MSc Sports and Exercise Medicine – Now Recruiting - Funded Places Available
Centre for Sports Medicine
University of Nottingham
This MSc in Sports and Exercise Medicine is primarily designed for medical practitioners and physiotherapists, with at least two years’ experience as practising health care professionals. It is ideal for professionals who wish to develop their knowledge and skills in managing sports injuries and promoting physical activity for health.
Commencing in September each year the course can be taken on a full-time basis over one year or part-time over two years.
What the MSc covers:
As an MSc student, you will study a series of core modules in Sports and Exercise Medicine.
• Sports injuries
• Nutrition in Health and Exercise
• Muscle Physiology and Metabolism
• Immediate and Pre-Hospital Care of the Injured Athlete
• Physical Activity in Health and Disease
• Research Methods
• Project and Dissertation: Sports Medicine
You will take part in a two day Emergency Medical Management in Individual and Team Sports (EMMiITS) course. This highly practical and intensive first aid course gives you the opportunity to improve your pitch side skills under the guidance of experienced and knowledgeable practitioners.
You will also have the opportunity to attend the Soft Tissue Injury Clinics run at Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham, and various other clinics in the region during the course.
The syllabus is covered by lectures, seminars, sport placements and practical sessions. Time will be allocated for private study, production of written reports and presentations, clinic attendance and research. Your work will be assessed by a number of methods including written and practical examinations, oral presentations, reflective portfolios as well as the dissertation.
Fully funded places are available for health care professionals working in the East Midlands and having the support of their manager. These places are funded through the East Midlands Healthcare Workforce Deanery (SHA) contract with The University of Nottingham.
To check if you qualify for funding please call (0115) 823 1213 or email SoN-LBR-Enquiries@nottingham.ac.uk. Doctors can apply for up to £1,000 GP training bursary offered by Arthritis Research UK towards their tuition fee.
Our Graduate School offers advice and support with funding applications. Take a look at the Graduate School website to find out what options are available to you.
Find out more
To find out more about the course and The University of Nottingham, visit our website
- Funding applies to:
- EU applicants (including UK)
Contacts and how to apply
- Administrative contact and how to apply:
For more information, please contact Marina Skinner, course administrator
t: +44 (0)115 823 1111