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MSc Sports Engineering

If you are a high-achieving graduate in engineering and the physical sciences, learn to develop and apply your technical knowledge to the world of sport. The course gives you the skills and knowledge to work at the cutting edge of research and development in the sports equipment industry.

More than ever, the world of sport is intimately connected to new technologies. The global sports equipment industry is valued at £200 billion annually and is driven by new research and innovation. In addition, professional and national teams are increasingly reliant on technological solutions to monitor and assess the performance of their elite athletes.

Throughout this course you enhance your technical, problem solving and engineering skills and learn to apply them to the sporting environment. You also develop a biomechanical and physiological understanding of athletes, enabling you to analyse the athlete-equipment interactions in sport.

You complete a major industry linked research project to develop your practical understanding of sports engineering, to gain vital real world experience as well as improve your employability. Recent student projects have been partnered to organisations including

  • Adidas
  • Ping
  • Prince Sports
  • Mitre
  • Gunn and Moore
  • International Tennis Federation
  • International Rugby Board
  • D3o
  • English Institute of Sport
  • UK Sport

The course is delivered by the centre and led by Dr Simon Choppin.

The course is well established and has an excellent reputation with industry and academic employers. Our alumni secure high value employment in global sporting brands, national governing bodies and academia.

Full details of the course - including entry requirements, applications, course syllabus and student profiles - can be found here.

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