|Application deadline:||30th June 2013|
|Tuition fee:|| |
|Start date:||October 2015|
|Credits (ECTS):||90 ECTS|
|Duration full-time:||12 months|
|Delivery mode:||On Campus|
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The course includes lectures, practical and clinical work. It aims to present a scientific basis for the study of all aspects of sports and exercise medicine; to outline a comprehensive programme for injury prevention and treatment; to define guidelines for the scientific monitoring and training of athletes; to enable participants to prescribe training advice for different age groups; and to expose participants to a wide range of specialities relevant to sport and exercise.
A M.Sc. degree is awarded following the passing of written, oral and clinical examinations and the acceptance of a dissertation based on practical research work. Marks are allocated on the basis of 67% continuous assessment and end of year written examinations and 33% dissertation.
The MSc is the equivalent of 90 ECTS and is comprised of the following modules:
* ECTS Pure and Applied Anatomy 10
* ECTS Sports and Exercise Physiology 10
* ECTS Clinical Sports Medicine 10
* ECTS Musculoskeletal Assessment 10
* ECTS Research Methodology 10
* ECTS Maximising Sports Performance 10
* ECTS Research Dissertation 30
Incourse and official end of term examinations of ECTS units consist of:
(a) Written examination - MCQs and SAQs
(b) Practical examinations - competence in musculoskeletal examination techniques, clinical cases and athletic assessment.
All ECTS modules must be passed (>50%). No compensation is allowed between written papers and clinical examinations. The dissertation can only be undertaken when interim assessments have been completed successfully. The degree is externally monitored and examined.
A Master of Science degree in Sports and Exercise Medicine is awarded following the passing of written, oral and clinical examinations and the acceptance of a dissertation based on practical research work. [The course is accredited equivalence to FSEM Diploma in Sport and Exercise Medicine United Kingdom and Ireland by the Intercollegiate Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine - although this is not recognised for progression in Specialty Training in the UK .] Marks are allocated on the basis of 67% continuous assessment and end of year written examinations and 33% dissertation.