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MSc Sport Science

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About the Programme

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.

If you are interested in applying to the joint UWI/UNB Postgraduate Diploma/ MSc Sport Sciences programmes please note that all applications to these programmes are to be made through the UNB online application system found at:   http://www.unb.ca/fredericton/kinesiology/graduate/sport-sciences.html.

Please note the following:
  1. ​You are to apply for the MSESS program at UNB
  2. Your statement of purpose should clearly indicate that you are applying for the joint program.

What Will I Study?

This programme is designed to achieve the following:
  • Expose students to an interdisciplinary appreciation of the knowledge field of sports, combining sports science with sport and recreational management, physiology, pyschology, 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 practices in sport sciences and sports management.
  • Provide opportunities for practical experience across the sub-fields of sport.

Facilities and Resources

Enhance your learning experience by fully utilising our:
  • Strength and Conditioning Laboratory
  • Biomechanics and Exercise Physiology Laboratory

Why Study in Barbados

Come for a semester on Study Abroad or do a full degree in a multicultural learning environment.  Enjoy the beach, experience the culture and excel in your studies.

We welcome local, international and regional students.

At a Glance

  • Degree Level: Postgraduate
  • Qualification: MSc
  • Duration: The degree programme is offered over 12 months for full-time students and 18 months for part-time students.

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Programme Details

Semester I

  • Leadership & Human Resource Management
  • Sport Management & Marketing
  • Advanced Sociology of Sport
  • Advanced Nutrition
  • Research Methods
Semester II
  • Biomechanics & Sport Analysis
  • Advanced Exercise Physiology
  • Strength & Conditioning
  • Advanced Exercise & Sport
  • Psychology
  • Ethics & Sport
Summer
Practicum or Research Paper

A first degree from The University of the West Indies or a recognized institution For applicants without a first degree, they should possess an associate degree or diploma from an approved educational institution. Additionally, applicants should have at least 3 years experience in a sporting institution or institution that offers sport as a curriculum activity (e.g.: schools, colleges or universities). In general, applicants for entry into the programme may have to undergo an interview before final selection.

If you are interested in applying to the joint UWI/UNB Postgraduate Diploma/ MSc Sport Sciences programmes please note that all applications to these programmes are to be made through the UNB online application system found at:   http://www.unb.ca/fredericton/kinesiology/graduate/sport-sciences.html.

Please note the following:

  1. ​You are to apply for the MSESS program at UNB
  2. Your statement of purpose should clearly indicate that you are applying for the joint program.

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