Postgraduate taught 

Sport & Exercise Science & Medicine MSc

Background and aims

Background and aims

This MSc is designed to provide an advanced, research-led programme in Sport and Exercise Science and Medicine. The course options available enable students choose their own programme, either undertaking a broad range courses across the field of Sport and Exercise Science and Medicine, or specialising in topics related to Physical Activity & Health, Sport & Performance, or Sports Medicine.The Programme is suitable for those with an undergraduate degree in or related to the Sport and Exercise Sciences, Physiotherapy, Medicine, other relevant biological/biomedical sciences, or other health professions/health-related areas.

sports bike

The University of Glasgow has state-of-the-art facilities for the study of both performance and health aspects of Sport and Exercise Science - from the whole body to the molecular level. State-of-the-art facilitates and resources for Sports Medicine are also available in the custom-built, National Stadium Sports, Health and Injury Clinic at Hampden Park. The West of Scotland, with its wide range of socio-economic levels and high disease burden, provides the ideal setting to investigate and develop strategies for lifestyle intervention to improve public health. This combination of expertise and setting may be unique in the United Kingdom.

Sports students swimming pool

This Programme is research-led, with the taught components are delivered by active researchers of national and international repute in the field of Sport and Exercise Science & Medicine. It provides an excellent basis for those wishing to pursue PhD level research, or for those planning or engaged in research, teaching or applied practical careers in the fields of Physical Activity & Health or Sports Performance. The programme also provides specialist postgraduate training in Sport and Exercise Science and Medicine for doctors, physiotherapists and related health professionals.

sports student physio