Sport MSc/MA

Attendance
Duration
Location
Start Date
Duration
1 Year
Location
Waterside
Start Date
September

Overview Updated 06/11/2019

Apply for MA Sport (Sport Management)

Apply for MA Sport (Sport Media & Digital Marketing)

Apply for MSc Sport (Sport Science)

The MSc/MA Sport has three distinct and separate pathways of study allowing you to focus on Sport Science or Sport Management or Sport Media & Digital Marketing. You can elect to take study topics in your chosen area of interest and it allows you to design your master’s degree to meet your career aspirations.

Whether you wish to follow an applied career in an area of Sport, or go on to further study at PhD level, this programme gives you the skills, qualification and insight to follow your ambitions.

To register your interest to study MA/MSc Sport, please email Dr Anthony Baross, Course Leader, at Anthony.Baross@northampton.ac.uk

Course

Highlights

  • Subject specific modules tailored to the individual pathways allow you to design your Master’s degree to meet your career aspirations.
  • Apply and develop your skills in a practical, real-world setting.
  • Opportunity to undertake 240 hours of Work placements.
  • Taught by motivated and research active Tutors
  • Brand New Campus and Facilities at our £330 million Waterside Campus.
  • An opportunity for you to write up your research for a peer review or trade journal and present your study.

Additional

Information

Further information

For further information about the course please contact Dr Anthony Baross, Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Physiology, by email:
Anthony.Baross@northampton.ac.uk

Course Details

MSc/MA Sport with specific pathways in:

  • MSc Sport (Sport Science)
  • MA Sport (Sport Management)
  • MA Sport (Sports Media and Digital Marketing).

Students study six modules over one year, if full time, or two years if studying part time. The programme supports you to develop your knowledge and understanding of key aspects of your chosen pathway and is aimed at individuals that have a prior knowledge of, or keen interest in, Sport Physiology, or Psychology, or Management or Sport Media and Digital Marketing. The module design allows students to negotiate the specific topics covered within the module allowing students to not only study the general topic area but specific areas within the subject that are student focused.

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Open Days

Discover More

Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying with us.

To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

Contacts

Course enquiries
study@northampton.ac.uk

Application status enquiries
admissions2020@northampton.ac.uk

Current student enquiries
SID@northampton.ac.uk

International student enquiries
international@northampton.ac.uk

Enquire online
Online enquiry form

Applying for 2019
Facebook Applicant Group

Office hours:
Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

Phone Call

Home / EU: 0300 303 2772

International: +44 (0)1604 894503

 

Entry Requirements

You will need to have a minimum of 2.2 class honours degree in the chosen pathway from a UK university or international equivalent in a relevant subject in order to be eligible to apply for this course.

For more information on how to make an application, please visit our How to Apply page.

If you are an International student and would like information on making an application, please see our How to Apply page.

English Language Requirements

All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

  • Minimum standard – IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent)
    for study at postgraduate level.

For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

Course Content

If a student opts to study the Sport Science pathway, the module SPOM022 will become a compulsory module. If a student opts to take the Sport Management pathway, the module SPOM028 becomes a compulsory module. If a student opts to study the Sport Media and Digital Marketing pathway, the module SPOM027 becomes a compulsory module A student cannot study all three modules.

  • Sport Science (20 Credits)
    Module code: SPOM022
    Core Module N
  • Sport Media and Digital Marketing (20 Credits)
    Module code: SPOM027
    Core Module N
  • Sport Management (20 Credits)
    Module code: SPOM028
    Core Module N
  • Contentious and Contemporary Issues in Sport (20 Credits)
    Module code: SPOM023
    Core Module Y
  • Applied Practice (40 Credits)
    Module code: SPOM019
    Core Module Y
  • Dissemination (20 Credits)
    Module code: SPOM020
    Core Module Y
  • Sport Dissertation (MA) (60 Credits)
    Module code: SPOM026
    Core Module Y
  • Research Methods (20 Credits)
    Module code: SPOM029
    Core Module Y

The awards are designed to equip students with Masters-level knowledge, research and employability skills which can be used in an applied setting, within research, or can be transferable to other areas of applied work.

The students benefit from exposure to a diverse range of different research disciplines, methodologies, theories and applied practice issues. Upon graduation it is envisaged that students will have not only studied a subject in-depth, but they would have also completed and presented a relevant research project or presentation and applied their knowledge through the Applied Practice module.

Facilities &

Special Features

  • Highly equipped and dedicated physiology and sport science laboratories
  • Experienced subject specialists actively researching and publishing in their fields.
  • Opportunities to attend and present research at international conferences.
  • Independently focused areas of study fully supported.
  • Great links with the regions sporting and health organisations such as Northampton Saints, Northampton County Cricket Club, Northampton Town FC, Nsport – the County Sport Partnership, Northampton Leisure Trust, Public Health, Northampton and Kettering General Hospitals.

Alumni 20% Discount

Our Graduate Discount Scheme

Our graduate discount scheme is open to graduates of the University of Northampton who enrol on a full master’s programme with us.

Qualifying students will receive 20% discount on the full tuition fee for their Master’s course.

*Find out if you are eligible for 20% fee discount by visiting our webpage.

Fees & Funding

2020/21 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 20/21 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £7,425
Part Time: £825 per 20 credit module.

Additional costs

Additional costs will be incurred if you decide to participate in optional field trips/visits as part of your course. The exact cost will depend upon the location chosen for the trip.

You will need to wear suitable sports kit for practical sessions as part of the course. You can purchase Sport and Exercise kit (polo shirts and hoodies) but these are not compulsory. The exact cost of kit will be provided at the start of the course.

Postgraduate Loans

If you are starting a postgraduate Master’s course in 20/21 either full-time or part-time* you may be able to apply for a postgraduate loan through Student Finance England.

*The maximum period of study allowed for part-time courses is two years

2019/20 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £7,300
Part Time: £810 per 20 credit module.

Additional costs

Additional costs will be incurred if you decide to participate in optional field trips/visits as part of your course. The exact cost will depend upon the location chosen for the trip.

You will need to wear suitable sports kit for practical sessions as part of the course. You can purchase Sport and Exercise kit (polo shirts and hoodies) but these are not compulsory. The exact cost of kit will be provided at the start of the course.

Postgraduate Loans

If you are starting a postgraduate Master’s course in 19/20 either full-time or part-time* you may be able to apply for a postgraduate loan through Student Finance England.

*The maximum period of study allowed for part-time courses is two years

2020/21 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 20/21 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

International:£13,750

Additional costs

Additional costs will be incurred if you decide to participate in optional field trips/visits as part of your course. The exact cost will depend upon the location chosen for the trip.

You will need to wear suitable sports kit for practical sessions as part of the course. You can purchase Sport and Exercise kit (polo shirts and hoodies) but these are not compulsory. The exact cost of kit will be provided at the start of the course.

International scholarships

For information on the scholarships available to you as an international student, please see our International scholarships page.

2019/20 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

International:£12,750

Additional costs

Additional costs will be incurred if you decide to participate in optional field trips/visits as part of your course. The exact cost will depend upon the location chosen for the trip.

You will need to wear suitable sports kit for practical sessions as part of the course. You can purchase Sport and Exercise kit (polo shirts and hoodies) but these are not compulsory. The exact cost of kit will be provided at the start of the course.

International scholarships

For information on the scholarships available to you as an international student, please see our International scholarships page.


*Course data provided by Unistats

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Updated 06/11/2019

  • Apply for MA Sport (Sport Management)

    Apply for MA Sport (Sport Media & Digital Marketing)

    Apply for MSc Sport (Sport Science)

    The MSc/MA Sport has three distinct and separate pathways of study allowing you to focus on Sport Science or Sport Management or Sport Media & Digital Marketing. You can elect to take study topics in your chosen area of interest and it allows you to design your master’s degree to meet your career aspirations.

    Whether you wish to follow an applied career in an area of Sport, or go on to further study at PhD level, this programme gives you the skills, qualification and insight to follow your ambitions.

    To register your interest to study MA/MSc Sport, please email Dr Anthony Baross, Course Leader, at Anthony.Baross@northampton.ac.uk

    Course

    Highlights

    • Subject specific modules tailored to the individual pathways allow you to design your Master’s degree to meet your career aspirations.
    • Apply and develop your skills in a practical, real-world setting.
    • Opportunity to undertake 240 hours of Work placements.
    • Taught by motivated and research active Tutors
    • Brand New Campus and Facilities at our £330 million Waterside Campus.
    • An opportunity for you to write up your research for a peer review or trade journal and present your study.
  • MSc/MA Sport with specific pathways in:

    • MSc Sport (Sport Science)
    • MA Sport (Sport Management)
    • MA Sport (Sports Media and Digital Marketing).

    Students study six modules over one year, if full time, or two years if studying part time. The programme supports you to develop your knowledge and understanding of key aspects of your chosen pathway and is aimed at individuals that have a prior knowledge of, or keen interest in, Sport Physiology, or Psychology, or Management or Sport Media and Digital Marketing. The module design allows students to negotiate the specific topics covered within the module allowing students to not only study the general topic area but specific areas within the subject that are student focused.

    Read more

    Additional

    Information

    Further information

    For further information about the course please contact Dr Anthony Baross, Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Physiology, by email:
    Anthony.Baross@northampton.ac.uk

    • Discover More

      Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

      Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying with us.

      To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

  • You will need to have a minimum of 2.2 class honours degree in the chosen pathway from a UK university or international equivalent in a relevant subject in order to be eligible to apply for this course.

    For more information on how to make an application, please visit our How to Apply page.

    If you are an International student and would like information on making an application, please see our How to Apply page.

    English Language Requirements

    All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

    • Minimum standard – IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent)
      for study at postgraduate level.

    For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

     

    Contacts

    Course enquiries
    study@northampton.ac.uk

    Application status enquiries
    admissions2020@northampton.ac.uk

    Current student enquiries
    SID@northampton.ac.uk

    International student enquiries
    international@northampton.ac.uk

    Enquire online
    Online enquiry form

    Applying for 2019
    Facebook Applicant Group

    Office hours:
    Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
    Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

    Phone Call

    0300 303 2772

    +44 (0)1604 892134

    +44 (0)1604 892546

  • If a student opts to study the Sport Science pathway, the module SPOM022 will become a compulsory module. If a student opts to take the Sport Management pathway, the module SPOM028 becomes a compulsory module. If a student opts to study the Sport Media and Digital Marketing pathway, the module SPOM027 becomes a compulsory module A student cannot study all three modules.

    • Sport Science (20 Credits)
      Module code: SPOM022
      Core Module N
    • Sport Media and Digital Marketing (20 Credits)
      Module code: SPOM027
      Core Module N
    • Sport Management (20 Credits)
      Module code: SPOM028
      Core Module N
    • Contentious and Contemporary Issues in Sport (20 Credits)
      Module code: SPOM023
      Core Module Y
    • Applied Practice (40 Credits)
      Module code: SPOM019
      Core Module Y
    • Dissemination (20 Credits)
      Module code: SPOM020
      Core Module Y
    • Sport Dissertation (MA) (60 Credits)
      Module code: SPOM026
      Core Module Y
    • Research Methods (20 Credits)
      Module code: SPOM029
      Core Module Y

    The awards are designed to equip students with Masters-level knowledge, research and employability skills which can be used in an applied setting, within research, or can be transferable to other areas of applied work.

    The students benefit from exposure to a diverse range of different research disciplines, methodologies, theories and applied practice issues. Upon graduation it is envisaged that students will have not only studied a subject in-depth, but they would have also completed and presented a relevant research project or presentation and applied their knowledge through the Applied Practice module.

    Facilities &

    Special Features

    • Highly equipped and dedicated physiology and sport science laboratories
    • Experienced subject specialists actively researching and publishing in their fields.
    • Opportunities to attend and present research at international conferences.
    • Independently focused areas of study fully supported.
    • Great links with the regions sporting and health organisations such as Northampton Saints, Northampton County Cricket Club, Northampton Town FC, Nsport – the County Sport Partnership, Northampton Leisure Trust, Public Health, Northampton and Kettering General Hospitals.
  • 2020/21 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 20/21 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £7,425
    Part Time: £825 per 20 credit module.

    Additional costs

    Additional costs will be incurred if you decide to participate in optional field trips/visits as part of your course. The exact cost will depend upon the location chosen for the trip.

    You will need to wear suitable sports kit for practical sessions as part of the course. You can purchase Sport and Exercise kit (polo shirts and hoodies) but these are not compulsory. The exact cost of kit will be provided at the start of the course.

    Postgraduate Loans

    If you are starting a postgraduate Master’s course in 20/21 either full-time or part-time* you may be able to apply for a postgraduate loan through Student Finance England.

    *The maximum period of study allowed for part-time courses is two years

    2019/20 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £7,300
    Part Time: £810 per 20 credit module.

    Additional costs

    Additional costs will be incurred if you decide to participate in optional field trips/visits as part of your course. The exact cost will depend upon the location chosen for the trip.

    You will need to wear suitable sports kit for practical sessions as part of the course. You can purchase Sport and Exercise kit (polo shirts and hoodies) but these are not compulsory. The exact cost of kit will be provided at the start of the course.

    Postgraduate Loans

    If you are starting a postgraduate Master’s course in 19/20 either full-time or part-time* you may be able to apply for a postgraduate loan through Student Finance England.

    *The maximum period of study allowed for part-time courses is two years

    2020/21 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 20/21 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    International:£13,750

    Additional costs

    Additional costs will be incurred if you decide to participate in optional field trips/visits as part of your course. The exact cost will depend upon the location chosen for the trip.

    You will need to wear suitable sports kit for practical sessions as part of the course. You can purchase Sport and Exercise kit (polo shirts and hoodies) but these are not compulsory. The exact cost of kit will be provided at the start of the course.

    International scholarships

    For information on the scholarships available to you as an international student, please see our International scholarships page.

    2019/20 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    International:£12,750

    Additional costs

    Additional costs will be incurred if you decide to participate in optional field trips/visits as part of your course. The exact cost will depend upon the location chosen for the trip.

    You will need to wear suitable sports kit for practical sessions as part of the course. You can purchase Sport and Exercise kit (polo shirts and hoodies) but these are not compulsory. The exact cost of kit will be provided at the start of the course.

    International scholarships

    For information on the scholarships available to you as an international student, please see our International scholarships page.

*Course data provided by Unistats

Waterside

Our brand new £330 million campus.

Now Open

Discover the campus

360° Tour