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Specialist master's courses from the Department for Health

Find out more about our distance learning courses and explore why Bath is a great place to study your Master’s degree

Which course is right for me?

View our courses to find out which one might be right for you.


MSc Sport and Exercise Medicine

A specialist academic and clinical online masters course, exclusively for doctors. Develop the in-depth knowledge and clinical skills you need to provide both primary and specialist sport and exercise medicine care.

MSc Sports Physiotherapy

A specially-designed, online masters for physiotherapists. Deepen your knowledge of sports physiotherapy, athlete management and performance enhancement.

Why study with Bath?


Highly ranked in independent league tables, we are known for excellence in teaching and research, a superb student experience, and providing outstanding preparation for the workplace.

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Why distance learning?


Both the MSc Sport and Exercise Medicine and the MSc Sports Physiotherapy degree courses are delivered via part-time distance learning. We are one of just a few universities offering this type of course which provides the convenience of being able to complete your studies while remaining in clinical practice.

In addition to online content which will be accessible on a flexible basis, you will take part in residential teaching weeks to support your practical and clinical examination training.

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Join a research-led department


Our Department for Health undertakes a wide variety of research, the impact of which ranges from influencing international policy and practice, through to generating millions of pounds of cost-savings for governments.

We are focussed on issues happening right now. During the Covid-19 pandemic, researchers within the department have been busy exploring how restrictions have impacted our lifestyles. Read perspectives on the Covid-19 pandemic from our academics across the university.

As a student of the department, you will have access to research generated by several research centres and groups, including our world-leading Centre for Pain Research (CPR).

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Talk to us live


We love talking to students who might be interested in one of our master's courses. That's why we hold several events throughout the year giving you the chance to ask your questions via our virtual online platform.

Both academics and our student ambassadors will be available to answer your questions on anything from studying from a distance, to the course structure. Why not join us for our next event?

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Get in touch

If you have any questions about our courses, you can contact our admissions team.