MSc Sport Analytics

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MSc

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Start Date(s)

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Learning

UCAS POINTS

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September 2024

  • Full time, 1 year
  • Part time, 2 years
  • On campus
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Fees and Funding

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September 2024

Attendance

Fee

Note

Home
Full time, 1 year
£10,320
Per academic year
Part time, 2 years
£1,720
Per 30 credit module
International
Full time, 1 year
£15,960
Per academic year

Overview

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

MODULES

  • Core Modules
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    The Theory of Sport Analytics

    This module will explain how data and analytics are applied within the industry and how they are used to influence key decisions in various sporting decisions. It will also be demonstrated how technologies have evolved in recent years, and you will comprehend how to use these technologies in an efficient way to ensure you are ready for future employment.

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    Visual Analytics

    The aim of this module is to give you hands-on experience in using data visualization software such as Tableau and Power BI, and also programming languages such as Python and R. You will be given tutorials by our experts, and with the growing importance of data visualization skills in a variety of jobs, this module will help give you the practical knowledge necessary to gain employment in the sports analytics field.

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    Tableau; Storytelling for Sport

    In today's data-driven world, the ability to effectively communicate insights is paramount. We recognize the importance of data visualization as a powerful tool for storytelling and decision-making in the world of sports analytics. This module will introduce you to Tableau, the leading data visualization software, and teach you how to leverage its capabilities to create compelling visual narratives specific to the realm of sports. From match analysis to player performance evaluation, you'll learn to present complex data in an engaging and easily understandable manner. Gain the skills to captivate your audience and make data-driven recommendations that drive success!

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    Team-based Project

    We strongly believe that collaborative experiences are crucial in shaping well-rounded sports analysts. This module is designed to give you hands-on, practical experience in working with real-world data, in a team setting. You will tackle sport-related projects that require the application of analytical techniques, problem-solving skills, and effective teamwork. Collaborate with your peers, draw upon your collective knowledge, and develop comprehensive solutions to complex challenges faced by sport organizations. This module will not only enhance your analytical prowess but also foster essential teamwork and project management skills that are highly sought-after in the industry.

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    Applying Research Skills

    This module provides you with the tools and techniques required to complete your final research project. You will be taught relevant research methodologies and statistical analyses that will help you understand what is required to complete a masters level dissertation.

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    Sport and Exercise Work-Based Learning (Mental Wealth)

    The work placement module will enable you to develop your employability and technical skills within the sports industry. Due to our industry links and array of partnerships, our dedicated placements team will be on hand to help support and find a placement relevant to your career ambitions.

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    Sport Research Project (60 credits)

    The final research project gives you the opportunity to pursue a particular topic that is of interest to you. You will be assigned an academic advisor that will help support you along the process, and you will complete a comprehensive investigation surrounding a topic within the Strength and Conditioning field. This will give you the opportunity to show the knowledge and expertise that have been gained throughout the course.

HOW YOU'LL LEARN

HOW YOU'LL BE ASSESSED

CAMPUS and FACILITIES

Docklands Campus

Docklands Campus, Docklands Campus, London, E16 2RD

WHO TEACHES THIS COURSE

The teaching team includes qualified academics, practitioners and industry experts as guest speakers. Full details of the academics will be provided in the student handbook and module guides.

YOUR FUTURE CAREER