Welcome to MSc Sport Science
"It was an unforgettable experience at Lincoln. The first thing I read as soon as I entered the University campus for the very first time was 'Wherever you are from, you are home!' and it always felt like a home in Lincoln.”Vaibhav Shah, MSc Sport Science graduate
The University of Lincoln’s Human Performance Centre offers excellent facilities to meet the academic needs of our students. Our experienced staff have academic and professional expertise in a range of areas including sport and exercise physiology, sports biomechanics, sports psychology, coach education, and sports nutrition.
You can find out more about our facilities online: https://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/sport/facilities/.
The breadth of the material and applied experiences covered in this programme can prepare graduates for a range of career opportunities, including sport science support, research or teaching in sport science, physical education or related areas.
Sport Industry Experiences
MSc Sport Science students have benefitted from activities such as internships at Lincoln City FC, visits to the Game Changer Performance sport science and rehabilitation facilities at St George’s Park, and guest lectures from practitioners working within elite sport.
How You Study
An Introduction to Your Modules
† Some courses may offer optional modules. The availability of optional modules may vary from year to year and will be subject to minimum student numbers being achieved. This means that the availability of specific optional modules cannot be guaranteed. Optional module selection may also be affected by staff availability.
How you are assessed
International Postgraduate Taught Application Deadline
Please note that international applications for taught postgraduate programmes starting in September 2022 have now closed.
Entry Requirements 2022-23
Research Areas, Projects and Topics
The School is currently undertaking research in a number of areas at national and international levels. The research is organised under the remit of our five research groupings:
- Biofeedback in Sport Group (BIO)
- Health Advancement Research Team (HART)
- Mental Toughness Research Group (MTOUGH)
- Physiology of Exercise and Sport Performance (PESP)
- Youth Sport Research Group (YSR)
For more information, please visit the School’s research pages.
Dr Sandy Willmott - Programme Leader
Dr Willmott's interests and experience cover both the use of technology for movement analysis in humans, and other animals, and the effective integration of athletes, coaches and sport scientists in improving performance. His research specialisms include the biomechanics of paddle sports, and of swinging motions such as those found in hockey and golf. A strong proponent of seeking diverse opportunities for development, he has undertaken collaborative research in Japan, the USA, and Mexico.Academic Staff List
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