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University of Gloucestershire
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Sports Performance Analysis


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Part Time
Course length
1 Years
Oxstalls, Gloucester

Course overview

Develop yourself while studying scientific and applied modules, resulting in ISPAS accreditation upon completion. This programme offers a student-centred, supportive environment to undertake your Master’s level study.

You’ll learn in brand new, purpose built sporting facilities, including an international-standard sports arena and 3G pitches. As a community, we pride ourselves on high-quality, research-led and industry informed teaching and learning.

You’ll be taught by passionate, engaging, industry-connected and accredited staff. This programme will offer opportunities for transformational work placements in diverse environments, including professional and youth sport.

Study style

The practical nature of many disciplines within this subject area lend themselves to innovative practical assessment methods, allowing meaningful assessment of discipline based competencies. Through a wide variety of delivery and assessment modes, this course offers opportunity for life-long learning, encouraging enhancement of employability, using industry-relevant assessment practice.

Assessment on the course is designed to inspire and challenge students, promoting creativity and growing confidence. You’ll be assessed practical-based exams, presentations, scientific report writing and a research proposal leading to an independent project.

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Entry requirements

    • 2:1 classification in a sport-related degree.

      Those who hold a sport-related degree classification of either 2:2 (or below) or a non-sport-related degree will be considered on a case-by-case basis and may be required to submit a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate relevant experience/knowledge.

    • EU and international students need IELTS 6.0 overall (no less than 5.5 in writing and in any other band) or equivalent.

Course modules


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Students usually support themselves through a postgraduate loan, private savings, family support or sponsorship from an employer. For advice and guidance on your funding options, contact the Money Advice team at or call 01242 714535.

UoG graduates receive 15% off postgraduate tuition fees. Terms apply.

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Sep 2024 Oxstalls, Gloucester £3,470 £5,700
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UoG Career promise

At UoG we create a climate for bravery and growth. We instil confidence in all our students, so you can graduate career-ready and meet your ambitions.

96% of our graduates are in work or further study*, but if you’re not in a job 6 months after graduating we’ll guarantee you 6 months of free support, followed by the offer of a paid internship to kickstart your career – plus we’ll commit to lifetime career coaching. Eligibility conditions apply.

*Graduate Outcomes Survey published 2024 and based on 2021/22 leavers

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You’ll graduate with the expertise and the ISPAS accreditation necessary for becoming a performance analyst in a range of sports settings. With the growing demand for postgraduate qualifications in performance analysis, this Master’s degree will ensure you are in the best possible position to succeed in this field.

Whether you choose to work in individual or team-based sports, you’ll develop the skills to undertake match analysis using a range of highly technical equipment and software.

The MSc in Sports Performance Analysis also offers transformative work placements and an industry-informed learning environment, supported by passionate staff and leading-edge facilities.


High quality teaching and facilities

The School of Education and Applied Sciences at University of Gloucestershire has high-quality academic, coaching, and sport science staff and students, as well as first-class facilities and educational resources.

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Develop your employability

This course encourages enhancement of employability – inspiring and challenging students to promote their creativity and grow in confidence.

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Push your possible with a master’s degree

Increase your pay potential, specialise in a subject you love, or pursue your passion and switch careers.

UoG alumni can benefit from a postgraduate scholarship discount of 15% off tuition fees.

Discover the benefits of studying a master’s degree.

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