and mental skills coaching.
Past students have benefitted from a guest speaker programme which has featured lectures from professionals from the highest level of a variety of sports, who have shared their advice, knowledge and experience of the industry.
The course has a practical focus, combining hands-on experience with master’s theory to teach students how to apply learning to a professional sporting environment.
What does this course lead to?
The skills you’ll develop on this course open up a wide range of career opportunities in sport and exercise science, across every sport imaginable.
You’ll have the opportunity to specialise at the highest level with Solent’s PhD programme, under the guidance of various staff members.
Who is this course for?
This course is well-suited to those with a sports science-related undergraduate degree who wish to further their knowledge to pursue a career in sport at all levels.
Solent University (SU) is a long-established and highly regarded educational institution in Southampton with over 160 years of teaching heritage to its name. With postgraduate courses available in a huge number of subject areas, SU offers a range of MA, MSc and MBA programs, as well as industry-accredited professional and part-time courses.
SU is located in the coastal city of Southampton, a city with a population of around 250,000 which offers something for everyone. Southampton has beautiful city centre parks, lively arts and music scene as well as a culture of sports and outdoor pursuits. There is a waterfront development with restaurants and modern shopping centres, and many beaches within an hour’s drive.