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Postgraduate Pathway leading to Sport and Exercise Science

The School of Sport, Health and Applied Science is an internationally-recognised centre with established expertise and resources in running degrees in the areas of sport, health and exercise sciences. The School is committed to offering students vocationally-relevant programmes of study with the highest academic standards. It has undergone rapid expansion in recent years, with the building of new facilities to support the programmes, and the employment of expert staff in the various fields of sport, health and exercise science.

All of the School’s teaching and learning activity is underpinned by significant research and consultancy (knowledge transfer) work, and staff are actively involved in professional associations.

The School of Sport, Health and Applied Science scored 90% for access to learning resources in the 2016 National Student Survey. 89% of students in the School agree that staff are enthusiastic about what they are teaching.

Postgraduate Pathway

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Stage 1Stage 2
Master’s Degree

£8,445 (One semester)


* NB. All stated St. Mary’s University fees are a guide only and are subject to change on an annual basis.

Stage 1: Pre-master’s

1-semester option

  • Study Skills and Communication module
  • Critical Thinking for Postgraduate Study
  • Research Methods for Postgraduate Study

Stage 2: Master’s Degree

See information about your chosen degree below.

Successful completion of this pathway will lead to one of the following awards from St Mary’s University:

  • MSc Applied Sport & Exercise Physiology
  • MSc Applied Sport Psychology

*All courses are subject to approval


Stage 1: One semester
Stage 2: Three semesters


Stage 1: January and May
Stage 2: September

Study Location

St Mary’s University
60 Waldegrave Road
TW11 8GT

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Undergraduate Programmes

University Foundation in Business, Management, Marketing and Tourism
University Foundation in Creative Media and Humanities
University Foundation in Law and Social Science
University Foundation in Science and Health
University Foundation in Sport and Exercise Science

Postgraduate Programmes

Premaster’s leading to Creative Media and Humanities
Premaster’s in Business and Management
Premaster’s leading to Science and Health
Premaster’s leading to Sport and Exercise Science
Premasters leading to Law