Sports Performance Analysis (MSc)


Study mode

Full-Time or Part-Time


Oxstalls, Gloucester

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

Develop yourself along scientific and applied pathways, resulting in accreditation for the International Society of Performance Analysis of Sport upon completion. This programme offers a student centered, supportive environment to undertake your Masters level study.  As a Community, we pride ourselves on high quality, research-led and industry-informed teaching and learning.

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 this course is designed to inspire and challenge students; promote creativity and grow confidence.

You will receive ISPAS accreditation on successful completion of the course.


  • Technique Analysis in Sport
  • Match Analysis for Team Sport
  • Research Methods, Data Handling and Analysis
  • Industry Placement
  • Independent Project

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Study style

Assessments include practical based exams, presentations, scientific report writing, and a research proposal leading to an independent project.

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


Fees - 2019/20 Academic Year
Home and EU Students
Full-Time Fees
Masters £6500
International Students
Full-Time Fees
Masters £14250

The fee displayed is the total course fee for full-time or part-time study; see also the details of potential extra costs. Please refer to the Tuition Fee and Bursary Policy for payment methods and timescales.


The demand for postgraduate qualifications in Performance Analysis is growing. Amateur and Professional teams are seeking experienced practitioners with the skills to undertake match and technique analysis in both individual and team-based sports, using a range of highly technical equipment and software. The employment market expects that candidates will have recognized accreditation to undertake the role of a Performance Analyst in Sport.

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The School of Sport and Exercise at the University of Gloucestershire possesses high quality academic, coaching and sport science staff and students, as well as first-class facilities and educational resources.
This course encourages enhancement of employability and inspires and challenges students to promote their creativity and grow in confidence.

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