Graduate Programmes: Postgraduate Diploma and MSc Sport Sciences

This master’s degree is a double degree run by the Cave Hill Campus and the University of New Brunswick, Canada. It is designed to provide students with a broad understanding of a range of sport sciences subject areas. It utilises best practices to ensure that students exit the degree programme capable of entering the professional field related to their area of study.



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The objectives of the programme are to:
  • Expose students to an interdisciplinary appreciation of the knowledge field of sports, combining sports science with sport and recreational management, physiology, psychology, nutrition and biomechanics.
  • Provide students with the research and analytical skills to assist with the administration, design, monitoring and implementation of a Sports programme.
  • Expose students to best practice in sports science and sports management.
  • Provide opportunities for practical experience across the sub-fields of sport.

Entry Requirements
While the MSc is a double degree with the University of New Brunswick, Canada, candidates only need apply and submit application documents to the UNB at:

For entry to the Post Graduate Diploma and MSc. Sport Sciences programmes, applicants should have a first degree from an approved educational institution, at minimum of a second class honours.
Candidates with Pass Degrees who have other relevant qualifications with at least 3 years experience in a sporting institution or organization that offers sport as a curriculum activity (e.g. schools, colleges or universities), which must be at the level of manager or senior supervisor will be considered for entry on a case-by case basis.
Applicants for entry into the programme may have to undergo an interview before final selection.
Postgraduate Diploma students, on successful completion of the program, may be considered for entry into the MSc. Sport Sciences programme.

The MSc. Sport Sciences degree programme will be offered over 12 months for full-time students and 18-24 months for part-time students.



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Programme Structure/Course of Study

MSc Students are required to gain 39 credits through successful completion of 10 courses (3 credits each), and a practicum (9 credits) or a research paper (9 credits)

The MSc programme also includes two important non-credit workshops in the areas of Mathematics and Biology. Students will be advised individually if they are required to take these workshops.


Please click here for more information on the M.Sc. Sport Sciences programme.
Tuition Cost: View Tuition and Finances Page
Programme Coordinator: Dr. Rudolph Alleyne
Duration: 12 months  full time; 18- 24 months  part-time

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