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Masters in Movement Sciences in the UK in 2024

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Masters in Movement Sciences in the UK

Study Movement Sciences Masters Programmes

If you are interested in studying the movement of the human body, sometimes referred to as kinesiology, then a degree in movement sciences may be for you. You will study areas like human anatomy, exercise physiology, biology and more as you learn more about the complexity of human movement.

To study movement sciences, you should have a general interest in human physiology, perhaps from a sporting or rehabilitation background.

Topics you are likely to cover when studying in this field include:

  • Human anatomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Physiology
  • Physiotherapy
  • Strength & conditioning
  • Sport
  • Motor control

Graduates of degrees in Movement Sciences are likely to go on to have careers in areas such as:

  • Physiotherapy & rehabilitation
  • Providing sports sciences for athletics/sporting teams
  • Health promotion & research

Postgraduate programmes in Movement Sciences are most commonly offered at universities as:

  • Masters of Science (MSc/MS degree) and Master Degree, which typically take between 1-2 years to complete when studied Full-time
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), which typically take up to 4 years when studied Full-time, or 6 years studied Part-time
  • Postgraduate Diploma (PG Dip), which will typically take 1 year to complete when studied Full-Time

Entry requirements for postgraduate programmes in Movement Sciences will usually include a bachelor/undergraduate degree in a related field such as Sports Science, Biology or Kinesiology.

Study in the UK

The UK is a popular destination for international students who want to study abroad. With a wide range of universities offering a variety of courses, there are so many opportunities that students might not be able to find elsewhere. Each university will pride itself on offering high quality education from leading teaching professionals. A qualification gained in the UK will be well regarded across the globe, making an education in the UK a great investment in your future. As well as this, there are many highly ranked universities in the UK, around 17 of which are consistently appearing in the top 100 of the QS World University Rankings.

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