MSc in Sport and Exercise Science atUniversity of Essex , ColchesterFaculty of Science and Health


12 months (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • MSc in Sport and Exercise Science is offered by the Faculty of Science and Health under the University of Essex, UK.
  • This is a Master's level program with a course duration of 12 Months location at Colchester campus based in: Sport, Rehabilitation and Exercise Sciences (School of)
  • This program trains in the practical and theoretical elements of sport and exercises science. Explore the broad spectrum of areas that underpin health; sport and exercise. With our state-of-the-art facilities and science-based approach, you gain a solid understanding of the biology, physiology, biomechanics, nutrition and psychology of sport
  • MSc Sport and Exercise Science study a wide variety of topics including
  • How extreme environments can affect human performance
  • Pediatric exercise science
  • Sport psychology
  • Applicants can gain practical hands-on experience in our specialist laboratory facilities, as well as learning the theoretical approaches. Our seminar-based teaching gives students a platform to participate in small group discussions and share expertise and knowledge
  • The sports science, fitness, health and leisure sectors are booming and provide a variety of careers for sports and exercise science graduates


  • University Rankings
    • #401-500

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2021

    • #439

      - QS 2022

    • #301-350

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #27

      - The Complete University Guide 2022

    • #64

      - The Guardian 2022

    • #643

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 18,10,750
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 4,82,592
TransportationINR 38,160
Books and course materialsINR 71,549
Personal ExpensesINR 1,76,489
MiscellaneousINR 1,16,314
TotalINR 8,85,104

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 Pound = INR 91.73


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 9ᵗʰ December 2021

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned



  • A degree of 2.2 in a subject relevant to Sport, Exercise, Psychology or Human Biology with an overall grade of between 50 to 55% OR 5.3 to 5.8/10 OR 2.12 to 2.32/4 depending on the Bachelor degree institution

  • Degree should contain modules in sport, psychology or human biology - such as biology, physiology, anatomy or genetics


Marks - 58/90

  • Overall with minimum component scores:
    • Listening: 42
    • Reading: 42
    • Writing: 42
    • Speaking: 42


Marks - 6.5/9

  • Overall with minimum component scores:
    • Listening: 5.5
    • Reading: 5.5
    • Writing: 5.5
    • Speaking: 5.5

Other eligibility criteria
If the applicant does not meet the IELTS requirements then the applicant may be able to complete a pre-sessional English pathway that enables the applicant to start their course without retaking IELTS
Conditional Offer


A conditional offer will be issued to an applicant who has not provided evidence of an academic or English language entrance requirement, or who is still to complete an academic or English language qualification, or where additional documentation is required, for example a reference. The offer letter will set out the specific conditions that the applicant has been asked to achieve in order for their place to be confirmed. The offer will specify the minimum level of achievement and the level, subject area and awarding institution of the award which needs to be completed. Where appropriate the offer will include the English language requirement that the applicant must achieve in order for their place to be confirmed.

Application Process

Step 1: Additional documents required

  • Official transcripts, in English or a certified translation of your academic results to date, showing marks or grades
  • Proof of English language proficiency test scores
  • Copies of certificates for any degrees or other awards already completed
  • Personal statement (no more than 500 words), including the following-
    • Applicant's reasons for wishing to study in the UK and why they have chosen their area of study 

Step 2: Start your online application

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